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A finance Head of department (M/F) - Sanaa, Yemen


Duration : 12 months
Start date : 15/01/2019

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


General description of the position



Since 2012, ACF has been present in Yemen and has been scaling up its emergency intervention substantially throughout 2016. The mission is now amongst one of the largest International NGOs in the country and is recognized as one of the key emergency actors in the country.  ACF in Yemen is responding to the current crisis using a multisector emergency approach (Nutrition & Health, Food Security, WASH and Mental Health programming), and to a multiple large-scale and interconnected emergencies: conflict, food security and cholera epidemic. Along with UNICEF, ACF designed and is piloting the country’s first Rapid Response Mechanism, and is representative of the INGO community on the HCT, ICCM, Access Working Group and the HPF Advisory Board.

ACF is operationally working in 2 bases: Hodeida (to target the northern governorates) and Aden (to target the southern ones), with its coordination team located in Sana’a. In total, the Yemen mission counts 270 national staff and 20 international staff based in Amman, Sanaa, Hodeidah, and Aden.


Main responsabilities

Under the supervision of the deputy country director, you will be in charge of ensuring sound and transparent administration of funds by providing accounting and financial management consistent with the ACF financial management framework and local legislation. More specifically, you will be in charge of:

  • Contributing to the definition of mission strategy
  • Ensuring high quality accounting for the mission
  • Ensuring high quality cash management for the mission
  • Providing financial and budgetary management
  • Promoting and ensuring financial collaboration and coordination with mission partners
  • Preventing and managing fraud and corruption
  • Managing the Finance team in capital and be Technical/Support Manager of Finance Managers in the bases



Do you fit the requested profile ?

The applicant: You hold a degree in Finance, Administration, Humanitarian action or similar fieldYou have a successful experience in humanitarian sector as finance coordinator in emergency and insecure context. You hold a strong understanding of finance and HR procedures. You are recognize for your ability to grasp a wide range of complex issues and synthetize them strategically. Open minded and flexible, you can demonstrate a high degree of autonomy and you are result oriented.

Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus, you are confident with Microsoft tools. Knowledge on SAGA software is an asset.


Specific conditions / Salary

Length of contract:  french legislation contract of 12 months starting from 15th of january 2019

Remuneration and benefits :

Monthly gross salary from 1805 € to 2305 € upon experience.

Per diem and living allowance: 600€ (cf eurocost) net, field paid.

+ 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance

+ 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.

+ Child allowance, limited to 5 children

Transportation and accommodation:

Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.

Individual room in guesthouse covered

 

Medical coverage100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

 

Leaves and RnR

25 days of paid leaves per year.

+ 20 RnR per year.   

+ 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 3 months)

Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference.

 

Training :

Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©

Technical trainings at HQ or regional level (averagely 1 per year). 

Intermission Workshop once a year.

Opportunity of coaching (DP) or mentorship.

Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.


Work context

Manager word:

We expect the candidate to be a team player, be flexible and autonomous. 

He or she will support his / her staffs, request for support and raise concerns to the Senior Management Team and HQ in a timely fashion to ensure smooth implementation of program activities, the donor requirements and the rights, safety and protection of both ACF staffs and beneficiaries.


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