JOB VACANCY - CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES
Re-posted: Finance Manager based in Vientiane Office - 01 position (Lao National Only)
Job Summary: The Finance Manager (FM) is responsible for managing the country program’s (CP) Finance Department. CRS Laos has finance departments in each of its 4 offices in Lao PDR (Vientiane, Thakek, Savahnaket, and Xepon). CRS will soon also be opening another office in Pakse. As a member of the country program’s leadership team, s/he is responsible for ensuring the robustness of the CP’s financial management systems and processes. S/he is in charge of financial reporting, financial grant management and compliance, communication, capacity building of all finance staff in CP as well as capacity strengthening of subrecipients in the area of financial management. The Finance Manager designs, improves and maintains effective financial systems and processes. In line with CRS’ strategic priority to reinforce an organizational culture of high performance and accountability, s/he works with CP management to ensure that the country program maintains a high level of resource stewardship and strict financial accountability.
Leadership: The Finance Manager serves as the principal advisor to the CP leadership on all matters relating to financial management. S/he plays a leadership role in shaping the country program’s processes and practices in the area of financial management. The Finance Manager prepares financial information and interprets results to promote stewardship and manage risks. S/he stays abreast of changes in the financial operating environment and promotes policies and processes to ensure the country program adapts to these changes. S/he strives to enhance collaboration between Finance, Programming and other departments and Sub-Offices. S/he ensures the Finance team (including those in Sub-Offices or project specific finance staff) consistently delivers a high standard of customer service. As a change agent, s/he champions, supports and oversees the implementation of new financial strategy, processes, tools, policies and procedures.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: To apply for this position, please submit an application letter stating your expression of interest along with your most current CV by email to LA_HR@global.crs.org. Indicate on the subject line of the email: Application for Finance Manager, VTE , (First and Last Name) Send to: CRS VTE office: Unit 01, Phonthanh Neua village, Saysettha district, Vientiane Capital. Full JD you can be found at www.108job.la
Closing date for applications: April 21, 2017 – Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply prior to the dead line as selection will be done on an ongoing basis.
CRS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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