Financial Controls & Systems
Appraise existing financial systems and
policies in the various countries of the region and for the region as a
Develop and oversee financial systems and
policies for the countries/region and ensure, on an ongoing basis, they meet
the needs of the region.
Verify that financial systems/policies are in
compliance with Trócaire organisational framework and with widely accepted
accounting norms (such as segregation of duties, asset lists, adequate
financial controls, reporting, etc).
Facilitate the rollout of relevant
organisational policies and systems (such as the management information
Ensure that there are adequate financial
controls in the region to allow for flexible and efficient financial
transactions while also ensuring that transactions are properly authorised.
Ensure that programme and management staff in
the countries /region systematically receive financial reports to assist
programme/management planning and decision-making.
Oversee the scheduling of audits in the region
and, in collaboration with country (or sub-region) finance officers, review
and act on the findings of audit reports.
Develop a comprehensive risk management system
for the region.
Ensure compliance with national legal
requirements in each of the countries of operation in the region.
Lead, from a finance perspective, the annual
development of administration and programme budgets for the countries/region
and manage a process of interim budget reviews.
Analyse, prepare and submit, to Trócaire HQ,
country/region cash flow projections in line with various budgets.
Scrutinise and collate monthly administration
budget financial reports and programme tracking reports from countries in
the region and submit to Trócaire HQ in Ireland.
Oversee all requests for financial transfers to
the countries and, in collaboration with country (or sub-region) finance
officers, track all financial transactions into the region for the various
Scrutinise and collate annual programme
financial reports prepared by finance and programme staff in the countries
for submission to Trócaire HQ.
Provide management staff in the region with
various financial reports (including budget v expenditure, monthly tracking,
Partner Development & Financial reporting
In collaboration with country (or sub-region)
finance officers, support the work of programme staff in reviewing partners’
project financial reports.
Review Trócaire records ensuring that partner
project financial reporting is up to date and properly maintained, in
accordance with auditing standards.
Lead a process conducted at country level to
appraise partner financial controls and systems with a view to enhancing the
partner capacity and ensuring proper stewardship of Trócaire funds.
Appraise and, if necessary, support the
development of human resource manuals for countries in the region, including
term and conditions of employment, work practices, etc.
Ensure HR records are properly maintained.
Act as a focal point for the region on human
Support and review local recruitment processes
in the region.
Support and review human resource conditions on
an ongoing basis in the region, ensuring they meet Trócaire organisational
Ensure Trócaire meets its local statutory