Regional Finance Manager – East Africa

Contract: One Year Fixed Term
Ref: RFM-EA/IPD- EA/0117
Salary: £31,416 per annum **+ Separate Benefits package***
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
We are currently recruiting for a Regional Finance Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya to lead and manage operations of IRW East Africa. As Regional Finance Manager you will ensure effective financial management, reporting and an internal control and risk management is managed within the countries assigned by the IRW International Office in Birmingham. S/he will be responsible for setting and checking targets and monitoring the performance of each Country Office within the business in line with their service level agreement and objectives.
The Regional Finance Manager will set objectives to have first class finance functions in every assigned Country Offices. Produce timely and accurate delivery of all financial reporting requirements and regional financial consolidation. S/he will review external and internal reporting including donor reports, make sure financial compliance in the assigned countries are followed. S/he should be able to spend 50% of the time in the field office, have experience of remote management and staff capacity building.
It is essential that the candidate has a professional qualification from a recognised Accounting body (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CCAB) with substantial experience in finance related role with an INGO with essential skills and knowledge of finance related compliance requirements of institutional donors such as UN clusters. It is essential the candidate must be fluent in oral and written communication skills in English & French, it would also be desirable to speak the local language to be able to effectively fulfil the responsibilities of this role and whilst travelling throughout the country whilst performing their duties.
Closing date: 7th February 2017
*Expatriate position only.
If you agree with IR values together with our Policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and our code of conduct, then you would be an ideal candidate for Islamic Relief, who promotes equality and meritocracy. IRW will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf.
Applicants should be sympathetic to the principles of Islamic Relief
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No CVs.
Islamic Relief operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

If you are reliable, service minded, discreet, dedicated and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and mission, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us and forward the completed form to Africa.Recruitment@irworldwide.org on or before the closing date.