Assistant Finance Manager - Tearfund

Contract duration: 12 months (possible extension, subject to funding)

To start: 1st September 2020

We are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Finance Manager (AFM) to support the programme Finance Manager in fulfilling his duties overseeing our large operational and partner based programme in South Sudan.

The AFM will assist the Finance Manager in providing the programme Senior Management Team as well as and Tearfund UK with timely and accurate financial management information. He / She will assist in day to day running of systems and procedures in accordance with Tearfund policies and guidelines in order to safeguard Tearfund assets and mitigate against the risk of financial loss and fraud. The AFM will assist the FM in preparing financial reports for major institutional donors, conducting financial assessments of potential new partners and assisting in training and capacity building of local staff and existing Tearfund partners.

The successful applicant will hold a finance related degree with proven hands-on finance experience, proven experience of planning, budgeting, and proven experience in delivering Finance related training. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team to deliver accurate work under tight deadlines. He or she will be an excellent communicator and have demonstrable experience of financial management software.

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate a clear, specific desire and commitment to work in this country and preference will be given to candidates with the right to live and work in South Sudan. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.

NB: The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure

Note: Applications for this position done online. Tearfund South Sudan programme Office will not accept any hard copy application for this position. Here is the link on how to apply

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