We are looking for a Finance Manager for a two year fixed term contract to work in Zambia. Reporting to the Country Director or lead Country Representative, you will have a strong track record of field management in a developing country, preferably in Africa.
You will manage the financial accounting, reporting and control activities and ensure they are carried out efficiently, effectively and in line with best practice.
You will be responsible for the maintenance of accurate financial records, for the integrity of the accounting system and for compliance with regulatory requirements with regard to accounting records and reporting. In addition, you will have responsibility for managing the procurement processes and to manage all human resource issues in relation to local staff.
You will be required to demonstrate experience in a similar role in a non-profit organisation and have good computer skills, including familiarity with financial software packages and advanced user level spreadsheets experience. Knowledge of SAGE50 would be an advantage.
You will have previous experience of leading a team, have excellent communication and people skills, be flexible and capable of working with a multinational country team. You will need to have analytical and conceptual skills to plan project budgets and be able to exercise initiative and sound judgment to successfully accomplish the requirements of this role.
If you are a qualified accountant and (it is essential you have a minimum of two years post-qualification experience) you would like to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children across the world, we’d love to hear from you.
Closing date: 28 July 2014
Interview date: Week beginning 18 August 2014
By contributing to the work of Mary’s Meals, you will become part of a worldwide movement of people who will not accept that any child in this world of plenty should endure a day without a meal.
To apply, send your CV and a detailed covering letter in support of your application – outlining what attracts you to Mary’s Meals and this post in particular – to: email@example.com