Head of Finance, BRAC Myanmar

Job Description/Responsibilities:
Head of Finance, BRAC Myanmar The Head of Finance will work under direct supervision of the Country Representative and General Manager, Microfinance and will be responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Finance (including Grants & Contracts) and IT team. Time to time guidance to Procurement, HR & Administration and Operations teams. S/he is the custodian of accounting and financial process to ensure BRAC is compliant with donor and BRAC global standards and that the processes are enabling the implementing teams achieve program targets while driving efficiency. S/he have to manage relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, investors, lenders, banking and legal authorities. In addition, to strong technical knowledge and experience, s/he will be a key leader within the organization whose leadership style reflects high Emotional Intelligence (EI) and their ability to lead while nurturing talent in their teams. Key Responsibilities:
Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations in BRAC Myanmar Operation including consolidation, ensure maximum cost recovery budgets are prepared.
Lead the Finance & Accounts team and work closely with other departments specially IT (Information Technology) and Audit,
Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis for easy and timely decision making.
Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of tax.
Conduct audit (internal and external) and ensure compliance with organizational policies and internal controls.
Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyse country scenario and manage investments, prepare a sustainable business plan for MF operation.
Liaison with Banks, Financial Institutions and other investors to facilitate debt and equity funding.
Advise and suggest Country Representative on accounting concept and treatment; responsible for producing budget variance for every program for all programs.
Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.
Transmission of monthly accounts to BRAC International, Head Office; dealing with payroll related issue, donor reporting.
Coordinate with Manager-IT BRAC International to ensure the efficient and timely service on IT related issues.
Improve the quality of Country Finance personnel and work on the capacity of development of field accountants.
Work closely with Director Finance, BRAC International on Finance & Accounting related issues.
Lead the country risk analysis work in cooperation with Country risk management committee.
Special projects by Director Finance, BRAC International.
Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.



Educational Requirements: Educational Requirements:
Master’s/ MBA degree from reputed universities in Finance/Accounting
Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) / Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Experience Requirement: Experience Requirements:
At least 6 years of international practical experience in a senior financial management position.
A proven experience in managing large budgets
A strong experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities
A working experience possibly with a wide number of major institutional Donors.
Supervisory skills

Additional Requirements: Required Competencies
Financial Reporting
Forecasting & Analysis
Payroll Management
Account reconciliation
Microsoft office
Donor reporting
Advance Management
Value for Money(VFM) analysis
Team Management
External/internal audit
Budgeting and variance analysis
Multicurrency reporting
Tax Management
Legal and IT issues
Internal controls
FoRex Management
Treasury Management
Hedging foreign loans

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: As per HRPP of BRAC Employment type: Contractual

Job Location: Job Location: Country Office, Yangon, Myanmar

Last Apply Date: 04/Jan/2020

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