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Christian Aid is partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future and saving lives during emergencies.
In 20 countries across the continent, we manage a wide range of Humanitarian and development programmes that have a positive impact on the lives of millions. And while we’ve achieved some incredible results, there’s still a lot we can do.
This is why we are looking for a dynamic and highly skilled and motivated individual to lead and drive forward our work as Head of Finance in Malawi
About the role
This position will provide leadership to the growing finance portfolio with diverse contracts and donor demands (DFID, USAID, and Global Funds, European Union) and ensure that the country programme delivers timely, reliable, accurate and high-quality accounting and financial management. The post holder will, therefore, be required to manage the finance function, lead and set professional financial standards. The post holder will be responsible for effective financial management including the preparation of financial plans, the preparation of financial reports, managing the financial aspects of donor-funded programmes, commercial contracts and appeal funding, supporting and building the financial capacity of Christian Aid staff in the same country or region and facilitating external, internal and donor audits. This role will include supporting and supervising partner financial capacity and compliance function.
You must have the following:
institutional donors, delivering against corporate financial indicators and meeting financial targets
plans, including direct and indirect cost recovery
external stakeholders including donors and senior managers
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Please tell us about a time when you were able to take action to end or reduce the inefficient use of resources
Tell us about a time when you planned, prioritised and monitored your own work to meet the team’s objectives to the standards required
Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect