Christian Aid Head of Finance Jobs in Malawi

Christian Aid Head of Finance Jobs in Malawi

About us

  • 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.

    About you

    You must have the following:

  • Professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW or equivalent

  • Must be registered with the institute of Chartered Accounts in Malawi and the Malawi Accountants Board

  • Proven experience of overseeing a finance function involving complex funding and multiple
    institutional donors, delivering against corporate financial indicators and meeting financial targets

  • Extensive experience of developing and monitoring multi-funded, complex budgets and financial plans, including direct and indirect cost recovery

  • Successful track record in compliance with institutional donor contracts including financial reporting and audits

  • Extensive experience of preparing, consolidating and presenting financial reports for internal and
    external stakeholders including donors and senior managers

  • Working knowledge of institutional donor funders such as DFID, UN, EU

  • Proven ability to lead and manage an effective finance team

    Further information

  • 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Christian Aid Head of Finance Jobs in Malawi

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