Country Finance Manager – Pakistan 325 views4 applications

Position : Country Finance Manager – Pakistan

Starting date : ASAP

Location : Islamabad, Pakistan

Contract : Fixed term

Contract Duration : 12 months renewable


Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries. More on

Country Profile 2015

Number of projects : 23

Number of areas : 5

Number of national staff : 408

Annual budget (EUR) : 19.08 M Euros

Capital Office : Islamabad

Number of international staff : 7

Key roles and responsibilities

Under the authority of the Country Director and Finance Director in HQ, the Country Finance Manager (CFM) will be responsible for ACTED accounting and financial management in-country. The CFM ensures that national legislation is adhered to, and that the country specific standards are applied in ensuring efficient use of resources.

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Accountancy


    Commitment of expenditure

  • Budget Management
  • Ensure budget follow-up

    Develop project budgets

  • Department Follow-up
  • Team leadership

    Internal Procedures and Information Flows


    Master degree minimum in Finance or related area

    3+ years of solid experience in financial management and monitoring systems, preferably of large development programs, possibly complemented by academic expertise

    Excellent financial and analytical skills

    Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance

    Ability to manage a financial/monitoring team and demonstrate leadership

    Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of communities through capacity-building efforts

    Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility

    Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;

    Prior knowledge of the region an asset

    Fluency in English required – ability to communicate in local languages an asset

    Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management software


    Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus

    Additional monthly living allowance

    Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse

    Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance

    Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

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