CB24, Cambridge
£23,185 (with possible annual increment rises)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Key criteria for success
Within 12 months, the Programme Finance Officer will: • Have contributed to risk management by assisting country offices and affiliates strengthen their internal control systems and structure and monitor their progress in implementing these • Have reviewed and/or complete finance reports submitted periodically to donors, in coordination with focal persons in the Programme Team and country offices’ finance staff • Have validated expenditure reported to CBMUK by partners and affiliates, where necessary • Have facilitated the activation of new projects and participate in inception workshops, when required • Have ensured projects are closed out according to established CBM and donor procedures • Be undertaking accounting, record keeping, monitoring and tracking of funding resources, transactions and project expenditure, undertake financial analysis of resources and provide information, as required.
Key responsibilities:

a. Assist in reviewing/completing quarterly/bi annual/annual reports from CBM Country Offices and affiliates in a timely manner. Ensure that these are prepared according to CBM and donor guidelines

b. Work closely with finance staff in the field, monitor compliance with established CBMUK procedures and with donor rules and regulations, conducted remotely or during site visits. Make recommendations and help to ensure that these are in place

c. Conduct audits of projects and affiliates, as necessary

d. Review and validate financial records and reports of partners and affiliates, as required

e. Liaise with financial staff and non-finance managers. Identify, investigate and report on problem areas or delays, where possible

f. Track auditing of partners and country offices and review external audit of country offices and projects, as required

g. Ensure adequate application of CBM administrative procedures and application of internal control procedures to safeguard project assets

h. Monitor financial positions, burn and transfer rates of projects and provide analysis and/or feedback where required

i. Produce ad-hoc reports, reconciliations and analyses and reply promptly to enquiries from the Programme Department and management 

j. Support the Programme Finance Manager in the preparation of the annual budget and Programme focal points with project’s budgets

k. Assist the Programme Finance Manager and the wider Programme Department in the revision, development and implementation of new/revised work methods, procedures and systems 

l. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Please download the Recruitment Pack for full details including how to apply. 

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Posted on: 19 June 2019
Closed date: 08 July 2019
Tags: Finance, Intl Development

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