Humanitarian Finance Coordinator NGO Careers – Oxfam

 

Job Title:    Humanitarian Finance
Coordinator

Organization:
Oxfam

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Finance & Operations Manager

 

About US:

Oxfam is a global
movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. We
are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working
together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian,
development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program
is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights:
Governance and Accountability, Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian
Preparedness and Response.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Provide operational
support, technical support and supervision to the South Sudan Emergency
Response Programme

·       
Participate
in the strategic management of the emergency response program, by serving on
the field management team

·       
To
provide managerial oversight to the field financial operations team, and manage
all financial processes in compliance with Oxfam policy and local law

·       
To
support, advise and when delegated, or necessary, manage the emergency response
finance staff on financial and administration issues, to maintain the link with
response teams work and support functions in Kampala.

·       
Support,
advise and guide the Humanitarian Program Management Team in the financial
management linked to emergency response program work.

·       
Participate
and contribute to emergency response planning processes, ensuring financial
management and risk implications are considered in all processes

Manage the business
services team

·       
Provide
overall emergency response finance management and co-ordination for all aspects
of field financial program support, this will include matrix managing the work
of the field finance teams

·       
Manage,
mentor and guide the field finance team (Finance Officers and Finance
Assistants)

·       
To be a
key player for the implementation of the corporate finance strategy and ensure
effective financial management, asset management and financial accountability
within the Country Programme;

·       
Managing
all aspects of finance procedures at the field locations in line within Oxfam
standards

Ensure compliance
with local law, accepted business standards and Oxfam policy

·       
Ensure
compliance with local law in finance and, related areas

·       
Development
of customer service attitude within the finance and a focus on integrated
teamwork.

·       
Proactively
address the interface between supply chain, programme, and finance teams across
the country programme to ensure efficiency and accountability

·       
Focal
point for both internal and external audits, and special project audits at
field level

Provide support and
advice to the Program team

·       
Support
program in assessments and building financial and logistics management capacity
of partners

·       
To
regularly monitor and report on programme spending and performance of the Field
Offices and recommend revision where needed for proper financial planning.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·       
The
applicant for the Oxfam Humanitarian Finance Coordinator job must hold a first
degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration etc

·       
Professional
qualification in ACCA, CPA, ACA or equivalent level

·       
At least
three years of professional experience in financial management at senior
management level

·       
Experience
in Humanitarian or Development work is a strong advantage.

·       
Understanding
& knowledge of donor-funded programmes practices, policies & procedures

·       
Ability
to work effectively and to produce quality work with little upward referral

·       
Work
accurately with attention to detail.

·       
Ability
to respond to a variety of questions relating to the job.

·       
Demonstrates
pro-activity, adaptability and flexibility in all aspects of working.

·       
Good
interpersonal and teamwork skills.

·       
Computer
literacy. Word and Excel.

·       
Strong
negotiation skills.

·       
High
level of Integrity

·       
Audit
skills

·       
Team
player

·       
International
accounting standards

·       
Local
tax laws

·       
Labour
laws

·       
Accounting
and banking software

·       
Corporate
governance approaches

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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