Sudan: Finance Manager

Position: Finance Manager

Location: Khartoum/Darfur, Sudan

About RI: Relief International (RI) is a home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Position Summary: The Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing Administrative and Financial systems and operations of the Sudan Country Program. Particularly, the Finance Manager will be responsible for accounting and documenting financial transactions for the country program. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring that all RI accounting procedures are followed and budgets are adhered to; that cash is controlled, accounted in a timely manner in accordance with RI, donor and audit requirements; ensures accurate cost allocation to multiple projects

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Works closely with the Country Director and other program staff to implement, improve and maintain administrative and financial management policies, systems, structures, and procedures.
  • Ensures the smooth day-to-day running of the finance office through supervision/management of the local Finance Officers.
  • Ensures that cash is controlled, accounted in an accurate timely manner in accordance with RI, donor and audit requirements; ensures accurate
  • Ensures accurate cost allocation to multiple projects
  • Conducts training sessions for Sudan finance staff in field accounting and procurements procedures.
  • Plans and supervises work of the Sudan finance and admin staff including tracking and monitoring of procurements and expenditures, maintains an office purchasing, inventory, and requisition system.
  • Coordinates compiling of monthly financial reports including in-kind commodity income and disbursements for submission to the International Finance Controller and Sudan National Country Director and Deputy Country Director.
  • Works closely with the Sudan Country Director and Program Managers to monitor the project budget.
  • Assists project coordinators in ensuring compliance with RI procurements and field accounting policies and procedures, compliance with donor agreement and audit requirements.
  • Works closely with project coordinators over the project implementation planning and cash flow projections.
  • Prepares donor reports.
  • Prepares budget revision in close coordination with Project Managers when necessary.
  • Makes sure that financial records and backup documentation is ready for internal and external audits.
  • Works closely with Internal and External Auditors.
  • Other tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to independently achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • B.A. or Master degree in accounting, business management, or similar.
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in finance supervisor position preferably with non–profit agencies. US and EC government funded grants financial and administrative management experience is a required.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and techniques required; experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, is required
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently
  • Excellent command of English is a must.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

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