Senior Director, Finance & Operations

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Senior Director, Finance & Operations

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Purpose/Objective of the role

Reporting to the CEO/SRSG of Sustainable Energy for All, and participating in the organization’s Leadership Team, the main objectives of the role include to:

  • Ensure effective and efficient financial, procurement and operations functions of SEforALL.
  • As a member of SEforALL’s senior management, provide strategic decision[1]making and contribute to the organization’s growth strategy and business planning.
  • Lead, develop and supervise the finance, procurement and operations teams.
  • Oversee SEforALL’s financial position and collaborate with the CEO and leadership team to ensure sustainability and financial management best practices
  • Ensure the UEF fund management function is considered best in class and in fiduciary compliance.

Main duties and tasks of the role

The main duties and tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Finance and Operations function, implementing appropriate operational policies, management processes, and regulatory frameworks, for efficient and effective delivery of SEforALL’s business plan and work programmes / projects.
  • Develop and implement the Finance and Operations strategy and provide effective management of financial management, procurement, travel, buildings management, IT and information security and other operational and administrative support for SEforALL.
  • Manage SEforALL’s internal and external financial resources and maintains financial controls efficiently, economically, and effectively, including developing annual budgets, managing cash flow, providing monthly forecasts and proactively recommending adjustments.
  • Oversee SEforALL’s financial position and coordinate with the CEO and Leadership Team to ensure early resolution of issues.
  • Lead SEforALL’s procurement function to ensure value for money, quality, compliance with donor requirements and delivery targets are met, including as appropriate adherence to UNOPS required procurement processes.
  • Lead the organization’s IT and information security function, including management and development of its main IT platforms and other operational systems (including Salesforce, Microsoft Sharepoint, Sage).
  • Commission SEforALL’s annual audit and follow up to address audit findings.
  • Oversee project / programme financial management practices across SEforALL, including budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, audits, project liquidity management, disbursements and fiduciary compliance.
  • In close collaboration with the UEF Senior Director, support the effective setup and provide oversight to the fund management function of the UEF (the results-based financing facility managed by SEforALL) to ensure best practice and fiduciary compliance, including management, tracking and reporting of donor contributions; drafting, review and completion of grant agreements; verification and processing of grant disbursements; monitoring grantee compliance with grant agreements; and monitoring accumulated grants to applicants.
  • Manage relationships with UNOPS and UN Foundation as fiscal sponsors for SEforALL.
  • In close collaboration with the Resource Mobilization team, maintain up-to-date knowledge of funders’ financial terms and conditions, and monitor compliance with funders’ fiduciary requirements, assessing projects’ financial progress and reporting to funders.
  • Ensures SEforALL is in compliance with rules and regulations governing the operations of the organization in Austria, including ensuring timely submission of statutory filings.]]
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