Specialized Finance Team Leader (fixed term, based at MSSC, Makati City)

13 December 2022

• Supervises the day-to-day activities of the Specialized Finance (Accounts Receivable, Asset & Lease Management, International Retirement Savings Plan and Treasury) team.
• Oversees the annual and monthly closings activities of the team and ensure quality and compliance of deliverables in accordance with the Service Level Agreement (SLA).
• Participate, manage the activities of the team other than monthly and annual closing in collaboration with the Finance and Administration Division (FAD) in the Headquarters.
• Spearheads in the annual audit of Specialized Finance team
• Facilitates in identifying team and individual annual performance objective.
• Leads effectively in handling issue resolution and escalation process with HQ Head of Units and Head of Sectors.
• Ensure the team's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) is achieved
• Supports other Team Leaders of Financial Operations (FinOps) Unit and performs management duties when the unit manager is absent.
• Oversees the maintenance and review of the SLA Management of all teams in FinOps making sure that the agreement is always up to date.
• Takes an overarching perspective on planned and on-going projects within FinOps, leading the discussions and initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of internal processes

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
• Working experience in Accounts Receivable, Asset and Lease Management, International Retirement Savings Plan and Treasury
• Proven experience in team management
• Fluent command of spoken and written English; French an advantage.
• Computer knowledge required: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel/Word), and strong understanding of enterprise resource planning (ERP) integrated systems (PeopleSoft, JD Edwards)

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills on dealing with staff, clients and management
• High degree of personal responsibility, reliability and proactivity
• Beneficiary, customer and solutions oriented
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong planning, organizational skills
• Must be amenable for an initial 1-year contract (with possibility of extension)

• Dynamic and fast-growing organization
• Access to further in-house and/or external training
• Flexible work schedule
• Humanitarian endeavour and international environment
Qualified applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive resume & motivation letter (mandatory) to: gva_msschr_recruitment_box@icrc.org with the subject name format: LAST NAME First Name - Specialized Finance Team Lead
Deadline of application: 30 December 2022
Start Date: As soon as possible
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organization that protects and assists people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence around the world. It is present in more than 100 countries, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The ICRC's Manila Shared Services Center (MSSC), based in Makati City, Philippines, carries out a range of global functions, including reporting, financial, logistical, human resources and other services.

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