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Head of Financial Reporting and Compliance

Danish Refugee Council

København, Storkøbenhavn

Indrykket
12-06-2019

Have you sometimes thought, that one day you would follow your heart, and join one of the worlds leading humanitarian organizations? Now you have the chance, if you have experience in financial reporting and audits and are capable of setting the direction for financial management information and compliance. Are you motivated by working in close relation with others to create great results? Do you like having communication on a cross organizational level? Then this position might be something for you.

 

Who are we?

Danish Refugee Council is the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and one of the five largest NGOs in the world. We are working in 40 countries worldwide as well as in Denmark to fulfil our vision that no refugee should lack protection and durable solutions and that no one who wishes to integrate into Danish society should lack help to do so. We have more than 8,000 employees globally. Our headquarters are in the center of Copenhagen, near the metro and public transportation.

 

The Finance Department

The Finance Department is one of the four support functions in headquarters and consists of around 45 talented and dedicated people who are responsible for DRCs financial affairs globally in close cooperation with the operation. You will lead a team of 11 and be a member of the management team in Finance together with 3 other managers and our CFO.

 

About the job

You will be responsible for the corporate internal and external financial reporting in DRC and for defining and maintaining the policies for our financial processes. Your main goal will be to provide timely financial reports of high quality for management as well as the annual report. You will also be in charge of the budget procedure and involved in audits by donors. And finally, you will oversee the process of interim audit and year-end audit with our statutory external auditors and hold the secretariat of our Audit Committee. You will do so by working together with your team, the management team in Finance, and business decision makers in whole organisation.

 

DRC went live the 1st of January 2019 with our new cloudbased ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics 365) and the implementation of this system will have a strong focus across the entire organization for the rest of 2019 and into 2020. A major task in the position will be to follow this implementation together with the rest of the management team in Finance, and to contribute to solutions and problem solving.

 

You will have direct line management of a team of 8 Finance Specialist, 2 Finance Donor Focal Points, and 1 Student Assistant. 

 

As Head of Financial Reporting and Compliance you will be reporting to the CFO. You will also be working closely with the 3 other managers in the Finance Department.

 

About you

To be successful in this role you need to have:

  • At least five years' experience at management level within Finance in an international organization (e.g. in an INGO or an international commercial organization)

  • Well documented experience with statutory financial reporting and audit coordination, preferably also experience with institutional donors

  • University degree or equivalent within a relevant area

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Danish

  • Experience of managing implementation of ERP solutions will be an advantage.

 

Your personal qualities

  • A high degree of analytical competencies, advisory capability and interpersonal skills

  • Structured with a high ability to implement and get things done

  • High sense of quality

  • The ability to talk the language of the business by communicating financial thinking and terminology into business needs and language and vice versa

  • Understanding the importance of establishing close and trustful relationships with stakeholders on all levels of the organization

  • You are business minded and thrive with strategic and analytical tasks. You have a down to earth personality and possess integrity and credibility to inspire and lead others in developing their own high levels of integrity

  • You are a team player

 

All employees should master DRC's core competencies: Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, Striving for excellence and Demonstrating integrity.

 

We offer

Contract length: Permanent

 

Work place: Borgergade 10, Copenhagen

 

Start date: As soon as possible

 

Salary and conditions will be regulated by The Danish Employee Act and Lederaftalen (agreement for leaders) between Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening (Danish Employers Association) and Lederne (Leaders Union). The agreement can be found on our website here (in Danish).

 

Please note that you need to have the right to work in Denmark (through nationality or existing work visa) in order to be considered for this role.

 

Application process

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV in English. Apply online on our page Current Vacancies at www.drc.ngo. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

 

Closing date for applications: 15th July 2019. Interviews may be conducted before closing date so please apply early if you want to increase your possibilities.

 

Further information

For questions regarding the vacancy please contact CFO Anne Mette Barfod on anne.mette.barfod@drc.ngo. If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please use our job support at www.drc.ngo/jobsupport.

 

DRC as an employer

By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise

  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do

  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution

  • Culture, values & strong leadership

  • Fair compensation & continuous development

 

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo.

 

Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.  

 

DRCs capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDPs and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRCs values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms. 

 

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit www.drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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Adresse 1
Borgergade 10
1002 København K
Danmark
Adresse 2
Borgergade 10
1002 København K
Danmark
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Oprettet
12-06-2019
Udløber
15-07-2019
Kviknummer
LJA-74052265
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Ledelse, Økonomi og regnskab
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Danish Refugee Council

Adresse
Borgergade 10
1002
København K
Danmark
Praktisk information
Indrykket
12-06-2019
Ansøgningsfrist
15-07-2019
Kviknummer
LJA-74052265
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Kategori
Ledelse, Økonomi og regnskab
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