REALITY OF AID NETWORK & REALITY OF AID ASIA – PACIFIC Finance Manager

Reporting to:

IBON International Executive Director, Reality of Aid Network Coordinator, and Reality of Aid – Asia Pacific Coordinator

Location of work:

Philippines

Contract duration:

One year with 6 months probation; renewable

Key responsibilities:

·       Ensure all project expenditure is properly accounted for

·       Prepare annual budget projections against the two networks’ multi-year budgets

·       Draft activity budgets with the Coordinators and endorse to the Executive Director for final approval

·       Ensure that all request for payments is endorsed to the Coordinators and Executive Director

·       Develop and maintain project finance monitoring spreadsheet and ensure expenditure is monitored effectively against budget

·       Ensure the quality and timeliness of finance reports

·       Review expenditure reports monthly and maintain tracking system of advances to partners and receipt of expenditure reports

·       Prepare invoice claims and acknowledge receipt of funds

·       Ensure compliance with donor audit and procurement rules 

·       Plan for and prepare audits

·       Any other tasks assigned by the Coordinators and Executive Director

Person specifications (Experience, skills and knowledge)

Required experience, skills and knowledge

·       Certified Public Accountant

·       At least two years work experience on relevant and/or related field

·       Managing projects funds from bilateral and/or multilateral donors

·       Grants administration

·       Working with diverse CSOs

·       Work in a developing country and/or experience working with organisations from the Global South

·       Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices and the analysis and reporting of financial data

·       Excellent inter-personal skills

·       Ability to work in a small team and to work collaboratively with non-government organisations worldwide

·       High standard of spoken and written English

·       Computer literate and familiar with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook

Desirable experience, skills and knowledge

·       Managing projects with multiple donors and implemented in multiple countries

·       Knowledge of laws on taxation, legal codes, government regulations, and agency rules

·       Working knowledge of French or Spanish

Commitment to the purpose and objectives of IBON International

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