Finance Officer - Marawi Response (Anticipated)

  • Added Date: Monday, 11 February 2019
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

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FINANCE OFFICER (ANTICIPATED HIRING)

2-Year Marawi Response Project

The Project
Save the Children is seeking to complete a Marawi Response Project Team at all levels: Leader, Officer/ Coordinator and Assistant positions for an anticipated 2-year grant-funded project in Marawi, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao.

The project will advance durable solutions for those displaced by the Marawi crisis in these main areas:
* Supporting local economic recovery and development; and,
* Strengthening social cohesion.

This will involve collaboration with national, regional and local government offices including the Task Force Bangon Marawi and member agencies such as the Department of Interior and Local Government, Department of labor and Employment, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Trade and Industry, Mindanao Development Authority, Office of the Civil Defense, Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Regional Government of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Provincial Government of Lanao del Sur, city government of Marawi and other local government units, etc. and other critical partners

The Role
* Responsible for effective financial recording and reporting of the project consistent with policy and in ensuring efficient and effective use of project funds; supports the Team Leader in project financial analysis.
* Ensures efficient and effective in the use of project funds and instil among the staff value for money
* Prepare and sends financial reports as directed
* Ensures Finance Assistant work in the preparation of check disbursement vouchers for payments are accurate, timely, documented, properly charged vs. activity proposals and budget; monitored, filed
* Review supporting documents for completeness and accuracy in accordance with policies and standards
* Ensures proper preparation of journals for transactions and cost allocations and the reconciliation of daily cashbook
* Does month end closing for the project
* Ensures appropriate use and security of assets and equipment

Qualifications and Experience
* Accounting graduate; CPA is an advantage
* 5 years’ work experience in finance; work in an NGO/ INGO
* Experience in planning, monitoring evaluation, audits
* Understanding of basic financial systems and procedures
* Functional understanding in the use of accounting packages like SUN and AGRESSO systems is an advantage

Contract Length: Fixed-Term Position for two (2) years based in Marawi Lanao del Sur, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
* Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

To expedite receipt and processing of the various applications please email as follows:
* Email to:
* Use Subject Title: “2 Year Marawi – POSITION TITLE – Last name, First name)

Sample Subject Title: “2 Year Marawi – EDUCATION COORDINATOR – dela Cruz, Anna

Note, in the event of being short-listed, the applicant candidate shall be required to submit a donor-specific bio-data form that will require specific data of among others:
* Current residential address, telephone number, email address
* Date of birth, citizenship
* Education – indicating university, degrees obtained and dates; specialist education
* Membership in professional associations
* Other trainings
* Countries of work; languages spoken (including local dialects)

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

This vacancy is archived.

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