Mastercard Foundation Calls For Job Applications

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Mastercard Foundation Calls For Job Applications. They are looking Finance Lead to join the team. The position holder will be reporting to the Regional Head of Finance & Accounting. The role will support the Programs teams and partners to oversee all financial aspects of program partnerships including due-diligence, budgeting, controls, contracting, financial reporting and analysis. The role will also act as the primary Finance contact for Program teams in-country.

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Responsibilities:

  • Guide and train external program partners on all financial aspects of contract execution, including budgeting and reporting, due diligence, financial controls.
  • Provide financial expertise and advice internally to the Foundation’s Programs team on the development and implementation of comprehensive programming strategies.
  • Provide ad-hoc data and support for learning and evaluation activities, including analysis of program outputs and value-for-money.
  • Maintain accurate and timely financial documentation and data, and report on contract commitments, disbursements, and cash flow projections.
  • Ensure the managements grants systems is updated in a timely & Accurate manner with the correct financial information for each program.
  • Ensure there are adequate business controls with the programs to ensure the safeguarding of the foundation’s assets.
  • Accountable for compliance with local and international financial regulations and requirements.
  • Provide periodic reporting on partner finance matters as determined by the partner contracts and ensure follow up actions’ items are closed as required.
  • Troubleshooting and management of financial issues that arise during program implementation.
  • Lead comprehensive program assessment processes ensuring quality control of the plans (Accountable for the quality of the Due diligence assessment).
  • Lead the assessment of the organization capacity assessments especially as relate to the financials capacity of potential partners.
  • Drive annual due diligence review process and updating yearly workplans with Programs teams and partners.
  • Perform due diligence procedures on partners (i.e. evaluating financial statements, financial capacity, watchlist screening).
  • Ensure programs comply with local regulatory requirements.
  • Provide Financial Information & insights as pertains to program finance to support decision making.
  • Identify opportunities to improve and standardize processes within Finance.
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Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or full accounting qualification is required
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in financial roles within large and/or global organizations. Exposure to different cultures and work environment specially francophone areas.
  • Strong Analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Project Management Competence.
  • Working knowledge of Financial Internal Controls Management.
  • Financials Reporting & Analysis experience including Budgeting, Financial Forecasting.
  • Problem solving skills and good influencing skills.
  • Fluent in English and French.
  • Able to Identify & Mitigate Operational, Financial and Business Risks.
  • Able to generate Routine Accounting Records and Financial Reports plus determine and apply correct accounting treatments.
  • Excellent communicator, (excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills) with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures,
  • Results driven and self-disciplined, with a strong sense of team and common purpose to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Flexible, adaptable, intellectually curious and open, you are comfortable with ambiguity, receptive to new ideas and willing to learn and change.
  • Able to formulate and develop a new or creative approach to a problem
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • Lastly, Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Location: The successful candidate will be based in Accra, Ghana

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Closing Date: 25th May, 2022

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