Senior Finance Manager – Reporting

  • Contract
  • Afghanistan
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Save the Children

Reports to: CO Director Finance

Staff reporting to this post: Coordinator, Reporting (FP &A), Senior Officer, Reporting (FP & A)

Role Dimensions: AFCO has a current annual portfolio of about USD 78 million, with about 55 active awards in a given month for which reports are submitted to various Budget Holders, SC Members, and donors on regular basis. AFCO implements programs in Afghanistan via seven sub-offices in the provinces, plus a program and the country office in Kabul. The Manager, Reporting ensures efficient and effective use of the CO financial resources through accurate reporting, analysis, and forecasting for all the awards and internal processes.


1. Point person for HPO Initiatives: (25% FT LOE)

a. Coordinate HR, budget, FC&C, and Awards departments for effective and efficient running of

ER/CAM, leave accrual etc.

b. Conduct test runs and trainings for master trainers

c. To act as communication person between CO and key stakeholders at regional and center for existing and upcoming HPO Initiatives

2. Member I Donor /Internal Reporting: (25% FT LOE)

a. Maintain a donor I Member reporting calendar for all awards.

b. Ensures timely and accurate reporting on awards and NAF in coordination with AMU and adherence to the donor required formats.

c. Ensure reports are submitted to the finance director for approval three days before these are due date to AMU.

d. Ensure that all the reports are reconciled with Agresso, and the ineligible costs are reclassed before submission of the report to AMU.

e. Prepare analysis reports as required for by the CD, FD, and SMT.

3. Training I Capacity Building: (1 0% FT LOE)

a. Provide guidance on grant compliance issues to Program Managers, Logistic and Finance staff. b. Train budget holders/program managers regarding donor compliances issues, as needed

4. Budget Vs. Actual Analysis: (20% FT LOE)

a. Provide BvA reports to the relevant stakeholders including budget holders and arrange meeting with them to review the BvA report:

b. Analyze the SoF wise BvA report on a monthly basis and obtain explanation from the respective budget holders for significant over or under spending

c. Prepare explanations on the over and under spending and share with the regional office

d. Attend monthly call with the ARO to explain the BvA results and other queries

5. Others: (20% FT LOE)

Under the direction of the supervisor:

a. Prepare financial analysis and reports required by the management

b. Facilitate audit, and financial reviews,

c. Ensure that audit recommendations are implemented as per donor rules and regulations

d. Participate in internal and external meetings and report on major issues.

e. Contribute to country strategy and operational planning and reporting

f. To cover for any other position in Finance team during leaves or high workload.

g. Perform other Related Responsibilities as assigned by direct supervisor

h. Ready to work to respond to any natural disaster or emergency situation anywhere in Afghanistan


* Recommended 5 years managerial level experience in a corporate or an NGO

* Degree I 16 – 18 years of education in related field, certification from an accounting body like CA, ACCA, CPA, ICMA is preferred.

* Excellent analytical skills-the ability to analyses complex financial data and design and produce effective management information

* Excellent experience of reporting, budgeting and budget management

* Excellent experience of computerized accounts packages, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

* Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work to tight deadlines

* Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

* Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its values

* Written and verbal fluency in English

How to apply

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Closing date: 5-Oct-22