Location: Yangon, Myanmar (with frequent field visits)
Duration of Assignment: One year with possible extension
Report to: Country Director (or Head of Operations)
Salary: Negotiable - Based on experience
Application Closing: Sunday, 28th April 2019
This role is an unaccompanied placement and relocation costs will be covered.
Who we are
As part of the Muslim Aid’s global operations, the MA-UK Myanmar Country office was established following the inter-communal violence in Rakhine State in 2012. Since then the Country Office has been providing support to communities in Myanmar that are affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background. MA-UK Myanmar is currently working in Rakhine State, Yangon, Mandalay Division, Shan State including most-recent expansion in Kachin and Chin State. The Country Office serves over 300 thousand people through our programs that include healthcare, maternal and child health and nutrition, sustainable livelihood and economy empowerment, water and sanitation, education and disaster risk reduction.
What you’ll be doing
We are looking to recruit an experienced Finance Manager (FM) who will take responsibility for providing financial management, planning, monitoring and reporting of everyday financial activities of all country programmes in Myanmar, and subsequently provide advice and guidance to senior management on future financial plans.
As the FM you will be required to actively contribute towards the strategic growth of MA-UK Myanmar ensuring compliance to all relevant Government, Donor and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines, including providing timely and quality financial reports as required both internally and externally. You will also ensure that an adequate control structure is in place over the utilisation of funds.
Amongst other duties in this role you will:
Who we are looking for
The ideal candidate will have:
Why you should apply:
This will be a challenging role with lots of autonomy working in a fast-paced and busy environment. If you have the drive and passion to be our Finance Manager in Myanmar, then please submit your CV with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject: Finance Manager before the vacancy closing date.
Please note that interviews may be held before the closing date for suitable candidates and the position may be closed as soon as a candidate is selected. Therefore, we encourage all interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
MA-UK Myanmar’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a background check (with your consent).
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief or age.