Job Description

Fixed-term | 6 months | July/August 2023

Acted

For the past 30 years, international NGO Acted has been going the last mile to save lives. Currently, Acted supports 20 million people across 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas – and pursues a triple mandate as a humanitarian, environmental and development aid actor. Acted relies on an in-depth knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement relevant long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, building together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

Acted Horn of Africa

ACTED is supporting man-made and natural disasters-affected populations in the Horn of Africa by delivering Emergency aid and strengthening their resilience. Projects are designed according to the populations’ needs and include activities related to water, sanitation and hygiene, food security and livelihoods, lifesaving Cash Transfer programmes, camp Coordination and Camp Management, as well as shelter and non-food items activities.

You will be in charge of

Under the authority of the Country Finance Manager, the Country Finance Officer (CFO) will be in charge of supporting the Country Finance Manager in his/her functions. More specifically, she/he will be in charge of the implementation and follow-up of financial management and control tools. She/he will also be in charge of training of the Finance Team.

Main duties

Budget preparation and contractual review

Implementation and Follow-Up of Financial tools

  • Monthly Follow up consolidation and review (Accounting Flows, Cost Analysis, Allocations, Budget Control and Funding Structure, Staff salary payement preparation)
  • Financial Reporting preparation and support

Participation to the Midyear and Annual Accounting Closures process

Training and Capacity Building

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Msc in Finance, Audit, Business Management, Economics or equivalent;
  • 1+ year of solid experience in financial & budget management;
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance;
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of teams through capacity-building efforts;
  • Ability to undertake serious responsibilities and to manage stress efficiently;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility.

Conditions

  • Salary between 2000 and 2200€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • R&R every 3 months, flight tickets covered up to $500 and allowance of $200
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 4-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance

How to apply

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email (jobs@acted.org), including the reference: CFO/HOA

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

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