1. To assist in the on-going development of a financial managementassurance framework within CBMUK’s risk management strategy.
a. Provide support in identifying adequate baseline for different levels ofactivity and establish what should be in place across our programmeportfolio.
b. Work closely with in-country finance staff to monitor partners’ compliancewith established procedures and donor requirements during site visits orremote monitoring and audits.
c. Assist in preparing quarterly (and as-hoc as required) reports for LeadershipTeam/Programmes Committee to review and assess levels of risk and theirmitigation.
2. To lead in the preparation of periodic financial reports to donors andimprove accountability and donor compliance.
a. Prepare periodic donor financial reports according to internal and donorrequirements.
b. As part of the reporting function, ensure that burn rates and variances areanalysed and projects are implemented as planned.
c. In collaboration with country teams, ensure that donor contractualrequirements are complied with and project audits are completed on time.
3.To support the programme transition from CBM International to CBMGlobal federation with focus on contractual compliance and theimprovement and development of administrative and financial systems.
a.Ensure strong focus on the transition at the project level, ensuring efficientmigration of projects over to the CBMG federation.
b. Contribute to enhancing and improving programme finance systems and ensure that these are running smoothly and consistently.
c. Assist the PDD team adopt to and/or embed the new GO systems within the CBMUK environment.
d. Contribute to a strategic close out plan of projects and execute these accordingly.
4. To contribute to financial planning and budgeting processes, deployment of funds to projects and preparation of new budgets and project applications.
a. Assist in the consolidation of the programme portfolio into overall programme budget for CBM UK, analysis of income, expenditure and cash flows.
b. Oversee an effective cash flow system ensuring timely financing of projects, managed within the CBMUK overall financial position, policies and procedures and the wider federation.
c. Consolidate annual financial reports of CBM projects including accruals, deferrals and fund transfers.
d. Support Programme focal points to have accurate multi-year budgets on their respective portfolio.
e. Where necessary, assist in drafting budgets for funding applications.
5. To contribute to organizational wide strengthening of due diligence processes across CBMUK supported projects.
a. Proactively identify weaknesses in country teams and/or partner specific grants management systems and procedures and implement strengthening measures accordingly, particularly with relevance to the organizational transition.
b. Assist in training non-financial staff in financial management and donor compliance.
c. Support project partners develop their own financial and grant management systems and procedures.