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Regional Finance Manager for South Asia Programme


  • Organization: HI - Humanity & Inclusion - Handicap International
  • Location: Delhi
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed
Handicap International Federation (HI) also known as Humanity & Inclusion globally, is an independent and impartial aid organization, created in 1982, working across 60 countries. HI works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
HI South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka) Regional Programme is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the (national) position of Regional Finance Manager.
Position Title: Regional Finance Manager for South Asia Programme
Mission: This position is responsible for leading the finance teams in the region, ensuring compliance with HI’s standards and local regulations in the finance field, financial strategy and steering and operational financial management within his/her area of responsibility.
Terms & Conditions: Fixed Term (Renewable) Contract
Key Responsibilities:
  • Understands and translates the strategy into operational objectives for the team, and leads the necessary changes.
  • Organizes operational management for his/her team, structures the work around identified processes, steers performance, and facilitates problem solving.
  • Contributes/leads in the revision /draft the Finance management section of the Program's StratOp in compliance with HI's policies and mandate
  • Produces and updates the Program’s risk assessment on financial risks, disputes, and proposes and implements corrective mitigation measures.
  • Oversees HI external representation activities related to financial issues, takes part in inter-NGO working groups and ensures the development of regional partnerships in link with the South Asia financial management strategy.
  • Oversees the deployment and monitors compliance with all of HI’s financial policies, processes, and tools in the South Asia region and, if necessary, develops specific financial tools overseen by his or her line and functional management.
  • Defines and supervises the deployment of internal financial controls in the South Asia region, as well as any necessary corrective actions.
  • Supervises the drafting of budgets and verifies that HI’s funds are being used in an optimal manner in the South Asia region.
  • Ensures the accuracy and updating of financial information and coordinates the process of reporting andcompiling financial information in accordance with HI financial calendar.
  • Directs the development of all accounting processes in the South Asia region, ensuring their compliance with HI accounting reference framework (procedures, tools) and their incorporation into the accounting information system (IS).
  • Directs the drafting of funding proposals for institutional donors and the construction of funding schedules
  • Monitors consumption rates, issues alert in the event of a risk of non-compliance with the flexibility rules and anticipates slippage by preparing contractual amendments with his or her interlocutors
  • Supervises and coordinates the production and quality of financial reports to donors by checking compliance with donor guidelines
  • Evaluates and provides means of payment adapted to the needs of the Program and ensures compliance with payment rules according to the defined thresholds.
  • Oversees procedure for the security and storage of funds, including security thresholds, and proposes adaptations if necessary.
  • Puts in place and monitors the elements of the finance profession in South Asia region under his or her responsibility: dissemination, use and contribution to revisions of standards, monitoring of recommendations for the skills development of the teams, etc.
  • Leads the emergency preparedness actions in South Asia Finance department and, in case of emergency,
Qualification and Skills Required:
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Studies, Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or any relevant discipline
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in finance with at least 3 years in senior management role.
  • Experience in team management with proven experience in change/transformation management.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting as well as financial and tax management skills
  • Knowledge of donor frameworks and rules
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to make sound judgement and decisions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Proficient in MS Office Packages as well as knowledge of accounting and financial reporting software.
  • Proficiency in English and oral and written communication skills
To Apply:
Send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for and expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to no later than 11th December 2023.HI reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process and reject any application without specifying any reasons whatsoever. 
Handicap International (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
HI firmly believes in the importance of inclusion and diversity within our organization. This is why we are committed to a disability policy to encourage the inclusion and integration of person with disabilities.
Please indicate if you require any special accommodations, including participation in the first interview. 

Candidates applying for a job with HI must be ready to comply with our Child Protection Policy, and Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment. HI has a zero tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the values and mission of HI, hence, all selected candidates are expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 

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