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Head of Finance Somalia & Somaliland at Welthungerhilfe

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Job Description

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all financial administrative processes in the Country Office are auditable and run efficiently through appropriate organisational measures and carrying out financial administrative controls
  • Line management of and final responsibility for the finance team
  • Supporting the Country Director perform his/her supervisory duties within the framework of programme administration
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the Country Strategy, within Senior Management team
  • Instructing and supporting projects and project partner organisations (PPO) in matters relating to financial management so that they fulfil their contractual obligations towards Welthungerhilfe and co-financers
  • Managing internal and external audits of projects and partner organizations
  • Controlling and supervising liquidity planning of the projects and internal fund requests
  • Evaluating financial and administrative requirements of new donors
  • Coordinating the training of national and expatriate staff and PPO’s in the field of project administration in coordination with the Financial Advisory Unit at Head Office
  • Approving of processes/giving authorisations according to the signature policy
  • Providing qualified advice for the projects in administrative matters

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in a relevant field e.g. finance and/or accounting
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the same or an equivalent position, preferably in the region
  • Experience working with national partners and civil society in a coordinating role
  • Experience line managing finance and administrative teams
  • Experience with German (BMZ, GFFO) and European and private donor regulations would be an asset
  • Excellent MS Office skills, especially Excel
  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills, especially in financial management
  • Willingness to travel regularly between Nairobi, Mogadishu and Hargeisa
  • Proven negotiation skills and strong intercultural competence
  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe’s project countries
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Familiarity with the Somali context a significant asset, and familiarity with crisis contexts desirable.
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