Programme Finance Officer, UNDP ZRBF BRACT

Salary (full time): $31,142.64 Salary (full time)
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Contracted hours: 35
Contract length: 11 months
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Closing date: 24 November 2019
Interview date: 25 November 2019

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About Us:

Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists that the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life free from poverty. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes. Christian Aid has a vision –an end to poverty –and we believe that vision can become a reality.

About the Role

The role works within the finance role family in the International Department. The role is based in Harare, Zimbabwe and reports to the Team Leader – ZRBF BRACT. It is key in assisting the effective implementation of the Resilient Livelihoods thematic area for Zimbabwe, in particular the ZRBF programme and to provide capacity building support to partners on financial accounting and management. A key delivery area for this role is to be responsible for working with partner organisations to assist them in programme financial management by managing aspects of Christian Aid’s financial reporting, budgeting, auditing and compliance that relate to partner organisations, in line with Christian Aid’s procedures and policies and donor requirements. The Programme Finance Officer will coordinate and work closely with the Finance Manager, Programme Manager and Country Director to deliver financial information to Christian Aid and/or donors. The role has the responsibility to make day-to-day decisions to assist in the administration and smooth running of the ZRBF BRACT project. The role will be required to travel.

About You

You will be a graduate in Finance, Accounting or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working on international donor funded programmes. You will have specialised knowledge of finance and financial standards required by donors. You will be experienced in writing and reviewing financial reports, creating and monitoring budgets and working with compliance regulations. You will have experience of using computerised financial reporting tools. You will have experience and knowledge of managing large and complex budgets. You will be experienced in providing effective and efficient administrative support. You will ensure that procedures are followed and standards are met.

Further information

This is a fixed term contract of 11 months, renewable depending on funding and performance. The role requires applicants to have the right to work in Zimbabwe. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief. You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.