Mastercard Foundation

Banque, Assurance, Finance
Dakar, , Sénégal

Mastercard Foundation

Banque, Assurance, Finance Dakar, , Sénégal

Finance Lead WAEMU Cluster

  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal| Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 24 Décembre
  • Secteur d'activité Banque, Assurance, Finance
  • Nombre de postes 01

If you are an experienced Finance professional looking to increase your impact, read on!

The opportunity

  • Reporting to the Regional Head of Finance & Accounting, the role will support the Programs teams and partners to oversee all financial aspects of program partnerships including due-diligence, budgeting, controls, contracting, financial reporting and analysis. The role will also act as the primary Finance contact for Program teams in-country.
  • The successful candidate will be based in Dakar, Senegal

Ways you can contribute 

  • Manage the full cycle of Finance program partner contracts, i.e. Expression of Interest (EOI), proposal, contract approval, conduct due diligence, budget reviews, program execution and monitoring, and program completion.

  • Guide and train external program partners on all financial aspects of contract execution, including budgeting and reporting, due diligence, financial controls.

  • Provide financial expertise and advice internally to the Foundation’s Programs team on the development and implementation of comprehensive programming strategies.

  • Provide ad-hoc data and support for learning and evaluation activities, including analysis of program outputs and value-for-money.

  • Maintain accurate and timely financial documentation and data, and report on contract commitments, disbursements, and cash flow projections.

  • Ensure the managements grants systems is updated in a timely & Accurate manner with the correct financial information for each program.

  • Ongoing monitoring program financial performance post kick off (Deliver phase) to ensure foundation resources are deployed as envisaged and there are sufficient funding & financials controls in place to support the delivery expected program outcomes.

  • Ensure there are adequate business controls with the programs to ensure the safeguarding of the foundation’s assets.

  • Accountable for compliance with local and international financial regulations and requirements.

  • Provide periodic reporting on partner finance matters as determined by the partner contracts and ensure follow up actions’ items are closed as required.

  • Troubleshooting and management of financial issues that arise during program implementation.

  • Lead comprehensive program assessment processes ensuring quality control of the plans (Accountable for the quality of the Due diligence assessment).

  • Lead the assessment of the organization capacity assessments especially as relate to the financials capacity of potential partners.

  • Drive annual due diligence review process and updating yearly workplans with Programs teams and partners.

  • Perform due diligence procedures on partners (i.e. evaluating financial statements, financial capacity, watchlist screening).

  • Ensure programs comply with local regulatory requirements.

  • Provide Financial Information & insights as pertains to program finance to support decision making.

  • Provide input into the Foundation financial planning & budgeting routines within the required timelines and guidance as provided by the Financial planning & Analysis team.

  • From time to time manage analysts and interns who support them in delivery of the program finance tasks; assign work and review outputs of the resources.

  • Any other tasks/Projects as maybe required from time to time.

  • Identify opportunities to improve and standardize processes within Finance.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree or full accounting qualification is required

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in financial roles within large and/or global organizations. Exposure to different cultures and work environment specially francophone areas.

  • Strong Analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Project Management Competence.

  • Working knowledge of Financial Internal Controls Management.

  • Financials Reporting & Analysis experience including Budgeting, Financial Forecasting.

  • Problem solving skills and good influencing skills.

  • Fluent in English and French.

  • Able to Identify & Mitigate Operational, Financial and Business Risks.

  • Able to generate Routine Accounting Records and Financial Reports plus determine and apply correct accounting treatments.

  • Excellent communicator, (excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills) with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures,

  • Results driven and self-disciplined, with a strong sense of team and common purpose to achieve ambitious goals.

  • Flexible, adaptable, intellectually curious and open, you are comfortable with ambiguity, receptive to new ideas and willing to learn and change.

  • Able to formulate and develop a new or creative approach to a problem

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.

  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.

  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.

  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

100 à 499 personnes


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