Oxfam

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Partnership Finance Officer

Job Overview

Shaping a stronger Oxfam for people living in poverty.

About Oxfam

 

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.

 

Our Team

 

To support conflicted-affected populations access appropriate and equitable assistance that meets humanitarian needs and reduces underlying drivers of conflict at all levels.

 

Job Purpose

 

Support Finance Team to follow up with Oxfam partners. provide guidance and review all financial transactions and reports.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Supports the Partners Finance Team in ensuring accounting systems, policies, procedures are properly understood and undertaken by all staff.
  • Contribute to assisting partners in building budgets.
  • Contribute to assisting partners in submitting budget amendments when necessary.
  • Assess the overall internal control procedure for partners.
  • Verifying all partner payment requests, ensuring that all supporting documents are attached as per Oxfam policy, authorized by the budget holder, ensure no double payment is made.
  • Assist partners in the month-end closing and reporting process.
  • Assist partners in preparing monthly financial reports.
  • Assist to Ensure the Oxfam finance system is well function and in place with the partners. (daily payment tracking, safekeeping money).
  • Assist to ensure that all Partner’ financial transactions is updated and filed properly on daily basis and easily accessible.
  • Assist in Ensures adherence to donor’s and Oxfam financial requirements, internal controls, and systems and procedures are in place to accommodate the needs of partners/Donors.
  • Assist in prepares monthly budget monitoring and accurate donor reports in accordance with the specified format within the agreed timeframe in coordination with the program.
  • Support to solidify monthly top-up requests for the partners.
  • Assists the Finance Manager in the efficient conduct of project/donor audit and internal audit exercise where needed.
  • Assists Finance Coordinator in conducting orientation and capacity-building exercises for respective partner teams as applicable to ensure that the financial standards are always maintained.
  • Assists in conducting partners’ appraisals and reviews of financial reports from partners to ensure compliance with Oxfam and donor’s standards and guidelines.
  • Provides capacity-building support to partners in the area of documentation, assisting in regular visits and monitoring to the local partners.
  • Perform other tasks reasonably requested by Partnerships and operations Finance Coordinator.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting, Business administration, or another related field
Minimum 2 – years experience in NGO Finance.
Desirable
Written and verbal communication skills

Good knowledge of Microsoft office especially excel

Accuracy and attention to detail

Effective in coordination skills and ability to meet deadlines.

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