Senior Finance Manager

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • GOMA


Senior Finance Manager

Start date: ASAP

Length contract: 12 months

Based in:  Goma, DRC

Are you a Fully qualified chartered accountant with ACCA, ACA, CPA, or equivalent? Tearfund DRC Programme has an exciting role of Senior Finance Manager for a professional and qualified Accountant.

As a member of the Country’s Senior Leadership Team, the Senior Finance Manager (SFM) provides financial leadership and is responsible for ensuring Tearfund financial strategy is aligned to the country strategy, and supports the growth in the funding portfolio. The SFM will lead in driving change management, process improvement and strong financial management in the Country Programme.

The Senior Finance Manager is accountable for finance operations including end-to-end grant management, audits (internal and external), statutory reporting, partner financial management, budgeting (corporate and donor), financial risk management, treasury management and management accounting. The SFM is the finance business partner to the Country Director (CD) and is expected to provide proactive and responsive finance support, analysis and advice to the Country Leadership team.

The post holder will work closely with the global finance team to ensure that Tearfund’s and donor’s financial policies and procedures are working effectively in the Country programme. The post holder will be responsible for the training and development of in-country finance staff, and maintaining strong relationships (banks, donors, auditors etc.).

Do you have proven experience of:

  • Finance leadership
  • Financial planning, budgeting and financial risk management
  • Financial management of high compliance institutional donor funds (USAID, EU, FCDO, UN etc.)
  • Designing and implementing financial controls, procedures and process improvement
  • Implementing projects through local partners
  • Team leadership and line management experience
  • Mentoring, training and development staff (finance and non-finance)

Are you:

  • Able to accommodate changing priorities and to remain calm under pressure.
  • Able to demonstrate skills in working cross culturally
  • Able to communicate excellently complex financial data to non-finance staff
  • An excellent leader with strong management and organising skills
  • Are you fluent in English and French

If the above describes you then please have a look at the Job Description attached and do apply!

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate a clear and specific desire to work in this country

A competitive salary and benefits package such as Medical Insurance coverage through Cigna for the post holder, pension contribution by Tearfund towards pension scheme, R&R after sixteen weeks, stipend and accommodation.

The recruitment process includes specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

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