Regional Finance and IT Manager (LAC)

Regional Finance and IT Manager
Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC)
Competitive salary
2 year fixed term contract
Based in Santiago, Chile
National Appointment
HelpAge International (HelpAge) is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives.
HelpAge is now looking for a Regional Finance and IT Manager who will ensure comprehensive and effective financial, IT and logistics management in the regional and county offices of the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Development Centre and provide high level support and advice to regional and country directors as appropriate.
Based in the newly established regional office in Santiago, Chile, you will be required to lead the LAC Regional Finance team to deliver the financial aspects of the regional strategy; coordinate the annual budgeting process; carry out country level reviews; maintain oversight of funding requirements; work closely with finance staff in the various countries to ensure the work is delivered to agreed standards of financial management; and provide support and advice on the development of local financial procedures.
The ideal candidate will be a member of a recognised professional financial body and possess significant experience of a wide range of donors, including USAID and EC along with a good working knowledge of SUN accounting system or similar. You must also have excellent knowledge of IT & logistics systems.
You will also have strong interpersonal and communication skills and good performance management skills including mentoring and capacity building. Fluency in English and Spanish is also an essential requirement.
Working knowledge of French and experience of managing finance in a rapid onset emergency response would be a significant advantage.
Closing date: Sunday, 3 January 2016
Interview will commence on the week of 11 January 2016
Start date: ASAP
HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.

For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please click on the following link:http://www.helpage.org/who-we-are/jobs/