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Employer: Save the Children
Job Title: Finance Assistant - Hargeisa Featured job
Job Type: Contractor/Consultant
Location: Hargeisa
Category: Other
Description:

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection. Save the

 

Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. We are looking to recruit for this position to be based in Hargeisa

Position: Finance Assistant

Duration:   12 Months

Duty Station:  Hargeisa

Please refer the below Job Description for the position description and the key selection criteria.

 

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent

to URL Link:

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210004N6&lang=en

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close on Tuesday 13th July 2021 @ 11:59pm.

 

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required.

 

 

Title: Finance Assistant

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Support team, Somaliland

LOCATION:  Hargeisa

GRADE:  5

POST TYPE: National

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

ROLE PURPOSE:

To assist the Area Finance office in the operation of Save the Children Somaliland archives, to ensure that all financial documents are correctly stored and easily accessible, verify support documents in all projects are properly arranged

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Area Finance Officer – SL

Dimensions: Save the Children works in 4 regions in Somalia/Somaliland with a current staff complement of approximately 450 staff and current expenditure of approximately GBP 30 million each year.

Staff directly reporting to this post:  None

Working contacts:

Internal: Finance Team, Budget Holders, Project & support staff, internal audit and Hargeisa finance Unit

External: Tax Offices, External Auditors, Regulatory Bodies, Bank, Insurance, Suppliers, Transporters, partners.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

§  Maintain daily cheque payments Tracker and ensure all transfer slips to be attached to the related payment vouchers.

§  Responsible for archiving all cash, bank, accruals and General Journal Ledger documentations.

§  Ensure all outstanding staff advances (floats) are reconciled on weekly basis and report float control sheet status to the Finance Officer weekly.

§  Responsible for verification of transaction completeness in terms of supporting documentation, budget codes and approvals once filling.

§  Assist the Finance Officer in running accurate monthly and timely financial management information.

§  Assist Finance Officer with Month-End Closure tasks and reconciliation of control accounts.

§  Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.

§  Establish an effective working relationship with other business partnering departments

§  Perform other duties that is assigned by the Area Finance Officer.

§  Carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way that reflects Save the Children's commitment to safeguarding children in accordance the Child Protection Policy.

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

·       Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

·       Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

·       Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same

·       Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

·       Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

·       Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters

·       Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

·       Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

·       Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

·       Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

·       Honest, encourages openness and transparency

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

·       Minimum of Degree or equivalent accounting qualification

·       About 2 years within a busy working environment

·       Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets, Ms Word and other Accounting packages will be added value

·       High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team

·       Ability and willingness to work under high pressure to meet tight deadlines

·       Good communication and interpersonal skills

·       Supportive personnel management style

 

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent

to URL Link:

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210004N6&lang=en

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close on Tuesday 13th July 2021 @ 11:59pm.

 

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