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Additional Locations IN-Faridabad
SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation, we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We are committed for safeguarding and protecting children in our programmes by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on PSHEA (prevention and protection against sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) guidelines. All our co-workers are obliged to follow our policy on Child Safeguarding and Protection, PSHEA and Code of Conduct. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year.    Mission - Ensure adherence of financial guidelines in IO- Asia & Member Association (MAs) (i.e. Countries) and mitigate the risk by identifying, auditing & analysing risk areas. - Support assigned MAs to provide financial & accounting information for stakeholders. - Participate and share Integrity and compliance concept in Regional Office and Region Asia. - Provide support to Director Finance & Controlling in framing, auditing and monitoring of the Compliance Framework in Regional Office and Region Asia. - The incumbent will report to ‘Director Finance & Controlling - Asia. Location: International Office Region-Asia, Faridabad, India or Asian MAs, i.e. countries, where SOS Children’s Villages is located. Duration: Fixed term employment   Tasks & Responsibilities - To support and participate in the development & implementation of financial policies in MAs and provide its timely update. - To support MAs in Budgeting process (quality assurance of budgets & monitor budget execution) and to provide updated financial information. - Check the quality of MA’s financial data by providing data of programme plans and proposals in financial aspect. - To support in internal audits of assigned MAs. - To support in capacity building of finance staff in MAs. - To support in finalizing the annual financial statements in close cooperation with external audit firms. - To support MAs in maintaining the financial liquidity within the MA and to help in finalizing the liquidity planning system. - To evaluate and advice on legal and compliance issues, such as data protection, privacy, common law, taxation, risk analysis. - Provide support for various compliance documents and forms including annual filing to the local authorities in a timely manner. - To maintain and update the statutory registers and records under the local laws as applicable. - To make sure that all Member Associations are conducting its financial activities in full compliance with all national and international rules and regulations, as well as adhere to global standards and guidelines. - Identification and documentation of good practices and related knowledge sharing. - To ensure timely preparation of all required financial MIS, and design and monitor the MIS framework for the organization. - To direct and coordinate all finance function activities in the organization, ensuring judicious utilization of funds, minimization of financial risk, adherence to budgets and cost saving as well as compliance with regulatory norms. - To ensure compliance on legal matters concerning RBI, ROC and other government regulations. Requirements Qualification & Experience: - Minimum required qualification is Master Degree in Finance CA/CS/LAW/MBA, Finance will be an added advantage. - Good knowledge of financial laws & policies in India. - Should have minimum experience of 6-8 years in Finance. - Knowledge of NPO compliances such as FCRA, RBI, Income Tax and ROC will be preferred. Essential Values, Behaviours and Skills: - Good analytical and problem solving, financial trouble shooting and audit experience. - Good verbal and written communication skills in English. - High ethical standards and integrity. - Ability to work in multicultural & multi-linguistic environment - Team oriented. - Good computer skills. - Willing to travel National/International as and when required.   We Offer   Salary will be commensurate with experience and will match industry standards. If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application.  
Function
Finance & Controlling
Region
Asia
Additional Locations BE-Brussels
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.     Mission   The specific objective is to increase both the number of funding partnerships and the quality of institutionally-financed projects.  Institutional donors work according to universally agreed development, humanitarian, rights and effectiveness frameworks such as the SDGs, the UN CRC and the UN Guidelines for Alternative Care etc. By financing projects that are responding to and corresponding with these external references that are also translated into the SOS Children’s Villages International Strategy 2030, institutional partnerships enable communities to sustainably develop and support their children to shape their futures to be active participants and claim their rights. The EU Partnership Advisor works as a member of the IPD EU Team, part of the Institutional Partnership Development (IPD) Department across the SOS Children’s Villages International General Secretariat (GSC) and supports federation members to engage with European Union Institutions in Brussels and worldwide and to effectively apply for and manage EU grants in order to significantly diversify and increase the financial resources available to support SOS Children’s Villages International programmes. The EU Partnership Advisor is based in Brussels (Belgium).     Tasks & Responsibilities    - Monitor and analyse EU development cooperation and humanitarian action funding trends - Support SOS Children’s Villages Member Associations’ EU funding application processes  with a view to deliver high quality EU projects worldwide - Strengthen capacities of SOS Children's Villages staff in accessing and implementing EU grants - Co-develop Children’s Villages International- led EU funding applications - Participate in relevant networks of civil society organisationsin Brussels - Contribute to positioning  SOS CV with relevant EU institutions as an expert actor on social development, humanitarian action, and child and youth care - Update and service relevant EU platforms - Contribute to reporting on EU funding results internally - Provide guidance, advice and support on grant management and compliance with donor and internal requirements - Regularly inform the SOS CV grant management system and other SOS CV working groups/projects as well as SOS CV strategy and management decision making with EU funding requirements and practice - Develop briefings, concept notes, minutes, speaking points, presentations, blog posts, virtual collaboration pages and contribute to reports etc. - Foster a culture of cooperation and exchange in the federation and support communication activities   Requirements   Essential: - Academic background or work experience in a relevant discipline such as International Relations, Political Science, EU studies, Human Rights etc. - Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience - Excellent knowledge of the EU institutions, structures, policies, procedures and funding mechanisms - Documented experience on writing proposals and institutional donor applications - Awareness and interest on promoting and supporting children`s rights and the SOS CV mission - Experiencecoordinating diverse stakeholders and project management skills - Strong analytical capacity, ability to organise and manage own workload, solution oriented - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral - Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English - Experience with delivering convincing and engaging trainings. Facilitation and networking skills - Eligibility to work in Brussels (EU citizenship or work permit) - Ability to work within a small team, as part of a larger international structure   Desirable: - Solid understanding/experience with gender mainstreaming in project cycle management is a strong asset. - Experience in financial management of EU Grants (from budget development to final audit) - Grant management experience with humanitarian projects. - Knowledge of another EU language is a distinct advantage - Willingness and ability to travel   We offer - A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO multicultural working environment - As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement - A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications - Flexible working hours - Teleworking scheme - An unlimited labour contract If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application in English at https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com This position remains open until filled  
Function
Fund Development
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations JO-Amman | MA-Casablanca | KE-Nairobi | MK-Skopje | EE-Tallinn | IN-Faridabad | ET-Addis Ababa | BO-La Paz
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.   Location: Faridabad, Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Dakar, Lomé, Casablanca, Amman, Skopje, Tallin, La Paz, San José  Duration: Unlimited, Full-time     Mission   The Finance & Controlling Advisor supports the Team Leader Finance & Controlling (FC) to achieve the targets of the team FC Member Associations Subsidy-Receiving in the International Office. With this, she/he ensures to contribute to the mission of Finance & Controlling.      The Finance & Controlling Advisor:    - ensures that processes and guidelines are applied successfully in her/his field of responsibility    - ensures that the financial needs of National Associations(NAs) and international funds are linked in an efficient, cost-conscious and transparent manner and respectively supports National Associations in managing their financial needs  - is the first contact point for all inquiries in her/his field of responsibility, ensures exchange and advocates for the consideration of customer perspectives in Finance and Controlling - prepares information and recommendations for management, legal bodies and Promoting and Supporting Associations (PSAs) for decision making as part of the standard routines   - supports the improvement of internal processes, guidelines and tools in order to increase efficiency within the GSC and federation.      Tasks & Responsibilities    - Perform tasks within the global SOS budgeting process as per defined standard processes but also support related to complex cases.   - Make sure that all process steps are completed and consequentially funding can be requested from PSAs and that complex analyses and reports are prepared upon request.    - Ensure that the linking of financial needs of NAs and international funds happens in an efficient, cost-conscious and transparent manner and that complex cases are dealt with adequately, so that funding of operations in NAs is secured, funds are transferred timely, and programmes can be implemented.   - Prepare transfers via Shared Treasury Services(STS) or directly from PSAs to NAs as per standard processes but also for non-routine cases. This ensures that funds are available to NAs as needed and all stakeholders have the required information to conduct the transfer.   - Monitor liquidity and funding need developments in NAs along defined processes, and analyze and process related data as required for management and PSAs.   - Flag critical developments early; propose and support suitable options and solutions.  - Elaborate or contribute to non-routine reports and analyses for management and legal bodies, specifically related to information for decision making.   - Potentially participate in or lead projects where the position holder provides project management know-how and / or specific expertise.   - Potentially design interface for specific areas of work with other teams and/or departments within International Office, representing the perspectives and interests of the team. Network well internally on the relevant topic to be aware of, and share related information to ensure that processes are well interlinked and concerned colleagues well informed.       Requirements   Essential:  - Master Degree in Economic Sciences, preferably in the area financial controlling or Bachelor Degree with additional experience in the subject area or relevant professional experience   - A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in finance and controlling   - Strong knowledge of accounting and financial controlling  - Advanced command of MS Office, particularly MS Excel  - Excellent analytical and reporting skills  - Team player with strong coordination and networking skills  - Strong service-oriented mindset and pro-active working style  - Excellent communication skills  - Proficient English skills (written and verbal).     Desirable: - Knowledge of fundraising and programme functions in complex international organizations acting in a federation model  - Spanish, French and/or German skills on working level  - Experience with Power BI, Dynamics 365      We offer - A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO multicultural working environment - As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement - A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications   The starting date for this position is expected to begin in November 2022.   If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application  with CV and a motivation letter (max. 1 page) in English by 31st of August  at https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Finance & Controlling
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations JO-Amman
SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility the International Office CEE/CIS/ME is looking for a committed and experienced:   Member Support Advisor CEE /CIS ME (f/m) Location: Amman / Jordan   Tasks and Responsibilities: - Support the planning of the annual cycle for interaction between the CVI Representative and the Member Associations in Middle East countries (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria ) - Ensure the link between the Member Associations planning and budgeting process - Support the CVI Representative in decision making by preparing management reports and summaries and overview on key performance indicators and statistics - Facilitate and support the exchange between CVI Representative and functions and follow up on their agreements - Ensure effective flow of information between Member Associations, Promoting & Supporting Associations and General Secretariat - Provide administrative support to CVI Representative - Take over a consultancy role in regional/global projects  Requirements: - University degree in international relations, organisational development or relevant field. - Minimum 2 years work experience within an international organisation - Well-organised, analytical - Strong interpersonal awareness, excellent communications skills in international setting - Strong computer skills, especially MS Excel and PowerPoint. - Team player, able to work proactively and to build a strong personal network - Desirable experience in monitoring and evaluation - Availability to travel - Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic  We offer: - Working for a meaningful cause - A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment - Opportunities for learning and development - A committed and innovative team   How to apply If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 26 August 2022
Function
Administration
Region
Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of independent states, Middle East
Additional Locations MK-Skopje | EE-Tallinn | AT-Vienna
  SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility the International Office CEE/CIS/ME is looking for a committed and experienced:   HROD Advisor for the region CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)   Location: CEE/CIS/ME   Tasks and Responsibilities - Support the implementation of global and regional HROD policies, systems and processes with focus on adaptation to national context - Independently managing all elements of the recruitment lifecycle and working closely with the assigned functional areas including demand planning, job design and job advertisement, application management, interview process, reference taking and secure a smooth onboarding of new employees - Coordinate, drive, refresh, update and monitor onboarding reference documents and processes in CEE/CIS/ME region for newly employed co-workers - Develop and implement a robust onboarding framework for the IOR and MAs, including the onboarding for NDs and to ensure full integration of digital tools - Provide expertise and build capacity of assigned member associations in rolling out federation HROD strategic goals and HR standards along the HR cycle - Accompany and support member associations in OD processes and change management - Monitor quality and compliance with organisational HROD standards carried out by Member Associations CEE/CIS/ME through evaluation and audits - Foster exchange and knowledge sharing in the HROD area within the regional HR network Requirements - University degree in HR/Organisation Development, Business Administration or related studies   - A minimum of 7 years’ work experience in the area of HROD management and consultancy including sound legal/labour law knowledge preferably in an international and/or matrix environment - Competent in people development and facilitation of meetings and trainings - Fluent in written and spoken English (Russian language will be an asset) - Strong communication and stakeholder management skills and intercultural competence - Strategic thinking, analytical and process-oriented working skills - Project management skills will be an asset - Proficiency in all MS office applications - Readiness to travel internationally within the CEE/CIS/ME region -   We offer - A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment - To contribute to our meaningful mission: “We build families for children in need, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities.” - Opportunities for learning and development - A committed and innovative team   How to apply If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by15 Auguest 2022 
Function
Human Resources & Organizational Development
Region
Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of independent states, Middle East
Additional Locations JO-Amman
  SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility the International Office CEE/CIS/ME is looking for a committed and experienced:   HROD  Advisor for the region CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)   Location: Amman-Jordan   Tasks and Responsibilities - Support the implementation of global and regional HROD policies, systems and processes with focus on adaptation to national context - Provide expertise and build capacity of assigned member associations (with focus on Middle East countries) in rolling out federation HROD strategic goals and HR standards along the HR cycle - Accompany and support member associations in OD processes and change management - Monitor quality and compliance with organisational HROD standards carried out by Member Associations CEE/CIS/ME through evaluation and audits - Foster exchange and knowledge sharing in the HROD area within the regional HR network - Support the international branch office Amman (IBO) by ensuring local legal HR requirements are implemented and kept up to date for employees - Advise and support Head of IBO Amman in implementing and strengthening global and regional HROD processes and systems in the IBO Amman Requirements - University degree in HR/Organisation Development, Business Administration or related studies   - A minimum of 7 years’ work experience in the area of HROD management and consultancy including sound legal/labour law knowledge (contracts, payroll, termination benefits etc.) preferably in an international and/or matrix environment - Competent in people development and facilitation of meetings and trainings - Fluent in written and spoken English and Arabic - Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, intercultural competence and good understanding of Middle East context - Strategic thinking, analytical and process-oriented working skills - Project management skills will be an asset - Proficiency in all MS office applications - Readiness to travel internationally within the region   We offer - A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment - To contribute to our meaningful mission: “We build families for children in need, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities - Opportunities for learning and development - A committed and innovative team   How to apply If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 15 Auguest 2022 
Function
Human Resources & Organizational Development
Region
Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of independent states, Middle East
Additional Locations AT-Vienna
SOS-Kinderdorf, 1949 von Hermann Gmeiner gegründet, ist die weltweit größte Nichtregierungsorganisation, die sich auf die Unterstützung von Kindern und Jugendlichen konzentriert, die keine elterliche Fürsorge haben oder von dieser bedroht sind. Vernachlässigung, Missbrauch und Vernachlässigung von Kindern sind allgegenwärtig. Familien sind von der Trennung bedroht. Unter lokaler Führung arbeiten wir in mehr als 130 Ländern und Gebieten, um Familien, die unter Druck stehen, zu stärken, damit sie zusammenbleiben können. Wenn dies nicht im Interesse eines Kindes oder eines jungen Menschen ist, bieten wir eine qualitativ hochwertige Betreuung, die den individuellen Bedürfnissen des Kindes entspricht. Gemeinsam mit Partnern, Spendern, Gemeinden, Kindern, Jugendlichen und Familien ermöglichen wir es Kindern, mit den Bindungen aufzuwachsen, die sie brauchen, um sich zu entwickeln und ihr bestes Selbst zu werden. Wir treten für die Rechte jedes einzelnen Kindes ein und setzen uns für Veränderungen ein, damit alle Kinder in einem unterstützenden Umfeld aufwachsen können.   Mission Unsere Aufgabe ist es, Transparenz, Rechenschaftspflicht sowie eine effiziente und ordnungsgemäße Verwendung der Mittel in der Föderation zu ermöglichen. Wir erbringen Dienstleistungen für die Mitgliedsverbände, insbesondere in den Bereichen Richtlinien, Instrumente, Beratung, Schulung und Überprüfung. Wir koordinieren die Zuteilung von Programmen an Finanzierungspartner und koordinieren und führen den Geldfluss zwischen diesen Finanzierungspartnern durch. Wir managen laufend die finanziellen Risiken der Föderation, wobei wir uns auf die Rechenschaftspflicht bei der Verwendung der Ressourcen und die Nachhaltigkeit des föderationsweiten Finanzierungsmodells konzentrieren. Wir stellen Informationen zur Verfügung, die für das Management und die gesetzlichen Organe zur Kontrolle und Entscheidungsfindung relevant sind. Wir sehen unsere Rolle als integralen Bestandteil der Föderation und agieren als Berater für Finanzgeschäfte, wobei wir die Einhaltung von Treuhandbestimmungen sicherstellen.      Der Accounting Advisor trägt zur Aufgabe von Finance & Controlling bei, indem sie/er: - Sicherstellen, dass die Geschäftsfälle in den Finanzbüchern von SOS-Kinderdorf International (SOS-KDI) korrekt erfasst werden;  - Einrichtung von Buchhaltungsprozessen und Bearbeitung von Buchhaltungstransaktionen im Zusammenhang mit der internationalen Mittelvergabe durch das Shared Treasury Services Team;  - Verbesserung der täglichen Buchhaltungsprozesse und der Implementierung von ERP-Lösungen;  - Mitarbeit beim Erstellen der Jahresfinanzberichte von SOS-KDI. - Unterstützung von Projekten und konzeptionellen Prozessen innerhalb der Abteilung Finanzen & Controlling und im gesamten Verband      Aufgaben und Zuständigkeiten - Technische Prüfung von Arbeitsunterlagen und ordnungsgemäße Strukturierung von Geschäftsvorfällen  - Durchführung der laufenden Buchhaltung für die österreichischen SOS-Kinderdorf International Standorte und für die Abteilung Shared Treasury Services  - Abstimmung der Konten in der Haupt- und Nebenbuchhaltung  - Rückstellungen, Rechnungsabgrenzungsposten  - Intercompany Verrechnungen   - Abstimmung von Transaktionen zwischen österreichischen Niederlassungen und Regionalbüros  - Unterstützung bei internen und externen Audits   - Laufende Unterstützung des Accounting Managers   - Implementierung und Mitgestaltung von Qualitäts- und Kontrollprozessen  - Erstellung von Buchhaltungsrichtlinien für SOS-Kinderdorf International und innerhalb der Föderation - Erstellung des konsolidierten Gesamtabschlusses  - Erstellung des Jahresberichts über die Finanztransaktionen des Shared Treasury Services Teams  - Unterstützung bei der Systemimplementierung für die SOS-Kinderdorf International Niederlassungen in Österreich, einschließlich Systemeinführung und Lokalisierung   Voraussetzungen - Bachelor-Abschluss oder höher im Bereich Finanzen/Betriebswirtschaft, bevorzugt im Bereich Rechnungswesen oder Controlling - Mindestens 2 Jahre Berufserfahrung im Bereich Rechnungswesen, bevorzugt in einem multinationalen / multikulturellen Umfeld - Gute Verständnis der österreichischen gesetzlichen Rechnungslegungsvorschriften wäre wünschenswert - Gute Kenntnisse der finanzbezogenen IT-Systeme und anderer verwandter IT-Systeme (hauptsächlich XLS) - Ausgeprägte analytische und berichterstattende Fähigkeiten - Starke Erfahrung mit globalen Konsolidierungsprozessen - Gutes Verständnis von IFRS - Erfahrung mit Microsoft Navision, Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Finanzmodul) oder ähnlichen ERP-Systemen (von Vorteil) - Fließend in Englisch (schriftlich und mündlich). Deutsch wären wünschenswert - Eine gültige österreichische Arbeitserlaubnis oder die Berechtigung, innerhalb der EU zu arbeiten   Wir bieten   - Vielfältige und interessante Aufgaben in einem multikulturellen Arbeitsumfeld einer führenden INGO - Als verantwortungsbewusster Arbeitgeber bieten wir eine Reihe von Schulungsprogrammen und fördern die Weiterbildung - Ein Gehalt, das der Erfahrung und den Qualifikationen angemessen ist Wenn Sie an dieser Stelle interessiert sind, senden Sie bitte Ihre ausführlichen Bewerbungsunterlagen in englischer Sprache an https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Finance & Controlling
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations AT-Vienna | AT-Innsbruck
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.   Location:Innsbruck or Vienna/Austria    Mission   It is our mission to enable transparency, accountability as well as the efficient and proper use of funds in the Federation. We provide services to Member Associations especially policies, tools, consulting, training and monitoring. We coordinate the allocation of programmes to funding partners and co-ordinate and execute the flow of funds between these funding partners. We manage financial risks of the Federation on an on-going basis, focusing on accountability in the use of resources and sustainability in the federation-wide funding model. We provide information relevant to management and legal bodies for controlling and decision-making.We see our role as an integral part of the Federation and act as financial business advisors while ensuring fiduciary compliance.     The Accounting Advisor contributes to the mission of Finance & Controlling by:  - Ensuring that the business cases are accurately recorded in the financial books of SOS Kinderdorf International (SOS-KDI);   - Setting up accounting processes and processing accounting transactions related to the international funds allocation through the Shared Treasury Services team;   - Improving day-to-day accounting processes and the implementation of ERP solutions;   - Preparing the SOS KDI consolidated annual financial reports.  - Providing project and conceptual process support within the Finance & Controlling department and across the federation         Tasks & Responsibilities    - Technical examination of working documents and proper structuring of business transactions  - Executing current accounting for the Austrian SOS Children’s Villages International locations and for the Shared Treasury Services department  - Reconciliation of accounts in the general and subsidiary ledgers   - Provisions, accruals and deferrals   - Intercompany Allocations    - Reconciliation of transactions between Austrian branches and regional offices   - Support internal and external audits    - Ongoing support of the Accounting Manager    - Implementation and co-design of quality and control processes   - Prepare accounting guidelines for SOS Children’s Villages International and within the federation  - Preparation of the consolidated global financial statements   - Preparation of the annual report on the financial transactions of the Shared Treasury Services team   - Support the system implementation for SOS Children’s Villages International Austria offices including system rollout and localization   Requirements   - Bachelor’s degree or above in finance/ business administration, preferably in the field of accounting or controlling   - A minimum of 2years work experience in the field of accounting, preferably in a multinational / multicultural environment  - Experience with Austrian statutory accounting requirements would represent an advantage   - Good knowledge of Finance-related IT systems and other related IT systems (mostly XLS)   - Strong analytical and reporting skills   - Strong experience with global consolidation processes   - Good Understanding of IFRS   - Experience with Microsoft Navision, Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Finance Module) or similar ERP systems (would represent an advantage)  - Fluent in  English (written and verbal). German would be an asset  - A valid Austrian working permit or eligibility to work within the EU    We offer - A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO multicultural working environment - As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement - A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications - 14 salaries/year  - Flexible working hours  - Overtime – does not get lost and can be taken as hours off  - Home-office possibility  - Possibility to work from abroad max 25% of your working time on a full time basis - 25 days of paid annual leave on a full-time basis - Choice between Innsbruck and Vienna office  - Training possibilities    If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application in English at https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Finance & Controlling
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations TG-Lomé
SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organization for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organization, we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 136 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility we are now looking for a committed:   Regional Safeguarding Coordinator (F/M) Location:      Dakar or Lomé Mission Reporting directly to the Regional HROD Director for West, Central and North Africa (WCNA), the Regional Safeguarding Coordinator is responsible for setting solid mechanisms for awareness, prevention, reporting, responding related to safeguarding and promote a safe environment. Tasks and Responsibilities General tasks across all initiatives: - Serve as a Focal point for initiatives related to safeguarding and counterpart to the international office in charge of those initiatives - Supporting and/or provide feedback on content development of respective policies, regulation, guidelines, tool-kits to ensure regional and MA (Member Association) perspective is duly considered - Training and facilitating of respective content as it is available and necessary for implementation - Awareness raising and communication support - Coordinate respective implementation plans across the region - Support and strengthen the development of a respective HR network of safeguarding focal points across the regions to ensure respective capacity building and knowledge sharing - Coordinate and ensure monitoring and evaluation of respective KPIs - Ensure the set up a robust reporting and responding environment and capacity building of incident management and investigation   Federation Culture Development: - Review and adapt awareness raising material for leaders and, concretely through - Reviewing materials provided by IO (international Office) and ensuring their adaptation to the regional and national contexts as needs be - Supporting with translations to official languages of the IOR (International Regional Office) and as possible local languages of NAs - Support with the roll-out of awareness raising sessions for leaders and boards, concretely through - Identifying relevant meetings and events to which safeguarding awareness raising sessions could be integrated - Organising dedicated sessions for leaders and boards - Mobilising participants for awareness raising sessions both within IOR and NAs (National Associations) - Participate actively in awareness raising sessions as needs be, including - Presenting content as appropriate - Facilitating sessions - Translating presentations from other speakers - Report on impact of awareness raising sessions for leaders and boards, concretely through - Collecting and reporting data on participation rates - Collecting and reporting feedback from participants - Assessing impact of sessions on potential organisational changes as regards safeguarding environment Values-Based Conduct: Revision of Code of Conduct: - Serve as focal point to provide feedback and input on respective content development - Support and ensure implementation at the regional level - Ensure Monitoring of KPIs in the region and follow up on quality standards as needed - Participate in the TOT for the standard Code of Conduct training; organise and deliver training at the regional level and serve as TOT focal point for MAs in the Region  Values-Based Competency Frame: - Coordinate and ensure implementation and mainstreaming of values-based competencies into the key HR processes at regional and MA level - As available and necessary provide training for HR Community in the region - Support respective awareness raising initiatives at regional and MA level - Coordinate and ensure mainstreaming of values-based competencies into Leadership trainings, on boarding principles and focus of further developments as necessary       Revision of HR polices on Safeguarding Principles - As needed provide input and work with the IO Project-lead on the revision of respective policies and processes to ensure regional and MA perspective is considered and included; - Support content development of new polices/guidelines/tools as they have been identified and necessary to foster a safeguarding environment.  - Coordinate and ensure training, implementation and monitoring of set KPIs    PSHEA (Prevention and Protection Against Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse) :   - To take a lead in the implementation of the PSHEA Policy at IOR level and MA level - To strengthen Federation culture around PSHEA - To be a member of the IOR safeguarding and Integrity Team and to take a lead role in the following areas supported by other members of the Safeguarding and Integrity Team: - To complete a PSHEA risk assessment and audit - To strengthen safe recruitment and employee life cycle - To implement a PSHEA action plan for the IOR - To train staff on PSHEA at IOR - To support colleagues to make sure donor expectations are met - To attend training to improve safeguarding knowledge and skills - To be a member of local safeguarding networks e.g. PSEA network - To support the roll out PSHEA Regulation at MA level - Support MA's to establish Integrity and Safeguarding Teams, complete risk assessments and audits and implement PSHEA Action Plans - To work on PSHEA and working with partners - To support the development of reporting channels at IOR and MA levels with support - To support the commission and process of investigations with senior management support at IOR and MA level and to promote a survivor centred approach to PSHEA - To adhere to internal reporting requirements on PSHEA with support GENDER EQUALITY - To support the implementation of the Gender Equality Policy in the IOR and MAs - To support the gender audits and gender action planning as well as the implementation of the action plan at IOR and MA level - To lead revitalization of Regional Gender Networks and lead regular meetings and engagements - Develop and promote gender responsive HR principles and practices including gender equitable work place practices - Build the capacity of IOR and MAs in gender mainstreaming - Take a lead in the development and promotion of necessary awareness and sensitization initiatives applicable throughout the IOR and MAs - To take a lead on the establishment of accountability mechanisms to measure progress towards gender equality in the IOR including ensuring Gender KPIs for HROD are collected, analyzed and used effectively   Requirements - At least three (3) years of safeguarding experience in regional level - Minimum of Bachelor degree in law or human resources or gender - French and English languages proficiency - Possess strong integrity, emotional intelligence and communication skills; - Strong knowledge in case management, investigations and report writing; - Positive working attitude and ability to work under high pressure; and - Pro-active and self-motivated to learn and acquire additional competences needed for the job. - Experience in designing and delivering training or workshop - Commitment to understand child rights We offer - Diverse, creative and challenging opportunities in an international working environment - Possibility to make significant, positive contribution - Competitive compensation package and excellent development opportunities - In accordance with the organisation’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks   What We Stand For: ** SOS Children’s Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a caring and protective environment, which promotes its core values, and prevents and addresses child abuse and exploitation. We strongly condemn all forms of child abuse and exploitation, be it within or outside of our organization, and always respond to any case of proven, alleged or attempted abuse within our sphere of influence according to its nature. Efforts ensure that mechanisms are in place to raise awareness, aid prevention, encourage reporting and ease response. They range from human resource development actions such as training and counselling to measures such as suspension, dismissal, and legal action   If you are interested in this position, Please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume in English by August 15th, 2022 .
Region
West, Central & North Africa
Additional Locations AT-Vienna | AT-Innsbruck
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.   Working hours: 25-38,5hrs/week Duration: 6-12 months   Mission   Software testing and user support: as member of a fundraising systems and data management team you will participate in testing new software features, analysing bugs and user errors and perform data maintenance and clearance jobs as well as data cleansing.     Tasks & Responsibilities    - Work with applications based on Microsoft CRM as well as in the field of digital asset management where you will classify, monitor and check digital media. - Check worldwide child data from different data bases in order to secure the correctness of data across systems. - Prepare data for test cases, testing user interfaces, workflow routines and APIs. - Perform the tests and record test results for further improvement (no coding).     Requirements - Bachelor/Master student or recent graduate in the fields of informatics (FH, HTL, TU)  - Previous experience with Microsoft CRM and strong Excel skills are an asset  - Proactive working style and able to work independently  - Eager to learn  - Fluent English language skills; Fluent German is an asset   - Applicants must hold a valid Austrian working permit or be eligible to work within the EU     We offer   - International working environment with a social and thriving team culture - Insight into the functioning of an international working NGO - SOS Children´s Villages International believes that interns undertake a valuable role in our organisation. We offer a fixed gross salary of €1.050 per month on a full-time basis.   Position remains open until filled. If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application in English athttps://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Fund Development
Region
International Office (IO)