Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Concern Worldwide Finance Manager Job Vacancy in Bujumbura Burundi

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Concern Worldwide Burundi is seeking to appoint a Burundian Finance Manager who will be based in Bujumbura.

Job Summary
Reporting on a day to day basis to the Country Accountant, the Finance Manager will assist the Country Accountant in managing the accounting, financial planning and budgeting, and treasury operations of Concern Worldwide Burundi (CWB) as detailed below.

In addition, the Finance Manager will be responsible for supporting the Country Accountant in finance systems development.

This entails ensuring review of existing finance systems on an on-going basis in order to develop and improve internal controls, in compliance with Concern Worldwide’s policies and procedures.

Key Competencies and Qualifications:

Interested Candidates must have:
• A Degree in Accounting or Finance
• A very strong academic track record
• At least three years’ experience performing duties at an Accountant/Senior Finance Officer level
• A very strong ability to learn fast and a ‘can do’ attitude.
• Be able to make good presentations and prepare good reports
• Be able to demonstrate a high level of responsibility, integrity and be a good team player
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficient in computer software, including at least one accounting software, preferably Microsoft Great Plains (MGP)
• Proficiency in Microsoft windows environment, Word and Excel.
• Fluency in French, both read and written, is required
• Good knowledge of English, both read and written, is required.

The detailed ToR may be obtained by sending an email to the following address:

Applications (in the form of a cover letter, CV and copies of certified diplomas and attestations) should be emailed to burundi.hr@concern.net by 17.00 on Monday 21st November 2011.

Only shortlisted applicants selected for the test will be contacted.

Qualified Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy.

The policy protects staff and participants to the programme against discrimination, harassment and exploitation.

The successful candidate will be required to sign the policy before he/she starts work.

Note : The position is local.

All received CVs and attachments will not be given back to the applicants.

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