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Country Finance Manager Mali

bamako mali

  • Organization: WeWorld
  • Location: bamako mali
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2022-12-05

Company Description

WeWorld-GVC, recently constituted from the merger of two NGOs, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, WeWorld-GVC operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld-GVC works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining the WeWorld-GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision. At present, the main donors are Italy (AICS), the EU (DG ECHO), UNICEF, OCHA, and Belgium (DGD).

Position

Position: Country Finance Manager Mali

Location: Bamako

Type of contract: a first 3 (three) month collaboration contract subject to verification of the achievement of specific objectives (these objectives will be agreed together with the Country Representative upon arrival on assignment); a second collaboration contract of 9 (nine) months renewable, following the positive evaluation of the first three months of contract

Deadline: 05/12/2022

Starting date: ASAP

Gross Salary: to be defined according to the candidate’s profile


Working context:

WeWorld-GVC has been active in Mali since 2019. The sectors of intervention are food security and support to resilience, protection with special focus on child protection and the most vulnerable groups of population, in particular IDPs. Future activities will enlarge the intervention in the fields of education and school feeding, including cash transfer. WeWorld-GVC currently works in the regions of Mopti and Gao. Currently we have a national representation office in Bamako, a field office in Douentza et Gao and an operational presence in Mopti with the help of the partners.

Job description:

WeWorld-GVC is recruiting a Country Finance Manager for Mali who will works under the direct responsibility of the Country Representative and the technical supervision of the Regional Finance Manager. The Country Finance Manager will be responsible for the administrative management of the projects implemented in Mali. His/her responsibilities include financial reports, accounting, verification of supporting documents, procurement, human resources, planning and budgeting. It is required to work in close cooperation with the Project Managers and the Country Representative.

Main taSKS and Responsabilities

General Administration

· Track and manage deliverables and timelines related to grants, contracts, vendors, and partners

· Monitor grant administration to ensure compliance with reporting and expenditure requirements

· Supervise compliance of administrative documents and their proper filing

· Ensure the smooth flow of administrative information and data to the HQ

· Supervise flow of administrative information from project partners and the compliance with MoU

· Design and implement administrative routines, procedures, and systems to increase efficiencies

· Ensure compliance with Local Operational Manual, SOPs and develop procedures to implement organizational policies, including those related to HR management

Accounting

· Supervise and approve regular accounting, including monthly reconciliations, monthly and yearly closing of accounts, monthly journal entries

Financial Reporting

· Support the preparation of financial reports, in coordination with HQ and administrative team, to ensure conformity with donors’ procedures

· Supervise and approve annual financial report

Budget and planning

· Collaborate with the Country Representative and Project Managers to develop budgets

· Collaborate with the Project Managers to monitor actual and forecasted expenses against budget to avoid under and overspending on the projects

· Monitor financial flows of the projects

· Coordinate the preparation and constantly monitor/update of core budget of WeWorld-GVC in Mali

Procurement

· Coordinate the preparation and launch of tender dossier

· Check the proper filing of procurement procedures

· Collaborate with Project Managers to update procurement tables

· Verifies that all projects’ procurement dossier is complete, and supervises its correct archiving

Audit and Expenditure Verification

· Ensure the timely preparation of all projects’ documents during audits and or project expenditure verifications

· Collaborate to the management of financial audit performed on the projects

· Supervise yearly financial audit on general accounting for local authorities

· Prepare information and be directly responsible for any assessment/audit performed by donor on WeWorld-GVC administrative procedure

Human resources

· Supervise administrative and finance local personnel to complete routine tasks and provide for their capacity building

· Participate in analysing staffing needs & costs, compensation & benefits, and performance review practices

· Supervise compliance with all WeWorld-GVC employment regulations relating to payroll, health insurance, work insurance, employee benefits

· Support Country representative to monitor and revise where necessary salary scale, as well as supervising staff leaves, holidays, overtime and contractual obligations

Representation

· Participate in inter-admin meetings with other INGOs and NGOs

· Ensure official representation for the administrative management of the Mission to the competent authorities


Requirements

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Knowledge

· Master or equivalent in Financial/Accounting management

· Knowledge of institutional donor procedures (AICS, EU, UN agencies etc.)

· Good knowledge of the financial administration of a humanitarian mission

· Good knowledge of MSOffice

· Fluent in French, both written and verbal

· Fluent in English, both written and verbal

Professional experiences

· At least 2 years of specific experience in finance/administrative positions in the international cooperation sector

· Previous experience in administrative and financial management of emergency projects

· Experience of representation to institutions and participation in coordination meetings

· Experience in budget management and monitoring of logistics procedures

Personal skills

· Leadership, planning, organization and teamwork skills

· Training and capacity building skills

· Proactive and dynamic attitude

· Ability to adapt and work under constraint, under pressure and in complex and multicultural contexts

· Capacity for interpersonal relations and intercultural approach

· Good listening and communication skills

· Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills

· Strong commitment to the mission of WeWorld-GVC, genuine interest in international cooperation development issues

· Demonstrates integrity by modeling values and ethical standards of NGOs

DESIDERABLE REQUIREMENTS

· Knowledge of Italian would be considered an asset

· Previous working experiences in Mali or in Sahel Region would be considered an asset

Other information

The recruitment process may be closed early if a suitable candidate is found.

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