Finance & Accountancy Manager

  • 4 months ago
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.

MSFF is looking for its Blantyre Coordination office:


Position: FINANCE AND ACCOUNTANCY MANAGER – 1 POSITION

Workplace
                     :        Blantyre

Type of contract           :        6 month Fixed term contract with possible extension

Start date                       :        January 2021

Main purpose of the position

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.


Main responsibilities

  • 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 mission’s accounting statement through monthly and weekly reports, in order to verify the evolution of project finances and provide information about them
  • Coordinating and overseeing the payment of tax liabilities in order to comply with legal obligations.
  • Coordinating and supervising, in close coordination with HR department, the associate 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 people’s 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 etc


Requirements

Education:                 Essential Finance, Business administration Degree

Language:                  Essential Local Language and English

Experience:                 Essential previous working experience of at least four years in relevant jobs.

Desirable experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries.

Knowledge:

  • Computer Literacy (Excel, Word).
  • Local accounting standards and procedures.
  • Desirable MSF Accounting software, ERP system and local laws.
  • Must be registered with an accounting board.

How to apply

Documents to provide:

  • Cover letter, Updated CV, ID Copy and relevant certificates

Deadline for submission of application:  18th December 2020

Application should be submitted to:


Coordinator Human Resources

Médecins sans Frontières France

Po Box 2736

Blantyre – Malawi

E-mail address: [email protected]

With in Subject: 202012_FINANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY MANAGER

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