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Finance Head of Department - Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

Duration : 2 months
Start date : ASAP

Our work in Ethiopia  Salary & Benefits Living & Security conditions in this base

General description of the position

Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will have to ensure sound and transparent administration of funds by providing accounting and financial management consistent with the ACF financial management framework and local legislation. The current Finance Head of Department expatriate cannot stay longer. You will also have to train the national finance HOD which recruitment is still on going. More precisely, the main responsibilities will be:

Main responsabilities

  • Contribute to the definition of mission strategy
  • Ensure high quality accounting for the mission
  • Ensure high quality cash management for the mission
  • Provide financial and budgetary management
  • Promote and ensure financial collaboration and coordination with mission partners
  • Prevent and manage fraud and corruption
  • Establish living standards for the mission
  • Manage the Finance team in capital and be Technical/Support Manager of Finance Managers in the bases

Do you fit the requested profile ?

You hold a Master Degree in business administration/finance or similar degree. You have at least 2 years of experience in similar position (Finance Head of Department)/Finance Coordinator) more preferably with experience with ACF. You demonstrate a proven experience handling large turnover in complex administrative environment essential

Professional English mandatory.

Work context

Ethiopia mission is one of the largest mission in ACF-France. The 2017 is around 15 million €.It has, in addition to Addis Abeba, 6 bases managing 30 to 35 projects funded by various donors such as ECHO, US donors, SIDA, GAC, French CIAA, UNHCR, UNICEF, HEF (former CHF), ACF… The context, though currently a bit tensed and volatile than usual, remains quiet, especially in Addis Abeba where this position is based. The finance team in Addis comprises of 5 to 6 staff, whose tasks need to be reorganised. A national HoD finance will be recruited and the expatriate will have to coach him.

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