Director of Finance - SP


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Job Title :
Director of Finance - SP


Location :
Jobs in South Sudan


Posted on :
Tue Dec 04, 2018


Apply before :
Mon Dec 31, 2018


Job Type :


Experience required :
3 years - 6 years


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Job Description


Description of Job duties:

  • Provides leadership and management of the Country Office Finance Department by planning, directing, and controlling the Country Office’s financial resources in accordance with organizational and international accounting standards.

  • Directly manages 8-12 finance staff in multiple locations; specific duties may include the recruitment, interview, and selection of new staff, as well as performance reviews.

  • Manages the capacity building initiatives for the Country Office Finance Teams.

  • Provides timely and accurate analysis of monthly financial reports and financial trends to assist country leadership in performing their duties.

  • Monitors internal controls and performs periodic assessments to identify risks associated with financial operations within the Country Office.

  • Identifies areas for financial and administrative improvement, and recommends systems that will improve the overall efficiency of Samaritan’s Purse’s in-country financial operations.

  • Travels to field sites as needed to facilitate proper implementation of finance-related policies and procedures.

  • Ensures detailed and accurate records for all financial transactions are maintained in an organized and professional manner.

  • Works closely with Human Resources to facilitate monthly payroll in multiple locations.

  • Coordinates all internal and external Country Office audits on behalf of the Country Director.

  • Performs regular reviews of the audit reports and follows up on the implementation of audit recommendations.

Job Requirements:

  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university with an emphasis in accounting or related field of study.

  • 5+ years progressive financial management experience in a complex, dynamic environment such as a non-profit organization with operating budgets, diverse funding streams, and substantial financial and material assets, preferred.

  • One year of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) or equivalent certification preferred; or equivalent combination of accounting education and managerial experience.

  • Knowledgeable on grant accounting and experience in donor funding requirements.

  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.

  • Strong relational skills and financial management experience, with an ability to lead and to contribute to the team.

  • Proven administrative, leadership, and management ability in the areas of strategic planning and organizational development.

24-month contract with the potential for renewal.

This is an unaccompanied position.

International Employee Benefits

  • Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage

  • Disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

  • Annual home leave Twelve vacation days per year

To receive consideration for this position, please submit application, resume, and cover letter through the link, below:


Apply before Mon Dec 31, 2018




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