BRANCH OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE

BRANCH OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE

Branch Office of the International Organization of Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation (OSI AF) in the Republic of Tajikistan is seeking a Finance Director to lead the Finance Department.

The responsibilities of the Finance Director include, but not limited to:
• Advise Foundation’s Executive Director on the overall financial aspects of its programs and projects, including financial planning, future obligations and budgetary implications.
• Lead preparation and submission of the Foundation’s annual budget.
• Ensure that Foundation guidelines, procedures, and policies are in line with statutory regulation and national legislation.
• Update and implement financial policies and procedures.
• Coordinate external audits of the Foundation as well as its programs and projects, acting as key contact point for audits and account examinations.
• Participate in the development, communication and implementation of the Foundation’s risk policies and processes.
• Monitor cash flow, accounts and other financial transactions.
• Maintain and provide monthly reports to the Open Society Foundations and other donors.
• Manage donor contributions, ensuring correctness of financial reports and responsiveness to donor requirements.
• Review budget and financial reports to ensure that expenses are in line with projections.
• Track administrative and program spending of the Foundation.
• Apply data analyses to provide solutions and recommendations for improved financial monitoring and controls.
• Maintain Foundation’s financial system Serenic Navigator ensuring timely upgrades and integration.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION
• High degree of integrity and accountability.
• Understanding and sharing the Foundation’s mission and goals.
• 7-10 years of complex finance management / operational experience, ideally in an international organization.
• University degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting.
• Professional certification in Finance or Accounting (such as ACCA) is a plus.
• Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and proactive problem-solving skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to translate concepts across domains.
• Sound understanding of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Serenic Navigator is a plus.
• Experience with data models and data analysis.
• Experience with fundraising.
• Experience in working with non-governmental organizations.
• Strong leadership and team working skills.
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds in a pluralistic work environment.
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Ability to track tasks through completion.
• Experience with developing policies and procedures.
• Fluent in English, Tajik and Russian languages.

All applicants must submit their CV, cover letter, copy of diploma(s), relevant certificates and two recommendation letters before January 31st 2020 to OSI AF in Tajikistan, via email osiaf@osiaf.tj, or hard copies to the following address: 37/1 Bokhtar street, Bokhtar Business Center (former Vefa Business Center), 4th floor, #404, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

OSI AF is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited to the interview. Incomplete documents and applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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