Provide day-to-day leadership, management, and oversight of the project’s finance team (2-4 people)
Review and consolidate monthly financial reports to ensure accuracy and to provide regular feedback to senior management;
Ensure all financial plans, invoices, reports, and other financial documents and transactions are accurate, timely, and consistent with Save the Children and USAID guidelines and regulations;
Verify that appropriate segregation of duties exists to ensure effective support of field operations and to protect the integrity of the country office finance and administrative operations;
Encourage a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
Prepare and monitor budgets to ascertain that spending occurs as planned and that variances are anticipated, noted, and corrected; ensure that key program personnel are aware of budgetary resources and are able to monitor their budgets respectively;
Perform financial review of purchase requests, purchase orders, and payment requests to ensure compliance with Save the Children’s policies and procedures and donors grants and contracts requirements;
Oversee sub grant monitoring and compliance including organizational assessments, review of financial reports/ advance requests, and financial tracking; develop sub grant monitoring plans; perform and document compliance visits;
Supervise the finance and operations staff including performance evaluation and revising job descriptions as necessary. Develop the capacity of the team and facilitate their professional growth;
Monitor burn rates, advise on spend projections and maintain and up-date the status of obligated funds
Prepare and revise finance and operation guidelines in order that they adhere to SC and USAID requirements;
Prepare quarterly reports, consolidated annual fiscal report, cumulative life of project report, and any other required donor submissions;
Manage the reporting component of the award including reconciling timesheets with financial reports; oversee administrative duties as needed
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