Monday, 15 June 2015

Finance Manager

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

MSF-CH is seeking candidates for the post of: - Finance Manager

To support its humanitarian operations in South Sudan

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

Location: Juba, South Sudan with regular field visits to the projects.
Start Date: July 2015
Type of Contract: 1 year (renewable)

Scope of Responsibilities:
The role of the Finance Manager is that of head of accounting for the MSFCH mission managed from Juba:
  • Responsible for quality and timely accounting for the mission: paper accounting, electronic data-entry, consolidation of fields & capital journals, monthly closing process and documents;
  • Ensure compliance to MSF guidelines, standards, policies and procedures for the mission: especially purchasing, validation, payment procedures. Ensure strict respect for deadlines, encoding rules, budget lines;
  • Technical reference for accounting: feedback, support, training, management of finance staff (assistants, accountants, cashiers) both in capital and in the field;
  • Production of consolidated financial documents: draft monthly budget follow-up and monthly cash request, participate to budget design and revision.
Recruitment Criteria:
  • University degree in Accounting, Auditing, Finance or business administration from a recognized university
  • Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) preferred
  • Demonstrated skills in budget control/ monitoring performance
  • Experience in a well known audit firm
  • Managerial  skills
  • Able to train/ coach finance staff
  • Excellent computer skills – Excel, Word, E-mail and Internet
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
Personal Qualities:
  • Organized, methodical and accurate
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
  • Integrity, discrete and honest.
  • Good team player.
  • Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
All applicants should send a detailed CV and motivation letter in an envelope clearly marked “Finance Manager” to: -

HR Manager
MSF Switzerland – South Sudan Mission
P. O. Box 25091

Or to:

HR Manager
MSF Switzerland – South Sudan Mission
Hai Malakal, Block A XVIII, Plot n°15

Or by email to:

Application deadline: 26th June, 2015

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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