WWF Zimbabwe


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Job Description

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth?
Working with WWF could be the opportunity of a lifetime:
All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system and that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.
Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.
What we do:
We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly qualified Finance Manager to support the achievement of great conservation impact and strengthen the accountability of the WWF International Country Office in Zimbabwe by ensuring sound management of financial resources in support of the strategic plans and the availability of timely, accurate and clear financial information to all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensures that strong financial capacity, effective financial systems and internal controls that guarantee compliance with WWF standards, applicable legislation and donor obligations are in place in the office
• Following an integrated approach, lead the costing of the Zimbabwe strategy in close collaboration with the country office and the Africa regional office
• Ensure the adequacy of internal and external financial reports, systems and procedures in the office,
• Responsible for ensuring that the office provides sound and timely financial information and review those regularly in order to monitor Country Office’s financial health.
• Review proposal budgets, donor contracts, project budgets for amounts over the country signatory limits and as required by the WWF Quality Assurance process,
• Coordinate the submission of timely and quality financial reports to donors as well as audits for the programmes
• Determine the need for development of finance staff capacity in Zimbabwe office and coordinate the training with the Regional Office.
• Ensure the office has an appropriate Finance structure, allowing accountability, segregation of duties and proper support to programmes.
• Where appropriate, support the adaptation of WWF Finance & Operations policies and procedures by the country office to local context. Contribute, if needed, to the development, revision and improvement of WWF procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

• A university degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Professional accountancy qualifications, combined with good working knowledge of international accounting and reporting standards,
• Possession of an MBA or equivalent post-graduate qualification and professional qualifications would be
an advantage;
• At least 7 years of working experience in a Senior Finance position preferably in an international
• A thorough knowledge of, and dexterity with, accounting software

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