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Field Finance Officer , Action Against Hunger.

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Job Title: Field Finance Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category : Finance

Job Location: Nairobi Kenya

About the job
The Field Finance Officer (FFO) will be responsible for developing and managing financial tracking, resource flows, reporting and compliance for a specified portfolio of federal and non-federal grants/awards in support of Action Against Hunger-USA programs.
About you…..
  • You have a BA or BSc, or the equivalent, in accounting, finance or another relevant field.
  • You are a CPA or ACCA or CIMA finalist
  • You have 10 years’ finance and management experience including 5 years’ experience managing grants (USAID/EU funded projects preferred).
  • You have at least 7 years of working internationally, together with field experience working for an international NGO as an administrator or finance manager.
Required Skills & Competencies
  • Demonstrable experience and skills in budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting preparation and presentation, and the proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the rules, regulations and donor policies governing the compliance / regulatory management of grants from US Government, EU, ECHO, UN and other agencies.
  • Expertise with MS Office (especially MS Excel) and general ledger software is required. Use of Saga and/or Serenic Navigator desirable.
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • Substantial experience and understanding of essential accounting principles, financial reporting, accounting systems, and budget development and administration is required.
  • Experience managing diverse international teams; ability to communicate well in writing.
  • Able to work autonomously, with the capacity to juggle multiple projects and pay attention to many small details.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • French language skills preferred.
  • Must be authorized to work in Kenya.
  • Membership in a professional body related to finance, accounting and compliance is an added advantage
Application Process.
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. Closing date for applications: 22nd of September 2019. The applications will be assessed on rolling bases.


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