Christian Aid NGO Programme Finance Assistant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

To support the Programme Finance Officer in providing programme finance management, ensure donor compliance and risk management. Work with programme staff and partner organizations to assist them in budget development and financial planning, granting and management.

Support with partners’ financial reporting, budgeting, auditing and compliance to agreed due diligence that relate to partner
organizations, in line with Christian Aid’s procedures and policies. To build the financial and budget management capacity of local partner organization through training and support.

To improve the capacity of Christian Aid programme staff to understand and uphold both Christian Aid's and institutional donors' financial policies and procedures and proactively manage contracts and risk within respective projects and programmes

Key outcomes

  • In collaboration with other colleagues, budgets are prepared and monitored for partners and relevant institutional donor funded programmes.
  • Financial capacity building delivered to programme staff and partners to include procurement, reporting, compliance and how to deliver training.
  • Budget variance analysis and management is a standard practice in country programme.
  • Partners comply with Christian Aid's and institutional donors' policies and procedures.
  • Partners meeting financial reporting requirements placed on them by Christian Aid.
  • Partners meeting financial reporting requirements placed on them by institutional donors.
  • Good relationships with partners are maintained through positive communication.


  • The role holder will be qualified to at least degree level (or equivalent) and part qualified member of a recognised
    accounting organisation – CPA, ACCA
  • Role holder will be a person of high integrity and who exhibits self-leadership, decisiveness and teamwork in day to day ways of working.
  • Knowledge of financial standards required by donors, local financial standards and legal
  • 2+ years of experience working with financial accounting procedures of writing and reviewing financial reports, creating and monitoring budgets and working with compliance regulations.
  • Considerable experience in delivering financial training using different methodologies.
  • Experience with using excel and word processing packages and other account reporting tools


  • Knowledge of institutional donor requirements.
  • Knowledge of local partners/NGOs and development.
  • Experience of dealing with institutional donor fund accounting.
  • Experience of using computerised financial reporting tools.
  • Part-qualified IFAC accountant and training related qualification

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 16th August, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Christian Aid NGO Programme Finance Assistant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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