The Finance Unit Manager is ultimately accountable for the efficient planning, management and reporting on the financial management of the organisation. The Finance Unit Manager will work closely with the Co-Executive Director (Operations) and SMT to provide guidance throughout the finance cycle from budgeting and planning to actual expenditure, reporting, and audit preparations.
The Finance Unit Manager will develop, coordinate and control the budgeting process, and monitor the results by providing all necessary financial and narrative reports for funders and donor organisations, the board and SMT. It is the responsibility of the Finance Unit Manager to ensure the effective operations of the finance function and to identify high-risk areas and areas for improvement.
The Finance Unit Manager plays a strategic role on the management team and will use their financial expertise to help ensure effective, ethical and prudent financial decision-making in the organisation.
The Finance Unit Manager will also manage and coordinate the performance of the finance staff.