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Career with BRAC International
BRAC is an award-winning international non-governmental development organization, with the vision of a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential. BRAC is a leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes to assist poor and disadvantaged communities in low-income countries, including in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings. It is an organisation of and for the people of the Global South, pioneering new development and social enterprise approaches to equip communities to achieve prosperity. As well as being the world’s biggest NGO by number of staff and people directly reached, BRAC has regularly been ranked the number one NGO in the world by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector. BRAC retained the top spot in 2020 among the top 500 NGOs for the fifth consecutive year.
BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. It started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002, and has since reached millions of people in 11 countries in Asia and Africa. BRAC has a holistic approach to development that uses a wide array of programmes and social enterprises, including in microfinance, education, health, agriculture, gender and human rights. BRAC believes that every person has inherent potential, and when an enabling environment is created and that potential is unleashed, even the poorest can become agents of positive change in their own lives, for their families and their communities.
BRAC International (BI) is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:
FINANCE OFFICER REGIONAL OFFICE- NAIROBI
The Finance Officer actively participates in improving and maintaining project financial management systems and is aware of and adheres to BRAC’s policies, procedures, and standards in all activities she or he performs.
He/she ensures Financial Risk Management and Controls and liaise with the Finance manager in developing, enhancing and implementing sound financial policies to minimize financial risk.
From time to time, highlight changes in regulations and accounting/ financial reporting standards to ensure compliance through review of changes in the government regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
The Finance Officer performs analysis and provides management support for assigned portfolio of projects, under the direction of the Finance Manager.
To this end, he or she develops routine and ad hoc reports to ensure the regular flow of relevant and accurate financial information for decision making. With guidance from the Finance Manager, he or she also monitors budgets.
• Financial Reporting and analysis:
• Systems and Accounting
• At least three years of post-qualification professional experience in financial analysis and management with NGO and other development organizations.
• Project budget management experience and accounting familiarity.
• Extensive knowledge and experience in the International and Local donor funding environment, including financial reporting, trends and procedures.
• Demonstrated experience with complex budgets and forecasts and monthly monitoring and preparation of budget variance analysis.
• Proficiency in written and verbal communication skills in both English and Swahili
If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned Intern position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:
External candidates: Email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at [email protected]
Application deadline: 6th April 2022
BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer