Christian Aid is a humanitarian and development organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life with dignity, free from poverty.
About the role
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
This role sits within the Finance role family in the International Department. It is responsible for supporting all aspects of the programme finance function, which will include financial records, financial reports, budgets, donor funds, internal and external audits and providing financial support to Christian Aid partner staff. This role will also manage partner financial capacity and the compliance function
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 including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Tell us about a time when you contributed time and ideas to a piece of work which was beyond you or your team’s role . What was the context? What was the piece of work?What was your job? What were you asked to do?What action(s) did you take?What were the results?
Tell us about a time when you needed to explain something in a simple or different way because someone appeared to have not understood you. What was the context? What was your task? What did you have to communicate differently? What did you say? How did you say it? What was the result? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?
Please give us an example of how you have taken account of the need to use resources economically and without unnecessary waste when planning and delivering your work. What was the situation? What was your task? What was expected of you? What action(s) did you take? Why? What was the outcome? How did you know you were successful in using resources economically?
Please tell us about a time when you were particularly conscious of the quality of your work and how you ensured it met the standards required. What was the situation? Which piece of work? Why was it memorable? What had you been ask to do? What action(s) did you take to check the quality and standard? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?
Interested and qualified? Go to Christian Aid career website on jobs.christianaid.org.uk to apply