Mission of the position:
The Emergency Response Finance Officer’s mission is to ensure efficient and effective financial management and coordination in the ongoing SOS CVI Emergency Response Programme. S/he is responsible for ensuring adherence to internal policies and procedures relevant to financial processes and overseeing the financial management in the Emergency Programmes.
Responsible for managing cash flow and transfers to the Emergency Response programme.
Responsible for overseeing and monitoring project expenditure and reporting any irregularity to the National Finance Manager.
Responsible for elaborating monthly financial reports and donor reports.
Technically supports the Emergency Response HR, Finance and Admin Officer in the FIELD location.
Supervise payment vouchers, cheques and petty cash payments.
Ensures that all invoices are paid promptly to protect the reputation of SOS Children’s Villages.
Prepares Bank and Cash Registers and bank reconciliation statements.
Replenishes the Project’s petty cash float and ensures this is responsibly and effectively used at all times.
Banks all income received and affects all cash withdrawals.
Administers the project payroll. Ensures correct payment of income tax and other statutory deductions.
Submits a projected income and expense form and requests regular transfers to ensure sufficient running cost funds are received for the project.
Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
Prepare monthly balance sheet schedules.
Examine statements to ensure accuracy.
Ensure that statements and records comply with laws and regulations.
At all times ensures that personal data of donors, sponsors, SOS CV beneficiaries and their families as well as SOS co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS Children’s Village International data protection laws.
Performs other reasonable tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor
• National Management Team (Finance staff)
• Member Association co-workers
• Emergency Response team members
• Project team
• HR & Finance officer
• 2 to 3 years of previous experience
• BA degree in Finance
• an experience in NGO is a plus