Senior Grants & Finance Coordinator-Global Fund

Save the Children View All Jobs By Recruiter
Country Office, Save the Children 8/29/2019 - 9/7/2019

Position Details

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  • None Specified
  • Masters(Graduate)
  • Administrative, Accounting, Finance, Procurement, Logistics, Operations
  • Country Office, Save the Children

Summary of Position


LOCATION: Country Office, Save the Children




Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reached approximately two million populations and invests over 40 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programs in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.

The Sr. Grants and Finance Coordinator will have prime responsibility to ensure functional effective and efficient accounting system and timely provision of reports from FOs and Partners and to HO & Donor specially for Global Fund . The position holder is also responsible for reviewing / monitoring field office and partners reports and prepare monthly FAS. The position holder requires to make frequent field visits ( approximately 30 % of total time ) to ensure field based staff and SRs are have adequate support to meet and maintain compliance requirement.



Reports to: Grants and Finance Manager  

Staff reporting to this post: Finance Officer

Budget Responsibilities: None

Role Dimensions: Save the Children works in Nepal and Bhutan with a current staff complement of approximately 450 and current expenditure of approximately $30 million each year.



  • Ensure that the financial management systems including books of accounts, accurate coding & structure and other financial records are maintained and updated according to the prescribed standards.
  • Final review of the financial reports of SRs and finalize the FAS of partners on monthly basis. 
  • Prepare the financial reports to HO & donor.
  • Ensure sufficient fund management to run overall Program/Operations including partner. 
  • Responsible for making accurate payments to suppliers, consultants and other external parties
  • Maintain and update all the relevant books of accounts regularly so that financial information is    available at any time.
  • Contribute in the annual and periodic budgeting and preparing the estimates. Submit monthly fund reconciliation statement within set time and format.
  • Prepare documents for audit (internal, external, HO), review and produce reports as required by Sr. Grant & Finance Manager.
  • Adhere the organizational policy, procedures, donors’ requirement & local laws.
  • Contribute in building regional/partner staff’s and organizational capacities in finance and administration through training and coaching as per the need. 
  • Provide necessary support to the field offices in account keeping and smooth implementation of financial rules.
  • Supporting Save the Children dual mandate of development programs as well as being the leader in Emergency preparedness and response for children


Occasional Significant Duties

  • Prepare necessary financial reports. 
  • Represent meeting/workshop.
  • Day to day support to GF Team as per requirement/need.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)



  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved



  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.



  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to



  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency



  • Master Degree in Accounting and / or Finance (CA/ACCA highly preferred)



  • 5 years (3 years for GSI group) experience in experience in budgeting/accounting/finance.
  • Knowledge of GFATM financial policies, guidelines and SOPs.
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s value, vision and mission.


Additional Job Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities:

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety:

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

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