Finance and Support Services Manager, Responsable des services financiers et de soutien, Yaoundé, Sightsavers

Finance and Support Services Manager, Responsable des services financiers et de soutien, Yaoundé, Sightsavers

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world.

Position:       Finance and Support Services Manager (FSSM)

Location:        Yaounde, Cameroon

Salary:           Competitive, local terms and conditions will apply

Contract:        Two-year Fixed Term Contract (renewable)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Finance and Support Services Manager to join our team to oversee the management of the Sightsavers Finance and Administration at the  Cameroon Country Office. Reporting to the Country Director you will be responsible for monitoring the country resource management and identifying risks or issues. The Finance and Support Services Manager will develop or propose solutions to financial or support related problems and will assess consistency and quality of financial management in collaboration with colleagues.

Key accountabilities:

This is an involved role and under the supervision of the Country Director, the Finance and Support Services Manager (FSSM) will be in charge of:

Ensuring competent financial management and risk mitigation by ensuring compliance with local regulations and adhering to the organisational Financial Framework with specific respect to implementation of: financial management and controls; financial planning and budgeting; financial monitoring and audits; monitoring and retaining accurate financial records

Leading in support services to the country office through managing logistics of procurement of supplies, delivering or overseeing administrative functions, for example payroll and ensuring IT equipment functions effectively all in line with organisational policies and procedures

Working collaboratively with programme and finance teams to support and strengthen the financial management, accountability and capacity building of partners

Supporting finance and programme teams with joint review of programme/project reports, planning and analysis

Supporting proper financial and resource management of programmes with the joint review of project planning and monitoring reports, auditing of funds provided, analysis of programme delivery and grant management reporting

Qualifications and experience:

Relevant professional accounting qualification or degree (for example CPA/ ACCA/ MBA) in Finance/Accounting

Extensive working experience ideally gained in an INGO environment, but experience of audit and government organisations would also be advantageous

Extensive experience in financial management, programme/ project management and administration

Project financial management, budget and data analysis skills

Strong experience in grant management (for example EC, FCDO, Irish Aid or USAID)

Excellent communication skills (both oral & written)

Ability to work with minimum supervision

Full details may be found in the Job Description.

How to apply

To apply, please visit our Sightsavers web site and complete an online application in English via our recruitment portal. Please include all your relevant work experience within the application form.

As an equal opportunity employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing dates.

Closing Date: 17 December, 2021

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