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Financial Controller Jobs in South Sudan at GOAL

General Description of the Programme:
GOAL South Sudan (SS) started working in Twic County in 1998, running an emergency relief project due to a famine throughout Bahr el Ghazal state. GOAL SS now runs public health programmes in the states of Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile and southern Blue Nile State. Public health activities include curative primary health care, based on the management of primary health clinics; preventative health care including HIV/AIDS messaging, malaria control and hygiene promotion; nutrition and food security, water and sanitation engineering and clinic construction/rehabilitation. .
General Description of the Role:
The Financial Controller is responsible for the financial management, internal control systems, and reporting requirements of the organization. In particular the successful candidate will ensure timely submission of monthly reports to GOAL Dublin comprising the Management Accounts, Donor Status Reporting and other reports as required and also ensure timely submission of required donors reports, statutory reports and other ad hoc reporting to relevant authorities. As a key member of the senior management team, the Financial Controller will contribute to the overall development and running of the country programme.
Key Duties:
 Ensure proper financial systems are in place and implemented to record and report field and head office expenditure;  Ensure compliance with accounting procedures and policies and actively monitor internal controls to minimize risk to the organization. In particular ensure appropriate cash management procedures are in place and operating effectively;  Ensure preparation and retention of documentation to facilitate the annual external audit, donor audits, internal audits and revenue audits;  Oversee all cash management, including cash counts and cash transfers to field sites;  In cooperation with the Programmes & Logistics team ensure that GOAL South Sudan is in compliance with all relevant donor and internal guidelines;  Ensure cost allocations basis among donors are reasonable;  Review monthly management accounts including donor status reporting for submission to GOAL Head Office, Dublin, adhering to strict deadlines;  Review financial reporting to donors and other regulatory bodies, adhering to strict deadlines;  Review the financial sections of donor proposals, budgets and reports;  Review GOAL annual and quarterly rolling budgets;  Monitor and assist with the financial management of programme budgets including expenditure forecasting;  Maintain and keep updated South Sudan Finance Manual, including a summarized and simplified finance and logistics manual for use by project managers and other field based staff;  Provide support to the HR Manager on personnel and staff issues which have financial implications;  Oversee training and capacity building of locally recruited accounts staff
Requirements:  Qualified accountant. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent  At least five years overseas experience  At least 2 years at a senior management level  Experience in dealing with institutional donors such as OFDA/ USAID, ECHO and DFID  Excellent interpersonal, motivational and management skills  Excellent analytical and writing skills;  Strong experience liaising with governmental/local authorities and other NGO’s.
General terms and conditions:
Location: Based in Juba with some travel to programme sites and Nairobi Reporting to: Country Director Contract Length: 12 Months (6 months probation) Start Date: ASAP
This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Unfortunately GOAL cannot contribute to financial costs incurred when attending interview.
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