Greater London
£41,795 - £45,653 per annum incl. LA
Permanent
Job description
About us

Christian Aid believes in life before death, working for and with people of all faiths and none.

Founded in 1945, Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in Britain and Ireland mandated to work on relief, development and advocacy for poverty eradication. Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, of freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid has a vision - an end to poverty - and believes that this vision can become a reality. A complex international organisation, we have an income in excess of £100m and work across the globe, supporting poor and marginalised people to lift themselves out of poverty. We do this by tackling both the causes and the symptoms of poverty so that everyone can achieve equality, dignity and freedom.

About the role

This is the senior commercial finance role for the East Africa countries and is their finance business partner within the International Department. It is a strategic role, providing insight into financial management reporting and being able to influence key stakeholders. It requires agility, working in a rapidly changing environment and being comfortable in proposing, justifying, initiating and implementing change with the ability to listen, interpret, influence, negotiate, inspire and challenge.

Role Purpose:

-Manage the financial performance of the East Africa countries;

-Provide analysis and deliver insight that drives improved financial performance and compliance in each division;

-Support the development and delivery of restricted projects through the provision of expert commercial finance input;

-Provide functional leadership to the Country Finance teams by building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all departmental senior managers and their country office teams.

About you

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant who wants to use their knowledge and experience to help us achieve our vision to end poverty. The candidate will have a track record of achievement finance business partnering in an international context, with the ability to work with multiple finance systems and multiple currencies. You will be an energetic, resilient and a team player, sharing our passion for social justice and helping to champion the difference that strong financial management can make to our front-line activities.

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, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
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Our vision Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid ha... Read more

Refreshed on: 25 May 2020
Closed date: 31 May 2020
Job ref: 2835
Tags: Finance