Deadline: 27 May, 2022

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Save the Children International (SCI) has opened applications for the role of Finance Coordinator, Sierra Leone Education Innovation Challenge (SLEIC).
The organisation works to ensure children around the world get health care, food and shelter as well as learning and child protection services.
Responsibilities
  • Support the SLEIC project to ensure that all related stakeholders are fully aware of and compliant with all SCI and donor policies, procedures, protocols and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Be the primary focal person to manage finances
  • Furnish all key stakeholders with periodic financial reports as per the expected standards
  • Work closely with the project director and finance department to build the capacity of key stakeholders involved in the process

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university or an internationally equivalent
  • Applicant with higher diploma in Finance/Accounting with extensive experience will be considered
  • Five years, minimum, of finance-related experience in a corporate institution or an NGO, with two years at a lower management level within the finance department of a national or international organisation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Excellent experience of budgeting and budget management
  • Excellent experience of working with and coordinating consortium team members
  • Excellent understanding of financial systems and procedures
  • Excellent experience using Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its objectives and values
  • Written and verbal fluency in English
  • Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to build a small, proactive team, motivating staff and working collaboratively with colleagues and providing support and advice as necessary
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Save the Children

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