Regional Finance OfficerMalaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
The Regional Office based in Kampala, Uganda provides support to the Africa country offices. The Regional Finance team is responsible for overseeing the finances of the country programmes including donor reporting, budget preparation and all financial and management accounting and provides a link between the country offices and the global organisation to ensure a consistency of approach and high quality standards across all of Malaria Consortium. The role of the Regional Finance Officer is to provide support to the country finance teams in the region to help them achieve their objectives of timely and accurate reporting and sound financial management of Malaria Consortium’s portfolio of programmes in each country. In addition, the Regional Finance Officer will provide the financial monitoring and support for a number of Malaria Consortium’s multi country projects, which are based in the regional office in Kampala.
The successful candidate will:
• Qualified accountant in recognised global body e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA • A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university • Knowledge of NGO donors and their financial reporting requirements • Minimum of 3 years accountancy experience, with at least a year in a managerial position • Working knowledge of accounting software • Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel • Good analytical and reporting skills • High level of English, both written and spoken • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Willingness to travel to countries within the region
How to apply:
For more information please visit our website www.malariaconsortium.org where you will have access to the full Job description. Please send a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application.
We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date.
Closing date: 19 Mar 2013