EU Finance Coordinator
Closing date: 05 Apr 2018
EU Finance Coordinator
This role will support the EuropeAid project teams in the Northwest Syria and South Central Syria Offices to ensure financial management support to partners implementing EU awards. This position will manage the financial planning/budgeting, expenses allocation, sub-awards, financial reporting relating to the two EU projects. The role will also be responsible for ensuring finance and EU compliance controls are understood and followed in SCI and with partners – working closely with the EU Awards Coordinator. This role will take a key role in supporting the capacity building of partner staff and a significant component of the role (80%) will be to provide onsite support to the partner’s delivery.
Qualifications and experience
5 years of experience of working in finance department with a NGO
Experience in assessment and monitoring of partners
Experience of working with EU projects and projects with significant donor compliance requirements
Knowledge of finance and operational controls in regards to cash transfer programming
A desire to learn and work in a challenging but rewarding environment
Ability to work under pressure alone and as part of a team
A strong sense of integrity
Attention to detail
Good working knowledge of Excel
Good English language skills required
Arabic language skills preferred
Contract length: 6 Months
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.