Regional Head of Economical Arranging and Analysis – Senegal

TITLE: Regional Head of Economical Planning and Evaluation


Regional Finance Team West and Central Africa


Dakar, Senegal or household-based

Grade: National grade 2

Deal Size: 2 years


Degree 3: both the function holder will have accessibility to particular knowledge about kids and/or younger individuals as part of their work or they will be operating in a ‘regulated’ place (accountant, barrister, solicitor, lawful government) consequently a police test will be demanded (at ‘standard’ stage in the United kingdom or equal in other nations around the world).

Purpose Function:

The Head of Economical Arranging and Examination provides fiscal leadership and skills in management accounting, monetary organizing, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation to Nation Business office (CO) finance groups, performing carefully with senior finance employees to assure well timed, good quality completion of all cyclical procedures which include planning, budgeting, quarterly reporting, and KPI evaluations, and furnishing assessment and decision guidance to Place Finance Administrators and Regional Senior Leadership Crew.

In this job, you will guidance the capability-building attempts of CO finance teams, provide oversight of COs, guarantee compliance with SCI/donor procedures and treatments which include top quality and well timed reporting, regional consolidation and monitoring steps around improvements, performing top quality economical arranging and reporting testimonials, and furnishing gap filling for critical finance positions in COs as necessary.

You will proactively work with the Regional Finance Director on crucial difficulties and alternatives and come across and carry out remedies at the CO level.

In the event of a key humanitarian unexpected emergency, the function holder will be expected to operate outside the house the typical occupation description and be in a position to vary doing work hrs appropriately.


Reviews to:

Regional Finance Director, West, and Central Africa


You ought to be cozy with a diverse part masking 9 COs in the area. You ought to be very driven and a self-starter to reach excellence. You will have to be snug organization partnering with important stakeholders to affect and bring optimistic variations in the economical planning and budgeting in COs in the area. You will be spearheading the annual budgeting system, periodic forecast, variance investigation, award financial monitoring, and assigned special assignments. This purpose acts as the analytical engine of the firm to give insights and guidance best business choice-producing.

Selection of immediate stories: 1 Financial Analyst


Custodian of an professional in all SCI financial organizing and reporting insurance policies, processes, processes, and guidance. Aid COs in budgeting and forecasting physical exercises. Oversee and handle the ongoing improvement of budgeting, monetary forecasting, and modeling equipment. Offer guidance to COs in preparing of their operational and donor funds and forecasting. Give plan clarifications and help in comprehending and complying with donor plan.

Carry out comprehensive reviews of CO economic reports to incorporate: non-award funded contributions, actual charges vs. finances, etcetera. Recognize and carry out preventive and corrective actions to tackle challenges identified through the assessments. Conduct danger-dependent testimonials of Award Administration Method prospects and proposals. Ensure COs tackle the concerns in a timely method. Supply related and well timed data to administration in COs, regional place of work, and the heart. Consolidate and compile regional periodic monetary experiences, commentaries, and ad-hoc reporting/examination as and when required. Put together presentations to senior professionals.

Have out normal aid visits to nations around the world. Carry out portfolio assessments, offer technological guidance, perform refresher instruction, overview the capacity of finance and award teams and ensure normal tools are utilised. Deliver in depth feedback to the State Finance Administrators and senior administrators.

Networking: promote and coordinate mechanisms for energetic collaboration among personnel in COs, regions, centres, users, companions and persons whose get the job done impacts SCI’s threat profile.

Lead to process enhancements and initiatives that achieve money and award administration KPIs and necessary specifications

Function with programme operations and award administration to enhance budgeting and reporting at a project amount which includes monetary interpretations of thorough implementation ideas, simplified funds variance monitoring and streamlined donor reporting.

Provide decision support for functions, logistics, awards and human resources with high-good quality studies and assessment.

Interface with programmes, award management and provide chain departments on programme supply, method enhancement and troubleshooting.

Interface with Agresso guidance and progress team on investigation, reporting and growth.

Deal with for senior regional finance colleagues as and when necessary.

Conduct other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Exercise)


  • holds self-accountable for building selections, controlling resources effectively, reaching and function modelling Preserve the Kids values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to produce on their obligations – offering them the freedom to deliver in the greatest way they see healthy, providing the necessary growth to boost general performance and making use of acceptable consequences when success are not realized.


  • sets bold and challenging aims for themselves and their group takes duty for their own particular improvement and encourages their staff to do the similar
  • broadly shares their personalized vision for Preserve the Children, engages and motivates many others
  • Upcoming-orientated thinks strategically and on a world scale.


  • builds and maintains efficient relationships, with their group, colleagues, Associates and external partners and supporters
  • values range sees it as a resource of aggressive power
  • Approachable, great listener, straightforward to speak to.


  • develops and encourages new and modern methods
  • Inclined to get disciplined threats.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency demonstrates the best degrees of integrity

Qualifications AND Working experience


  • Accounting, commerce, or business enterprise administration diploma from a major university, or appropriate experienced qualifications (CPA/CA/ACCA)
  • Laptop or computer fluency extremely skilled in applying MS Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint and practical experience operating in complex economic methods like Sun methods, Agresso, PeopleSoft, etc…
  • At least five many years of Place Business office fiscal management practical experience in a elaborate business
  • Seasoned in getting ready each economical and administration accounts (expertise of the doing work of charitable companies is desired)
  • Practical experience operating in a quick-paced setting with high degrees of change and quick turnaround situations, while delivering to the best requirements
  • Capability to synthesize data and suggest solutions to do the job independently and judge when to ask for assistance or inputs
  • Excellent communication expertise, which includes the capacity to talk and existing to crucial stakeholders at all degrees in the group
  • Capability to work in each English and French
  • Fantastic consideration to element setting up, management, and coordination capabilities
  • Cultural awareness and the skill to do the job collaboratively in an global environment with persons from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Strategic finance enterprise spouse with potent influencing abilities, sharp small business acumen, and sound judgment
  • Individual situation and motivation to travel to all COs in the area all around 25% travel
  • Motivation to Save the Kids values


  • Sturdy connection builder with a established observe document in forming fantastic business enterprise partnerships
  • Practical experience in monetary management frameworks, audit, and counter fraud
  • Working experience with complex excel-primarily based forecasting systems
  • Solid analytical, trouble resolving and monetary modeling expertise
  • Two years of relevant practical experience at the regional degree in a very similar capacity

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