Finance and Admin Manager

at United Purpose

£20,370 - £27,380 with comprehensive benefits package
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Finance and Administration Manager - The Gambia, Senegal and Cameroon

Base: Banjul, The Gambia
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £20,370 - £27,380 with comprehensive benefits package

Aim of the role

The Finance & Administration Manager will provide high-quality financial management of all operations and be responsible for financial reporting to United Purpose’s donors and management. This includes ensuring accurate and timely cash management, supporting project staff to prepare and adhere to budgets, ensuring that financial practices meet required standards, and managing external and internal audit processes. In addition, core budget oversight and ensuring that the Country Programme achieves core cost recovery targets is an important aspect of the role.

Based in our main office in the Gambia, the post holder will manage the day-to-day operations of the office and remotely manage other field offices. This involves line managing all finance and support staff, conducting appraisals and running recruitment processes when necessary.

The Finance & Administration Manager works closely with the Country Director to ensure compliance with policies and systems and to improve them where required, to evaluate and develop staff, and to support wider operational and strategic decision making as a key member of the Senior Coordination Team.

For information on the responsibilities and person specification, please visit our website

To apply for this role please send your CV, a short covering letter, and our Equal Opportunities form (voluntary) to: by 13 March 2019

United Purpose has a Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy, which reflects our commitment to protecting the people with whom we work. All candidates will be expected to comply with this policy and its procedures.

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Posted in Jobs by Sarah on February 21st, 2019.
Applications close on March 13th, 2019.