Regional Finance Manager

Nadacia Habitat for Humanity International

Place of work
Zochova 6-8, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Start date
July 2020
Wage (gross)
3 300 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is seeking an experienced finance professional to fill the role of Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Regional Finance Manager.

This position is responsible for providing support to the National Directors and National Finance Managers on areas to improve financial performance in the Branches and National Organizations (NO) in EMEA Area.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Financial Management and Technical Oversight
*Provide ongoing Finance support to EMEA Branch/NOs.
*Perform quality control reviews of Branch/NO financial reports, including producing the financial and statistical indicators. Follow up with HFHI Branch and NO Finance to ensure all issues raised during the review process are addressed.
*Monitor and ensure all HFHI Branch/NO financial operations are carried out according to HFHI policies/procedures, accepted International accounting standards (GAAP, IFRS) and within local laws.
*Support and review budget performance by each Branch or NO, ensuring that Monthly Project Management Reports are issued and reviewed as a best practice.
*Support the implementation of internal control policies and procedures in EMEA HFHI Branch and NOs, and perform periodic compliance check of the same.
*Ad-hoc review of business processes to ensure effective and efficient flow of financial and business data into the Branch/NO Accounting System, and in compliance with project-based funding principles.
*Perform reviews of Branch/NO accounting system and maintenance to ensure accurate revaluation, reporting and compliance.

Audits (External and Internal)
*Coordinate the planning, preparation and completion of HFHI Branch Audits in line with HFHI external audit policy whilst ensuring that all timelines are met.
*Review reconciliation and consolidation of HFHI Branch audit reports in support of HFHI annual external audit timelines and standards.
*Review reconciliations of independent HFH NO external audits to ledger to ensure that audit adjustments are correctly posted.
*Review External Audit management letter recommendations with various EMEA teams and monitor to ensure that outstanding audit management issues are resolved in a timely manner, updating management and Internal Controls unit of progress.
*Review internal audit reports of EMEA Branches/NOs, and support EMEA Internal Controls unit in resolving issues identified by the internal audit department.

Financial Planning and Budgeting
*Support EMEA Area Office Program Department in the development of Branch/NO annual plans and budgets.
*Ensure that regional finance reviews all budgets for consistency within existing/planned business activity, account/project/fund codes and fund accounting practices.
*Highlight significant variances and cash management issues to EMEA Area Office Program Department.
*Coordinate completion of NO Forecast.

International Transfers
*Review and approval of international transfer requests within the EMEA.
*Ensure all transfers are tracked and reported accurately at Branch/NO level.

Policies and Procedures
*Support EMEA Branches/NO and Governance, Risk Management and Compliance function in the roll-out of new policies & procedures.
*Support review of the effectiveness and efficiency of the controls.

Capacity-building
*Provide on-going advice and consultancy on financial issues to the EMEA Branches/NOs including accounting, reporting, cash-flow, systems, policies & procedures, internal controls etc.
*Identify Branch/NO staff financial training needs and address by conducting such training or finding alternative resources.
*Assist in recruitment process at Branch/NO level.

Other Support
*Provide support to EMEA Branches/NO and Grant Compliance and Donor Reporting function in managing grants.
*Provide support to EMEA Branches/NO and housing finance function in developing and implementation of healthy credit portfolio management practices.

Employee perks, benefits

We have a benefits package that invests in our employee’s long-term personal and professional growth and well-being. Here’s a sample of what that includes:

*Work-Life balance: 40 hours a week with Alternative Working Schedule providing some degree of flexibility on how long, where, and when you work.
*Meal vouchers: 5 € per day fully compensated by the employer.
*Education, training and tuition assistance: Training and professional development in the field is offered.
*Opportunity to work for an International NGO contributing to eliminating poverty around the world and work in international development.
*And much more!

Information about the selection process

Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter via our career site at:

https://www.habitat.org/about/careers/regional-finance-manager-emea

DEADLINE: Closing date for applications is 10 June 2020.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or other similar fields OR a combination of relevant academic qualifications and work experience.

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Office - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

REQUIRED
*Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or other similar fields OR a combination of relevant academic qualifications and work experience.
*CPA/Chartered Accountant.
*5 years’ experience in international accounting or financial management, including knowledge of finance, accounting and GAAP reporting.
*2 years’ experience in grant management.
*Proficiency in MS Office applications and multiple accounting software packages.
*Fluency in English with strong communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to address issues and effect change through persuasion and diplomacy.
*Strong analytical skills. Detail-oriented and ability to work and interpret numbers, figures and other financial information.
*Patience and perseverance in understanding and explaining issues with field staff; ability to work effectively with other cultures.
*The flexibility and independence to work in a changing and unstructured environment. Ability to work interdependently within a team.
*Ability to travel up to 30%.
*Active support of HFHI values and commitments:
-Humility – We are part of something bigger than ourselves
-Courage – We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular
-Accountability – We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission
-Safeguarding - HFHI requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

PREFERRED
*Experience in using SunSystems or equivalent.
*Experience in installation and training on computerized accounting systems is an added advantage.
*2 years’ auditing experience.

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Brief description of the company

Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat for Humanity seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

We invite you to visit our website www.habitat.org to learn more about us and how we work.

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

Nadacia Habitat for Humanity International
Zochova 6-8
811 03 Bratislava
https://www.habitat.org/emea/about/careers

Contact

E-mail: send CV
ID: 3912138  Dátum zverejnenia: 14.5.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 300 EUR/month