ActionAid International: Financial Planning and Reporting Manager

ActionAid International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 15 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Be responsible for managing the long term and operational financial planning and reporting for the Federation and the Global Secretariat, including aggregated financial reports for the organisation on a quarterly and annual basis and for the review of these reports. 

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency. Since1972, we are a partnership between people in poor and rich countries working together to end poverty and injustice. We work with over 15 million of the world’s poorest and excluded people in over 45 countries worldwide to secure their rights to a life free of poverty and injustice, and with the support of half a million donors and supporters.
 

The Financial Planning & Reporting Manager will be responsible for managing the long term and operational financial planning and reporting for the Federation and the Global Secretariat, including aggregated financial reports for the organisation on a quarterly and annual basis and for the review of these reports.  This role also be responsible for delivering excellent customer support for users of Finance Consolidation and Reporting systems.
 
It supports the administration, maintenance and further development of the Federation Planning and Reporting consolidation processes in the new Global financial system (GFS). Additionally, the Financial Planning & Reporting Manager assists the Global Secretariat Finance team and the wider Global Finance Function with report writing and development of reports for the actuals reporting, budget and forecast processes and in maintaining and developing an in-house web based data collection tool. Your key focus of this role is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of these Federation processes.

Desired Experience and Qualifications
Financial planning and reporting; working in an international environment; strong analytical and management skills, track record in management and motivation of staff. Strong influencing skills; experience of financial consolidations; aggregation packages; and experience of varied accounting environments with a proven track-record of process improvement and implementation of best-practice is essential. Experience of working in a multi-national NGO organisation and knowledge of SUN Systems 6 will be an advantage.

A relevant Bachelor’s Degree or Honours Degree and professional accounting qualification (e.g. CA, ACCA, ACA, CPA, CIMA), very good spoken and written English, substantial experience with public speaking and business writing for at least 2 years are pre-requisite. 

To be considered for this position, you must be a national or eligible and to work and reside in South Africa. ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity. 

Applications to hrworkspace@actionaid.org with the title Financial Planning & Reporting Manager.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Location: 
Johannesburg

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