GL FINANCE DIRECTOR
|Work Location:||Rwanda - Kigali|
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|Expected Travel:||up to 30%|
|Employee Duration:||Active Full-Time|
|Type of Post:||Accompanied - Family|
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CARE is seeking a Sub Regional Finance Director who will be responsible for ensuring that CARE’s Great Lakes (in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda) programs contributes to CARE’s Vision of “a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security". The Sub Regional Finance Director is expected to provide oversight of the day-to-day financial operations at the respective countries offices (COs) level and is accountable for organizing and providing high level quality financial services to individual COs programs, projects and units staff. S/He works closely with the Shared Services Center (SSC) and Regional Management Unit (RMU) and COs senior management to ensure appropriate financial support and assist in the mobilization of resources. S/He ensures a partnership is developed and nurtured between Finance, Program and other program support units in the COs; assist the Country Directors (CDs) and other senior staff in the development of project proposals and CO staff development plans and the review of contracts and other financial commitments.
The Sub Regional Finance Director will play a crucial coordination and management role in ensuring the financial systems are functioning properly in the COs and are being effectively used by CO staff. S/He will provide day-to-day oversight of CO financial operations and ensures that process flows and controls over financial and accounting functions are adequate; ensure all data are processed in the system timely and accurately and reported to donors, management and other partners in a timely manner; perform quality reviews and analyses of COs books as well as any financial performance reports and provide feedback to COs management to improve financial management; assist the CDs in preparing COs responses to audit findings as well as planning and implementing audit recommendations.
Reporting to the Managing Deputy Regional Director(MDRD) for Great Lakes, the Sub Regional Finance Director will be responsible for finance staff and talent management and development as well capacity building in financial management for finance and non-finance staff in the respective country offices. S\He will identify gaps in skills, develop training materials and provide training in accounting and financial management as needed; participate in the elaboration and lead the implementation of the COs Annual Performance Assessment policy and processes to include the preparation and monitoring of Individual Operating Plan (IOPs) for finance staff; lead the recruitment of COs finance staff in close coordination with the respective Country Directors; ensure the period closing processes defined for Business Units (BUs) are performed timely and adequately.
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