The Helen Keller International is hiring a Finance Manager.
The Finance Manager reports directly to the Country Director (CD) and is a member of the Country Management Team (CMT). To ensure congruity and consistency of financial policies and procedures, the Finance Manager will also be a member of the global Finance department with dotted-line reporting relationships to members of the global team who supervise and support accounting, budget, finance systems, and grants compliance in country offices.
The Finance Manager works closely with the CMT (CD, Program, and admin Managers) facilitating integration between accounting, finance, operations, and program staff towards the common goal of ensuring that country office objectives are met. This position supervises a team of professional-level staff and liaises with donors and/or sub-recipients for the country’s portfolio, representing Helen Keller at donor and project partner meetings.
Helen Keller Intl has a matrixed reporting structure that respects both the line management and authority within departments and geographical hierarchies as well as the accountability and oversight duties of subject matter experts outside of each department and geography. Regular communication and a spirit of teamwork among colleagues, both hierarchically and laterally are essential to make this structure thrive.
The Finance Manager is responsible for the overall financial management of the country office portfolio which may be composed of projects funded by USAID and/or other multi-lateral or privately funded initiatives. S/he will manage a collaborative effort with country office and global management colleagues to develop budgets and to ensure adherence to Helen Keller policies and procedures, maintain strong internal controls; supervise the management and maintenance of the general ledger and all other accounting functions and oversee and participate in the administration and management of awards in the country office portfolio; and the implementation of financial oversight mechanisms to ensure financial integrity and compliance with donor and Helen Keller policies as well as local laws across programs.
Overall Management and Leadership
Accounting and General Ledger Management
Budget and Grants Management
Human Resources Management
Interested candidates to send their cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae. Please indicate the position on the subject line of the email.