Finance Manager- FMC211

Job Information

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    Category Foreign Jobs
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    Posted On May 26 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Wildlife Conservation Society
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Job Description

  • 1. Financial management and accounting for the WCS Chad Program (tracking and projecting spending by projects and funding agencies, accounting, internal project audits).
  • 2. Monitor overall budget management with regular updates on expenditures and availability of funds to NY, Sudano Sahel Region and the project managers/directors and administrators.
  • 3. Ensure all project financial activities are in compliance with donor requirements.
  • 4. Work with project managers/directors to generate financial reports and donor reports.
  • 5. Train the Project Managers, Admin, and Finance staff on WCS procedures and donor’s requirement including budgeting process
  • 6. Develop with project managers/directors and the WCS-Sudano Sahel office, budget proposals for potential donors.
  • 7. Assure timely accounting and reporting on all country project expenditures.
  • 8. Oversee the coordination of logistics at the country office and liaise between the country office and the projects.
  • 9. Work with the Country Director to develop project budget and annual budget proposals for the country office and submit them to WCS-Sudano Sahel regional office and New York for review and approval
  • 10. Coordinate with Financial Directors in Cameroon and CAR to ensure smooth management of transboundary grants.
  • 11. Monitor bank transfers, banking activities, advances and expenditures in coordination with WCS-NY.
  • 12. Management of in-country revenue sources and receivables.
  • 13. Ensure the proper financial and administrative management of project infrastructure, i.e. leases/rent, insurance policies, registration (vehicles, housing, office, boats, etc.). Review purchasing process.
  • 14. Assist in recruiting, training, and managing of administrative staff for the country office.
  • 15. Staff administration: establishing staff contracts, worker’s compensation and medical benefits, payroll, vacation and work schedules in adherence with country program guidelines and following the national labor laws.
  • 16. Review, track, and reconcile staff and consultant cash advances according to policies
  • Develop procurement solicitations and recommendations for potential providers of needed goods and services in accordance with WCS procedures and donor requirements