Job Opportunity in Tunisia: Project Finance Manager 2020

Date limite : 15 avr. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: Search for Common Ground

Spécialités: Management et Marketing

Niveau d'études: Troisième cycle

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Job Opportunity in Tunisia: Project Finance Manager 2020

Search for Common Ground is looking for an experienced Project Finance Manager to start working on an anticipated US government-funded project in Tunisia for 2020. The project aims to meet the immediate and medium-term prevention and response needs of religious and ethnic minority (REM) populations in target countries in order to address significant political and socio-economic shocks and unexpected stabilization, conflict mitigation, human rights and atrocity prevention needs. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate the designing of grant and contract budgets with project team, ensure appropriate sign-off and processes for accuracy and reliability.
  2. Lead finance section of the new award start up meetings.
  3. Set up award in financial system, establish compliance check plans to review transactional compliance with internal control policy and procedure, as well as donor rules and regulations.
  4. Oversee day-to-day operations and financial management of the project.
  5. Ensure that all project financial transactions are allowable, reasonable and allocable and within the established financial management policies of SFCG and USAID.
  6. Provide the necessary managerial, logistical and administrative support required for the fulfillment of deliverables including budget, finance, human resources management, general services/facilities and logistics.
  7. Monitor spending in relation to budgets within donor specified line-item flexibility.
  8. Monitor fiscal performance for the project; identify significant over/under expenditures and implement corrective action.
  9. Monitor drawdowns and payments due from donor.
  10. Coordinate input for the annual budgeting process with the Chief of Party and any sub-recipient organizations.
  11. Respond to audit requests from donors, develop financial management tools, and manage close-out processes.
  12. Keep track of audit requirements and support field offices as needed during audits and expenditure verification.
  13. Review and audit sub-grantees’ reports, budgets, expenses, and proposals to ensure compliance with USAID regulations and maintenance of accurate financial reports.
  14. Provide financial risk analysis support needs on the project level.
  15. Prepare accurate financial reports for timely submission to donors in compliance with the financial reporting requirements of the donor.
  16. Relay new and updated Search policies, guidelines, and procedures to the project team.
  17. Other duties assigned by Controller.

Competencies: 

  1. Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or relevant field required; CPA or MBA preferred.
  2. Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting operations, with 3 years or more in the INGO sector directly related to field office accounting, as well as experience with contracts/grants from federal agencies.
  3. Experience with accounting/finance in an overseas field office on development projects with budgets over $5 million dollars.
  4. Extensive knowledge of US Government policies, procedures, procurement practices, rules, regulations, and reporting requirements.
  5. Knowledge of, and experience with, accounting software packages and related report writing modules; Working proficiency with databases, spreadsheets (Excel), QuickBooks, and Microsoft Office.
  6. Previous supervisory experience, including direct supervision of a team of operations and financial staff.
  7. Strong financial analysis, budgeting, and management skills, written/oral communication skills, and data management, analytical, and computer skills.
  8. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (including in making presentations).
  9. Ability to interact effectively with staff regarding detailed financial information and business-related inquiries into financial matters in a highly diverse multicultural environment. 
  10. Demonstrated commitment to teamwork in a fast-paced work environment.
  11. Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to meet prescribed and self-imposed deadlines. 
  12. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. 

About Search for Common Ground:

Search for Common Ground (or SFCG) is an international non-profit organization operating in 36 countries whose mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict away from adversarial approaches toward cooperative solutions. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Brussels, Belgium, with the majority of its 600 employees based in field offices around the world including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.

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