Finance Director - Central Asia

Make a difference to a developing nation in Central Asia by working with a well established NGO. Maintain and develop strong and transparent financial management systems in line with global best practices and the company's values.

Develop and maintain strong systems of financial controls; support financial systems for projects and offices; direct the team in preparing budgets and writing grant applications; ensure good stewardship of resources; operate bank accounts; supervise recording of financial transactions; ensure books are properly maintained; work with external auditors.

A Professional Qualification equivalent to Chartered Accountant/CPA or with similar work experience. Ideally have an academic degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field. Experience as Finance Director or Chief Finance Officer (desirable). The ability to effectively lead and manage a small team.

Proficient in written and spoken English. Able to prioritise and perform well under pressure. Some cross-cultural communication and administrative skills, able to live and work in a cross-cultural context. This position is for someone will to make a two year commitment. Ideal for someone considering early retirement, or someone not keen to learn the local language.

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