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Finance Co-ordinator - Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

Qualification

  • Accounting, commerce or business administration degree from a leading university
  • Relevant professional qualifications (CPA/CA/ACCA).
  • At least 5 years of country or regional financial management experience in a complex commercial or development sector organization.
  • Significant budgeting experience, understanding of budgeting and forecasting.
  • Computer fluency; highly competent using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and experience working in complex financial systems like Agresso, Sun systems, PeopleSoft etc.
  • Advanced EXCEL skills
  • A flair for figures and analysis
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and advanced financial modelling skills and ability to present complex financial information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral English), including the ability to communicate and present to key stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.
  • Self-driven change-agent and excellent capacity building skills
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with high levels of change and quick turnaround times, whilst delivering to the highest standards.
  • Excellent attention to detail; planning and forecasting skills.
  • Cultural awareness and the ability to work collaboratively in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Personal circumstances and commitment to travel to all country offices in the region; 30% travel.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.

Responsibilities

  • Your role will be to support the country finance teams in the region, helping them to consolidate information, to provide analysis and to facilitate effective business processes and workflows.
  • In providing high quality support to Country Office (CO) finance teams, you will be part of the team effort for monthly, quarterly and annual financial processes. In this role, you are expected to leverage financial analysis techniques, tools, and software to provide insights. You will need to provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting. You will be a go to partner to provide support/guidance to Country Offices on system/technical queries for financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits. You will be highly motivated, articulate and comfortable with a diverse Finance role covering a variety of country offices, whilst working closely with the CO Finance Managers. To thrive in this role, you must be highly driven and a self-starter to achieve excellence.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Accounting; Financial analytics and forecasting; Financial analysis; Financial reporting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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