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Finance / Accounts Manager
MSF - France Department, Islamabad
Apply By Oct 17, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Oct 6, 2021)

Main Purpose

Coordinating and supervising the accounting of the mission (accounting, treasury, audit procedures, etc.) according to the instructions of the Finance Coordinator, and in compliance with legal obligations and MSF standards and protocols in order to provide quality, reliable and transparent information to the organization on the use and allocation of resources in the mission.

Accountabilities

•          Being responsible for quality and timely accounting for the whole mission e.g. cash procedures, bank accounts,  receipts and supporting documents, electronic data entry, consolidation of overall mission accounting, monthly closing process and documents, ensuring strict respect of deadlines and strict compliance to MSF guidelines, financial standards and procedures.

•          Coordinating and overseeing the monthly and yearly closing of accounts and balance sheet, and reporting the missions accounting statement through monthly and weekly reports, in order to verify the evolution of project finances and provide information about them

•          Being responsible for the financial management of donor contracts e.g. preparing and verifying the financial reports to donors, following up and analysing the need for amendments. Ensuring reporting conditions are met and stakeholders in the mission are informed of their responsibilities (for example, logistics for stock inventory, quotes)

•          Coordinating and overseeing the payment of tax liabilities in order to comply with legal obligations.

•          Coordinating and supervising the conduct of local audits relating to accounting, tax, labour, stock and asset management

•          Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required and to improve peoples capabilities

•          Is the technical reference for any accounting-related issue including compliance with MSF financial standards and procedures, legal compliance, training and support on the MSF accounting software / system

•          When required, briefing all staff involved, on specific accountancy management (Mission Coordination Team, Administration Managers, Logistics Managers, etc).

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Performs regular field visits and produces reports accordingly in order to follow-up on issues and improve quality of the missions financials.
  • Provides feedback, training and support on MSF Accounting software and procedures to the relevant stakeholders
  • Is mission focal point for all tax-related issues
  • In-Charge of managing relationships with banks and keeping all relevant documents updated
  • Participates in the production of financial statements. Assists in budget-related activities

Required Skills

People Management, Results and Quality Orientation, Knowledge Of Financial Reporting Framework,

Industry
N.G.O./Social Services
Category
Accounts, Finance & Financial Services
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Gender
No Preference
Minimum Education
Masters
Degree Title
Essential University degree in Accounting and Finance or Business Administration. Desirable Accounting & Finance qualification (ACCA/CA finalist/CIMA/ICMA).
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
4 Years(Essential 4 years previous experience in similar relevant position jobs. Desirable: MSF experience will be an asset + mastering ERP systems)
Salary Range
PKR. 100,000 to 150,000/Month