SOS Children’s Villages International hires 01 Finance And Controlling Advisor, Banjul Cluster

SOS Children’s Villages International hires 01 Finance And Controlling Advisor, Banjul Cluster

Localisation Dakar / Sénégal
Expiration 13 Aout 2017
Description de l’offre
SOS Children’s Villages International is a Global Organisation established in 1949. SOS Children’s Villages is working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children. SOS Children’s Villages international works through member associations in over 133 countries worldwide.

The International Regional Office for West and Central Africa based in Dakar, Senegal directly supports member associations in 18 countries and is currently expanding its professional regional team. We are looking to recruit the following bi-lingual (French and English) staff:

Finance and Controlling Advisor, Banjul CLUSTER (Dakar based)

Main Tasks

Finance & Controlling Services for the Federation

• Give strategic planning support to International Director
and CVI representative

• Participate in the development and update of financial
policies and quality standards and implement these policies

• Support maintenance of master data in finance systems

Finance & Controlling Services for Member associations

• Support the linking of needs and funds by providing the
necessary financial information and coordinating the allocation
of funds

• Support the management of PSA portfolios by providing the
necessary financial information to IO

• Support NAs budgeting process, check quality of NA
budgets and monitor budget execution within the given financial

• Support all NAs to conduct their accounting, check data
quality and import accounting data

• Support all NAs to manage their local and their PSA funds

• Support all NAs in their internal control system and
participate in internal audits in NAs

• Support all NAs in their external financial audit process
and quality check the NA audits

• Support all NAs in their statistics data collection

• Support NAs and CVI rep in the financial aspects of
programme plans and proposals

• Monitor NA financial data and financial KPIs

• Build up finance capacity in NAs

• Support NAs and CVI Reps. in crisis cases

Finance Services for GSC

• Support Member Support Advisor in replying and
coordinating finance-related PSA/GSC information requests

• Support NAs in the accounting of membership fees

• Support the preparation of the budgets of the regional /
branch office (if applicable) Do the accounting for the regional
/ branch office (if applicable)

• Do liquidity planning and manage GSC funds on regional

• Run external financial audit process for the regional /
branch office (if applicable)

Treasury & Risk Management

• Support NAs in their liquidity planning and quality check
NA liquidity plans

• prepare regional risk assessments and coordinate and
monitor mitigation measures

• Execute currency transactions for the regional office

• Support NAs in their bank relations

Finance Systems Support

• Implement and give first level user support for NAs for
the SOS controlling system LUCY (Finance modules), the accounting
and HR software Dynamics NAV and the Budget Entry Tool

Reporting to Regional Director of Finance and Controlling,

Required Competences and Skills


• University degree in finance / business Administration or
similar qualification in general management and least 5 years of
experience in a Senior Finance position

Skills & Competences

• In-depth understanding of financial management including
budgeting, accounting, auditing, financial controlling, financial
reporting and financial analysis

• Development of policies and processes as well as tools in
the area of finance and general information/reporting

• Interest in and affinity to technical systems/software

• Good analytical and organisational skills

• In-depth knowledge of Excel as well as good knowledge of
Word and Outlook

• Knowledge and experience in project and process
management is an asset

• Ability to work flexibly in virtual settings

• Ability to work in a cross cultural environment

• Fluent English and French (spoken and written) is a must.
Knowledge of further language spoken in the region is

We offer:

• Diverse, creative and challenging opportunities in an
international working environment

• Possibility to make significant contribution towards the
development of Member Associations in the Region

• Competitive compensation package and excellent
development opportunities In accordance with the organisation’s
child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks


If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed
e-mail application (CV+Cover letter IN ENGLISH) by 13 August at
the latest to the following e-mail:
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