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Associate Director - Finance Operations
As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 68 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country. WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.
Purpose of the position:
To support the Finance Director in designing, developing and assessing organizational financial management strategies & systems that support WVE financial systems and operations.
The position oversees the accounting functions, financial reporting and analysis as well as providing technical support and supervision to Cluster Finance operations. The incumbent will support the Finance Director in ensuring compliance with statutory donor regulations and ensuring the implementation of financial policies and procedures in the field for effective financial resource management, utilization and safeguarding of WVE assets.
The position will be responsible for managing ongoing relationships with the support offices, donors and other stakeholders for ministry effectiveness, with a particular focus on the Sponsorship funded programs.
The incumbent will be expected to exhibit and effectively communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Ensure strong and positive leadership is provided to NO accounts, financial reporting and field cluster operations team and competent staff are hired
Coordinate professional and personal development for the finance staff through adequate orientation, on the job coaching, identification of training needs and opportunities
Ensure effective performance management as per WVI guidelines and standards
Ensure staff capacity is developed to enhance efficiency in execution of duties
Create an environment that enhances team development
Ensure positive supervisory skills are developed
Ensure all sponsorship projects are audited according to the donor requirements.
Ensure that findings and recommendations from audits and various NO accountability mechanisms are acted upon in a timely and effective manner in consultation with Operations Team.
Coordinate regular reviews of CPO internal control systems to mitigate risks and ensure accountability that will result in good audit ratings
Coordinate NO financial risk assessment and support the Finance Director in ensuring the implementation of the core risk mitigation measures identified.
Together with Associate Director Grants ensure the FD in ensuring that all Support costs and field costs chargeable to grants are charged and supported appropriately.
Ensure timely and accurate NO and AP financial reports submission to Support Offices.
Ensure the analysis of NO and CPO financial expenditure for management action to help in monitoring and effective decision making.
Provide leadership to the CPO Finance team to ensure monitoring visits to projects are done frequently and actions implemented.
Coordinate AP closeout procedures and ensure that phased out projects are in compliance with phase out guidelines
As a member of the Procurement Committee ensure compliance with WV International financial policies during procurement.
Coordinate the NO annual planning cycles across the NO.
Ensure myPBAS is updated and outstanding commitments followed up with the SOs
Ensure Local income is managed effectively – reconciled, monitored and annual reports prepared.
Develop the NO support costs budget and effectively monitor the budgets to CAL budget is within budget.
Ensure the budget position is monitored and regular updates provided Operations teams and the Leadership Team and ensure corrective actions are taken as necessary together with Operations.
Ensure that professional and personal development of NO finance staff is done through on the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities
Coordinate continuous capacity building activities and programs on financial risk management across the organization
Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners and donors.
In coordination with the Finance Director work closely with regional and ADP staff in the implementation of Partnership initiatives and enhance knowledge sharing within the department.
In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the technical communities of practice.
Demonstrated commitment to gender equality
Ability to meet frequent and competing deadlines while maintaining technical quality
Ability to develop and monitor new approaches and apply best practices.
Ability to think critically and strategically.
Excellent writing and communication skills in English required; proven ability to give effective and engaging presentations.
Strong, interpersonal, communication, networking and facilitation skills.
Willingness to travel frequently (up to 70%) within region is required
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Minimum Bachelor Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field Graduate Degree in Management or related field Able to leverage key opportunities to mitigate business risks
Able to work with minimum supervision
Supervisory and technical expertise in business processes development, internal controls, policies, and procedures
Excellent working knowledge of Local statutory government/donor regulations and GAAP requirements
Able to articulate and communicate ideas well verbally and in writing
Fluency in English and local language
Good interpersonal skills
Good computer skills with working knowledge of SunSystems
Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in finance and accounting; with a good understanding of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization.
At least five years experiences at management level preferably with grants management experience as well
Experience with government regulations and financial reporting requirements
Certified Public Accountant, ACCA or its equivalent
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
Travel: 30% Domestic/international travel as required.
On call: As required
How to Apply
Interested applicants must require to send Current CV and to fill employment application form found Here
World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.
World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is an International Humanitarian Christian Organization whose objective is to provide holistic and integrated development and emergency response programs in the country. WVE National Office has an immediate opening for the following positions for person who fulfills the following qualifications.