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Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Coordinator – (220006KJ)
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and future we share. Save the Children expects that anyone associated with it abides by its Safeguarding and other Zero Tolerance Policies.
Financial Planning, Analysis and Forecasting
- Master budget and quarterly re-forecasts are performed as per SCI requirements and guidance, in close coordination with budget holders and field offices.
- Support budget holders with the preparation of budgets and forecasts including variance analysis.
- Develop different level of financial analysis to provide insight and timely actionable information
- Design an improvement of financial forecasting, reporting and modelling tools that achieve financial and award management KPIs and essential standards.
- Ensure all required process of CAM is in place and further action requires for a fully CAM-compliant award budget.
- Provide financial information for external requirements and reporting
- Support the design and testing of FP&A process improvements as required.
- Develop a budget on the standard template as a part of the proposal where all required information is captured.
- Coordinate with Award, PDQ, POD and other relevant departments in relation to budget planning for new funding opportunities.
- Ensure all the donor requirements are captured in the proposal budget preparation.
- All the steps of proposal development processes are followed and aligned as per SCI guidance
Award Administration and Reporting
- Manage grants properly – to ensure donor billing and reporting, review project costs as per the grant’s requirement, and monitors financial progress up to the level of sub-office; and facilitates re-classes and adjustments as appropriate
- Responsible for award budget consolidation and loading into Agresso within timeframe
- Support budget holder/field team in budget realignment and revision for awards.
- Prepare and submit donor reports and ensure timely submission to funding members.
- Donor and member feedback are addressed with close coordination of BH and award.
- Engage in kick-off meeting to dessimate budget information and donor requirements.
- Liaise with SCI AMS and Finance Teams to ensure that all information in AMS and FMS is up to date.
- Participate in appropriate monitoring mechanism and support for capacity building for any partners in the field offices
- Support on BVA meeting for monitoring of award performance.
- Work closely with Budget Holders, Finance personnel and field staff on financial planning and analysis to achieve SCI goal.
- Support to provide financial analysis for ARO requirement for Nepal & Bhutan country office
Qualifications and experience
- Master’s degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Economics or related field.
- 3-5 years of professional experience in the development sector of financial management
- Strong computer skills, proficiency in MS Office applications, especially MS Excel, and any accounting software,
- Ability to be proactive and logical in problem-solving scenarios
- Ability to coach, mentor, and provide guidance to finance teams and managers of organisation and partners.
- Strong time management and personal organisation skills with an ability to plan, anticipate requirements, and obstacles, and an ability to juggle competing priorities successfully, and to work to tight deadlines
- Commitment to Save the Children values
- Verbal and written fluency in English
- Experienced in a multi-currency multi-sector finance environment
- Microsoft Excel Power pivot and business intelligence modelingRequired No. (s): 1 (Nepalese Citizen Only)
Contract length: Fixed Term
Location: Country Office, Kathmandu
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organisation, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Sep 7, 2022