Finance Manager

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 19 April 2020

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Finance Manager to lead on providing essential financial services to the programme operations in Mozambique. This role will be based out of the GAIN office in Maputo.

About GAIN

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

About the role

The Senior Finance Manager is a key position in the Mozambique country office. This position is expected to lead on all aspects of finance whilst ensuring compliance with global GAIN policies, systems and procedures.

The Finance Manager is expected to be both responsive and proactive to operational requirements with an ability to plan the work of programme support. Key aspects of the role include;

  • Ensuring that appropriate financial regulations and controls are always in place for the country programme
  • Compliance with external requirements, such as local laws, regulations and contractual obligations to donors, partners, service providers and vendors
  • Safeguarding GAIN’s interest in transactions and interactions, providing effective first level stewardship of GAIN’s assets, resources, staff and premises.
  • Provide essential support to the Country Director, Deputy Director staff and consultants in maintaining good relationships with external stakeholders.

About you

You will have substantial experience in a similar finance managerial position, internal audit / compliance, and supervision of staff. Experience of working with an International NGO is preferred alone with knowedge of managing donor grants such as DFID, USAID, EU, etc. You must have excellent computer literacy, particularly with MS Office Suite. You will also need to be familiar with QuickBooks, Navision or similar accounting software required

About our offer

In addition to competitive salary, GAIN offers 25 days holiday (plus public holiday), flexible working, home working and professional development opportunities. We will support you to grow in your career and offer this within a supportive and collaborative environment. Additional country specific benefits may apply.

For more detailed information please click on the application link below where you will be re-directed to our careers page.

This advert closes on 19th April 2020. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of ths closing date.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

This vacancy is archived.