CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM International is now looking to recruit a :
“Regional Finance Comptroller (m/f/d)” – Togo, Lomé
Main objective of the role :
Reporting to the Director, Regional Finance and Compliance, the job holder will be responsible and accountable for all finance matters in the Africa West and Central Region. The Regional Finance Comptroller operates as part of the Regional Finance and Compliance team and with direct oversight of the Finance Manager and Transaction Manager.
The Regional Finance Comptroller (RFC) will take care of the end-to-end finance and business planning processes, financial reporting and analysis, internal financial controls and risk management as laid out within CBM financial handbook and accounting manuals.
The RFC will also take responsibility for the overall performance of Country Office Finance Managers (via a dotted line management structure) through an influencing and informing role regarding financial standards, policies and systems development.
He/She identifies, analyzes and evaluates structural problems in the finance channel and makes appropriate proposals for solutions that will lead to improved financial processes and contribute to the role of finance business partner.
We are looking for someone who will institute and enhance…
1. Financial Operations
■ Responsible for the coordination of finance, program operations and shared service centre functions with the aim of seeking opportunities to optimize financial business processes
■ Excellent understanding of corporate functions procedures, guidelines and working arrangements and establish best fit for supporting Business functions.
2. Financial Planning
■ By establishing schedules, analysing and consolidating financial data on a regular basis (monthly, quarterly and annually) to ensure accurate and effective forecasting and budgeting of Regional Hub and Project Implementation costs.
■ Support Country Offices treasury management and has oversight for Regional Hub Office liquidity position.
■ Working within Regional Hub’s senior management team ; to review and challenge assumptions and financial data quality of business plans, funding requests from country offices and regional hub departments.
3. Financial Reporting & Monitoring
■ Takes responsibility for ensuring timely, accurate and complete reporting for Regional Hubs and Country Offices in line with timelines stipulated for CBM financial reporting operations
■ Performs detailed analysis of financial reports and prepares high-level financial reports as required by senior management and Regional Hub Director within the Region.
■ Leads the coordination of external audits to ensure they are planned, performed and completed within stipulated timelines and issues raised thereof are expeditiously resolved.
4. Internal Controls and compliance
■ Develop a strong and effective culture to protect and preserve organizational assets
■ Analyse, report and give guidance on development of structure/quality of business unit, based on internal audit findings, compliance issues in projects, and compliance and development of quality of project portfolio (with emphasis on status to time, scope, budget)
■ Engage with Field Compliance Management to ensure timely resolution of Field Compliance findings andb continuous improvement of project compliance
■ Working with other relevant teams within the organization (Field Compliance, Internal Audit) to provide a strong ‘tone’ for statutory and regulatory compliance within the Regions ‘own infrastructure’.
5. People (finance) management
■ Assure skills, knowledge and behaviour of team is aligned to Business needs and wider organizational strategy
■ Conduct needs based trainings on financial processes, risk and quality management (finance) targeting Regional Hub and Country Offices
■ Line management in a dotted line relationship with all Country Finance Managers with responsibilities including but not limited to recruitment and performance management.
We are looking for someone who…
■ Acts as a trusted sparring and challenging partner to Regional Hub Director
■ Gives fact data and analysis based on pro-active recommendations
■ Actively manages and ensures strong internal controls and compliance with CBM policies and procedures.
■ Transforms business needs into (financial) technology/ data needs
■ Exhibits a deep understanding of value flows of business (responsibilities and processes).
■ Possesses ability to identify and address areas of improvements (efficiency, growth and risk)
■ Deep technical knowledge in areas of financial management, risk and compliance
■ Knowledge in maintaining highly optimized finance processes
Your core competencies
■ Leadership job skills
■ Customer orientation
■ Change management
■ Team leader
■ Analytical skills
■ Strong attention to detail, accuracy and with an ability to remain flexible and work well under pressure
If you feel that this role would be a great Regional career opportunity, we would love to hear from your expressions of interest. Please send your CV and Cover Letter in English and salary expectations to : @cbm.rexx-recruitment.com. CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE
Application deadline : December 19, 2021.
This is a permanent contract under local conditions to be based in Lomé, and/or subject to the international scope of the country’s specific national labor and immigration laws founded in the relevant Immigration framework.