CARE Somalia is an International NGO working in Somalia. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance.
Leverage your talent by being part of our program expansion in Somalia by applying for this exciting opportunity. The position will be based in our Nairobi Office with regular travel to Somalia.
As a manager you will be a valuable resource required to provide analysis on financial information, co-ordinate budget preparation, reporting and revision activities as per CARE’s reporting calendar. You will be required to actively support proposal writing by providing consistent, timely and accurate budget information and tools as well as participating in relevant discussions. The post holder will supervise the grants and contracts functions to ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements. He/She will be responsible for co-coordinating the preparation of Monthly Management Reports and provide support in Month-close related inputs. He/She will also be required to also provide support to all Regional Management Unit.
. PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
• Over five (5) years humanitarian aid experience in accounting. Financial management, grants and contracts management and compliance regulatory environment. • Demonstrable experience with requirements of key humanitarian donors and capacity to work in a multi-donor environment, including DFID, ECHO, USAID, and UN Agencies. • Have thorough knowledge of GAAP. • Should possess strong oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, analytical skills and attention to detail. • Have experience and knowledge in Partner financial management. • Should have proficiency in use of computers, MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power point) and financial software knowledge in PeopleSoft will be an added advantage. • Have the ability to work independently as well as in a team within and beyond the finance team • Ability to work under stress to meet tied deadlines internally and externally
Education/Training • Bachelors’ degree in Business administration, Commerce, Finance/accounting option with CPA K or its equivalent to demonstrate the required skills for this position.
How to apply:
To the successful candidate, CARE will offer a competitive remuneration package, a highly energized team environment composed of individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.
If your career aspirations match with the required profile, please send your Applications clearly marked under subject “GRANTS, BUDGETING AND REPORTING MANAGER-REF/EX/00156” and CVs with daytime telephone and addresses of at least three referees should be sent on or before 10th February, 2012 to;
The Human Resources Office CARE International Email: email@example.com