The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by four nations: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. As the administrative body of the region, CAF manages competitions, offers technical and administrative training courses while actively fostering the promotion and practice of football. The Confederation organizes championships such as th...
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Finance Operations Manager who can contribute to CAF’s overall success by managing the overall cycle of CAF Payments transactions, working closely with the Finance Director by reviewing and controlling all financial and administrative processes before payments operations and acting as a key holder between CAF Finance Department and all other CAF Departments.
This position should contribute to CAF’s overall success by handling the following duties:
Receive and manage all correspondences, invoices, and documents and direct them to the relevant staff for implementation
Receive from all departments all payments requirements to prepare transfers to all required audiences
Follow the transfers with the banks to ensure payments and inform recipients
Internal Control of all the accounting cycle before and after processing
Efficiently and timely respond to all communications of third parties and other internal parties, on payments or queries on their status
Smoothly handle issues in line with CAF’s Internal Regulations and in complete adherence to Internal Audit and Compliance instructions and Guidelines
Manage the overall electronic and hard copy functional Filing/Archiving system adequately, with all supporting documents, copies, and approvals
Manage an adequate review system and control on all methods of payments prior to actual implementation
Work closely with other internal and external parties to ensure proper review and control of all financial and administrative processes before payments
Manage daily journal entries on the system (Ensure the recording of all payments’ transactions on Financial Operating System)
Prepare monthly financial reports on monthly payments and do monthly comparison analysis
Handle External and Internal Auditors requirements
Follow up with the procurement system and maintain documentation and follow up with Services Department and the General Secretary's Office
Support the Treasury Manager with bank transfers and needed documentations and provide monthly bank statements
Efficiently manage a team of accountants.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and/or Finance
Master’s Degree or CPA or Accounting equivalent preferred
10 to 15 years of managerial experience in similar functions
Experience in using of EDP accounting applications and ERP systems
Excellent command of written and spoken English, French, and Arabic
Capable of adapting to different environments, flexible, patient, and resilient
Strong sense of accountability, responsibility, and integrity
Organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines
Ability to perform under pressure and meeting strict deadlines.