Monday, August 21, 2023
About the job
Takween is a growing company that is looking for a Finance Manager for a project who will be responsible for managing the financial actions of a project. The position needs someone who can be hands on and is ready to roll up their sleeves and work with the team. The Finance Manager 's duties include financial planning as well as analyzing the companies.
In summary the Finance Manager is:
Ensure that all taxation and legal considerations required by the government and donors are strictly adhered to.
Besides fulfilling his/her basic roles (such as management reporting, control and compliance, partners’ relations, etc.) the Finance Manager is expected to:
Use financial data to challenge the business and contribute to operational decision making.
Key Result Areas
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the Finance Director in the development, documentation, implementation, and monitoring of Office’s financial transactions to ensure that transactions are recorded on an accurate and timely basis and financial reports are provided to stakeholders by the prescribed.
Implementation of Internal Controls: Ensure the implementation of all internal control processes in all disbursements and transactions.
Produce financial and statistical information: Oversee the production and storage of financial data and reports for the Company and donners.
Provide management of the finance and accounting team.
Manage and oversee the preparation of all financial reporting for the project.
Administer the monthly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies and procedures; Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility; Analyze actual costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs.
Supervise and provide support to Finance Officers both in the Office and the field and ensure the following duties are carried out: -
Ensure all bank and petty cash accounts are accurately and timely maintained.
Secure and prepare required supporting documentation for expenditure and Journal batches.
Reconcile fund transfers each month.
Oversee the disbursement process, ensuring required authorization and documentation.
Posting of all vouchers in software systems.
Conduct the month-end and quarterly end close process, including consolidation of project accounts, reconciliations, revaluation and preparation of financial statements.
Advise and implement financial policies while promoting fraud awareness in all activities.
Assist in the preparations for the yearend audit including providing all necessary documents.
Bachelor of Commerce degree is required.
Postgraduate Degree in Finance.
Minimum (10) Years of professional experience in accounting, including at least (3) years in a similar position.
USAID experience and managing USAID grants for at least 3 years.
Fluency in oral and written Arabic and English is a must.
Excellent analytical and writing skills in Arabic and English is desirable.
Strong mathematical approach.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent working knowledge of MS Office.
Good Knowledge of Online accounting software “QuickBooks”.
Ability to work under high pressure and carry out multiple tasks.
Self-motivation and willingness to learn.
Teamwork abilities and work collaboratively with other stakeholders and staff members.
Strong planning and organizational skills to cope with expected workload.
Accountability and high commitment to the company’s quality standards and code of ethics.
Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween provides project planning, design, and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading, heritage management and conservation, community development and mobilization, participatory design and planning, and construction activities.