Finance & Admin Manager

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Company: World Concern Myanmar
Company description:

Our Mission: World Concern partners to transform the lives of poor and marginalized people through disaster response and sustainable community developm


World Concern is a Christian (Global) Humanitarian organization serving rural communities, operating relief and development work in Myanmar since 1995.World Concern focuses its activities on capacity building for rural development. We are seeking motivated, efficient, experienced and dedicated national employees to work with World Concern Myanmar in the following positions.


Job description
• Leadership
1.Serve on the Myanmar leadership team and participate in discussion concerning projects, financial, HR and administrative decisions.
2.Identify and propose improvements and modifications to the financial management and budget follow-up. Make recommendations for remediation of any identified problems and follow up to assess results.
3.Provide training and mentoring to staff on World Concern financial policies and procedures, financial best practices and effective internal controls.
4.Manage and supervise the performance of finance staff and head of admin

• Finance & Accounting
1. Responsible for reviewing and submitting all financial reports to the Myanmar Country Director and Asia Regional Finance Director, meeting the required monthly deadlines.
2. Review Cash requests from the projects and provide monthly cash request to Asia Regional Finance Director and World Concern Seattle, meeting required deadlines.
3. Oversee forecasting and budgeting operations for World Concern Myanmar by organizing and controlling the budgeting process for the World Concern Myanmar office. Provide support to the Program teams, Country Director and Asia Regional Finance Director in the preparation of the budgets for new projects submission to institutional donors.
4. Respond to financial queries from donors and oversee submission of all financial reports as required. Maintain and manage the donor financial reports and monitoring report tracking schedule. Verify all grant financial reports reconcile with World Concern cumulative project financial reports.
5. Review the reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis and ensure timely completion.
6. Manage the following revenue projection in an accurate, complete and timely manner for World Concern Myanmar to maximize coverage of organizational costs by donor grants and application of RD and unrestricted funds towards growth opportunities – and that Management (CD, SLT) has regular, accurate data to guide related decisions:
• Long Term Pro-forma: use a tool that will project revenue and expenses for the various programs. Analyze date and present recommendations to leadership.
• Short Term Pro-forma: use the analysis from the projected revenue and expenses to recommend future budget planning.
7. Review and analyze World Concern monthly financial statements and report the financial status of the organization to the Myanmar management team on a monthly basis.
8. Assist Country Director and Program Managers in analyzing variance reports, recommending adjustments and advising on program management decisions as necessary.
9. Review journal entries and complete any adjusting entries as necessary, including but not limited to, time and effort allocation entries.
10. Assist Finance Coordinator in guiding counseling the activities of the accountants and cashiers of World Concern Myanmar. Provide support in trouble-shooting situations, regarding day to day financial operations and training as needed.

• Compliance
1. Make sure all financial documents are in compliance with the requirements for supporting documentation, following World Concern financial procedures. Ensure all additional documents are obtained and procedures required by U.S. government grants or other donor requirements are followed as applicable.
2. Supervise and coordinate both internal and external auditing requirements for the Myanmar Office and field offices. Provide requested documentation to the WC headquarters office for the organization’s annual audit, meeting deadlines as stipulated.
3. Liaise with external auditors as required and assist with the completion of the management letter to WC senior management team.
4. Perform an internal audit function to ensure financial, admin and HR transactions and processes comply with policies and donor requirements. This includes conducting compliance focused monitoring visits. Prepare monitoring and corrective action plans after each monitoring visit. Provide follow up training as necessary.
5. Review, existing and develop, implement and administer policies and procedures necessary for the effective financial operations throughout World Concern Myanmar as approved by Country Director and Asia Area Finance Manager.
6. Comply with local legal requirements by studying requirements, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing reports and advising the Country Director on needed actions.

• Administration
1. Manage and coach admin staff with explicit goal of capacity development.
2. Develop systems that ensure key accountabilities in procurement and Admin are coordinated, achieved, and that progress is summarized in a way that keeps everyone on track and enables reflection on progress and learning.
3. Act as a part of the WCM team that reviews and sets policy, leads retreats, and engages in strategy development and implementation.
4. Oversees Administrative tasks in the Country Office which includes but is not limited to visa processing, MOU approvals, meeting government requirements, and rent.

1. Understand, articulate and support WCM vision, mission, core identity and values.
2. Proven ability to communicate and relate well across departments and in diverse settings.
3. Degree in business administration or similar field with strong background in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy with proven competencies in financial management.
4. Five (5) years accounting/financial management experience in a business and/or non-profit organization, with at least three in a leadership role, including oversight of staff, budget development & management and internal control/systems management.
5. Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English at an advanced level.
6. Working knowledge of accounting software packages and Microsoft Office.
7. Must have problem solving capabilities; be able to work independently while staying aligned with the culture and strategic direction of the organization.
8. Work efficiently and professionally with a variety of personality types.
9. Willing to frequently travel to project areas
10. Available for at least a two-year commitment.

Desired Skills and Expertise
Preferred Education, Skills & Experience:
1. Grant Compliance and Governance, including U.S., EU and Australian Government grants.
2. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant.
3. Demonstrated ability to teach and train others in small group set
Working Conditions:
1. Requires frequent travel to different project areas in Myanmar and occasional travel within the Asia region.
2. Urban living conditions with exposure at times to challenging living conditions.
A. Behavioral Expectations:
• Committed to World Concern Myanmar’s vision, mission and values.
• Model the behavior that reflects a commitment to initiating and satisfactorily completing all tasks within agreed expectations.
• Model the behavior that reflects positive Christian values and a holistic, participatory, sustainable approach to development, and behavior that is sensitive to local conditions and culture and the expectations of local leaders and, including specifically gender and CAR (children at risk).
• Model the behavior that facilitates the inclusion of marginalized members of the community in project activities.
• Model the behavior that promotes teamwork and supports all team members as equals, reflecting God’s love as inclusive and non-judgmental.
• Assure actions are sensitive to the concerns of various parties, trying to develop trust and a long-term perspective where possible.
• Model the behavior there is honest, scrupulous and loyal to the organization.
• Committed to learn. Open to change and new things. Demonstrate initiative, creativity and self-motivation.
• Prepared to provide service to clients and other members of the team and help others to learn and grow.
Language skills
We offer
• Male/Female
• Salary is negotiable
Work location
No.477/479, 6th & 7th Floors, Aye Yeikthar 2nd Lane, New University Avenue Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
State/District: Yangon (Rangoon)
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Job Category: Financial Management Jobs
Company Industry: Finance & Admin Manager
Employment Type: Other
Full time: YES
Job posted: 8/11/2019
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Finance & Admin Manager

• Leadership 1.Serve on the Myanmar leadership team and participate in discussion concerning projects, financial, HR ...
World Concern Myanmar
Yangon (Rangoon)
Date Posted: 8/11/2019