Regional Finance Controller

at Intersos
Published September 22, 2022
Location Juba, South Sudan
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

General context of the project

 

In recent years INTERSOS, the largest Italian humanitarian organization, has faced significant changes in terms of rising challenges, adopted structure, contexts to work. In this framework the Finance Department must redefine itself to effectively respond to the new demanding issues and assure the control over specific strategic processes, in order to guarantee the overall organization and its sustainability.​

 

General purpose of the position

 

In the framework of the Strategic Plan (2018-2020), the Finance Department has identified a new role, the Regional Finance Controller, that will be assigned one for each Region, and in support of the Regional Finance Coordinator s/he will be responsible for the quality of the accounting data. S/he will liaise with the Country Finance Coordinators aimed at verifying and validating their output. Among his/her main tasks, the verification of regional accounting data, the consistency and correctness of donor reporting and other relevant operational tasks.​

 

Main responsibilities and tasks

 

  1. Accounting

 

1.1 Review and check Journal workbook of each Mission of the Region;

 

1.2 Ensure accuracy of Regional accounting;

 

1.3 Review country office receivables balances to ensure appropriate and timely followup;

 

1.4 Ensure that senior management is aware of financial, accounting and administrative issues that may impact country offices' performance;

 

1.5 Upload on cloud Drive of the Mission the monthly verified accounting;

 

1.6 Import in NPW Regional accounting.

 

  1. Donor Reporting

 

2.1 Review financial reports prior to submission to the donors;

 

2.2 Review financial part of the amendments/budget revisions;

 

2.3 Review and finalize closeouts for grants.

 

  1. Operational tasks

 

3.1 Move to the Country office for technical induction of new deployed Country Finance Coordinators;

 

3.2 Temporary replace (max 30 days) the vacant position of Country Finance Coordinators of the assigned Region in case of unavailability of Roving Finance officers.

 

Required profile and experience

 

Education

 

Economics, Finance or other related degrees​

 

Professional Experience

 

Relevant experience on finance project management with INGOs and/or International organizations for at least 3 years​

 

Professional Requirements

 

Sound accounting knowledge

Experience working with accounting software is appreciated

Good command of excel

Languages

 

Fluent French and English, mandatory

Italian is appreciated

Personal Requirements

 

Coordination skills

Organizational skills and precision in dealing with deadline

Attitude to teach and do capacity building on the financial aspects

Communication skills

Humanitarian motivation

 

Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick steps: register (including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-up and apply by attaching your CV and motivation letter in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS. In case you encounter severe difficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email, with subject line: “Platform issue – SR-00-2708-Position”.

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