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Finance Intern – Garowe, Puntland, Somalia

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Title: Finance Intern – Garowe

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The role of the Finance Intern is to manage the receipt and disbursement of funds and maintaining accurate financial records and supporting the programme in Garowe Office.

Contract Duration: Six Months

Location: Garowe

TITLE: Finance Intern – Archives
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Finance LOCATION: Garowe
GRADE: Interns CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 months
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 1:  the role holder will not have contact with children and/or young people, or access to personal data about children or young people, as part of their work; therefore a police check will not be mandatory unless the content or location of the role changes, in which case the Child Safeguarding level will be reviewed.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The role of the Finance Intern is to manage the receipt and disbursement of funds and maintaining accurate financial records and supporting the programme in Garowe Office.

SCOPE OF ROLE

Reports to: Finance Officer – Partnership Management & Documentation

Dimensions:

Save the Children has a unified presence in Somalia and Somaliland since January 2010 and is working in the thematic areas of education (including skills training for youth), child survival (health, nutrition & livelihood), protection and emergency responses. Save the children has an operation in Somaliland, Puntland and South Central Somali with a current staff complement of approximately 350 staff and current expenditure of USD 30 million each year.

Number of direct reports: None

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

¨     Do all Stamp paid of documents of daily or weekly bases.

¨     Ensure full compliance of financial transactions with SCI rules, regulations, policies and recording and reporting systems

¨     Ensure proper files are maintained and well secured in the Finance Department to enable a complete audit trail from the Agresso FMS accounts records to supporting documentation and vice versa.

¨     Filling of general Journal documents with full supporting documents.

¨     Retrieval and scanning of Audit samples to Nairobi Office and other field offices.

¨     Ensure that all finance files are complete and pre-numbered before it’s archived.

¨     Do scanning of Garowe finance documents and upload into the system on monthly bases.

¨     Prepare the Petty cash and Bank GLACOS, input the data on daily basis and share with the Accountants/Finance Officers on daily bases for further review

¨     Ensuring prior approval from relevant senior managers, where necessary send cash to the field (cash replenishment and other requests) by the approved means and ensures receipt of remittances.

¨     Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.

¨     Perform any other related duties as required and assigned by the line manager

COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Applying Technical and Professional Expertise

·       Makes decisions based on professional expertise and experience without deferring unnecessarily to others

·       Shares knowledge and best practice on technical solutions so that others can make best use of that expertise

·       Actively seeks new ways to develop the application of technical and professional standards within the team 

Delivering Results

  • Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources
  • Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others
  • Plans, prioritizes and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision
  • Understands the link between their work and the organization’s objectives

Working effectively with others

  • Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with
  • Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities
  • Demonstrates understanding of their skills and how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups

·       Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximize impact

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

¨     Minimum 2 years proven work experience in cash management within a busy working environment such as financial institutions or INGOs

¨     Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets and Ms Word

¨     Cash Management (handle, disburse and recording all transactions)

¨     Knowledge of financial liquidation for partners and government entities.

¨     High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team

¨     Ability to work under high pressure to meet tight deadlines

¨     Supportive personnel management style

¨     Good communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable requirements

¨     Working knowledge of Agresso accounting package

¨     Previous work experience with INGOs

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY: 

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and organizational Code of Conduct. 

CODE OF CONDUCT

Because Save the Children’s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children’s rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Application procedures:

All interested candidate are encouraged to forward their CVs and applications to: :

Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply

The closing date is on:

Date of issue: 23rd May 2021 Author: Finance Manager

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003SE&lang=en

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years proven work experience in cash management within a busy working environment such as financial institutions or INGOs
  • Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets and Ms Word
  • Cash Management (handle, disburse and recording all transactions)
  • Knowledge of financial liquidation for partners and government entities.
  • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Ability to work under high pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Supportive personnel management style
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

The Application will close on 10th June,2021

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003SE&lang=en

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