SNV recrute 01 Project Finance Officer- WASH FIRST Project
Project Finance Officer- WASH FIRST Project
Kigali, RwandaContractContract type: National employment contract
Company DescriptionSNV Netherlands Development Organization is a not-for-profit international development organizational founded in the Netherlands in 1965; and currently maintains a global presence in 28 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. As an organisation, SNV focuses on the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors and maintains the belief that no one should have to live in poverty; and that all people should have the opportunity to pursue their own sustainable development. SNV contributes to programming within the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors by strengthening the capacities of targeted partners and communities at the field level; in order to realize increased skill sets and sustainable performance; reduce poverty levels, expand employment; improve food security; while paying special attention to gender equity, social inclusion of marginalized groups and stakeholder accountability.
Context and Purpose of the JobThe Project Finance Officer is part of an SNV Country Organization and is appointed to one or more projects in the country.
The Project Finance Officer supports projects in their financial administration, ensuring the project finance is compliant to SNV policies and procedures as well as donor finance procedures, regulations and guidelines. The Project Finance Officer safeguards the finance control of projects, including budget and periodic progress monitoring and takes actions for overall profitability/financial health in line with the budget.
Financial Accounting and AdministrationRecords financial project data into systems, monitors and analyses project data. Executes, checks and consolidates all necessary activities and checks to assure complete and correct allocation of project costs, in line with financial regulations, SNV financial standards and guidelines and donor requirements.
Financial PlanningExecutes the budgeting process and periodically forecasts and supports control, monitors (audit) all financial related activities within the project.
Financial business project control and informationRegularly provides (requested and non-requested) financial reports, analysis and advice to provide insight in the overall projects financial status in order to safeguard financial performance, profitability and to estimate financial risks and take precautions. All in line with donor and SNV financial guidelines. Provides advice, balancing country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards and guidelines, taking the project set-up with different donor regulations into account. Guides the Project Manager with country budgets, country project administrations and country project reviews in multiple country projects.
Donor reportingProvides financial reports to meet both internal and external donor requirements. Supports the project manager in being compliant to internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor guidelines regarding the financial administration of projects
Support to Business DevelopmentAssists in development of budgets in proposals. Guides and oversees qualification process for grants if applicable.
Know HowFinancial professional, experienced in financial processes in both accounting and controlling and proven understanding of multiple country project finance.
ComplexityWork follows less defined procedures and requires financial insights for accounting and controlling. Acts within a multiple country project.
SupervisionWork is slightly supervised (by staff) to correct completion and requires incumbents to exercise discretion.
ImpactImpact on project finance of multiple country projects.
Higher vocational working and thinking level with several years of experience in project finance.
AccuracyThe ability to work accurate and diligent, with an eye for detail aimed at preventing mistakes.
Controlling ProgressThe ability to control the progress of employees’ processes, tasks, activities and of one’s own work and responsibilities.
Problem AnalysisThe ability to detect problems, recognize important information and link various data to trace potential causes and look for relevant details.
IntegrityAdherence to the standards, values and rules of conduct associated with one’s position and the culture in which one operates. Being incorruptible.
Result OrientationThe ability to take direct action in order to attain or exceed objectives.
Deadline for Submission
Closing date is October 31st, 2020.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted