Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid has a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe that vision can become a reality. We are striving to bring lasting change to the lives of the poorest communities. We work wherever there is great need, helping people to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion, caste or creed. If you’re passionate about positive change across the world especially Malawi, then the job below might be for you.
About the role
Christian Aid is looking for Finance Analyst. The holder will support Christian Aid programme staff to understand and apply both Christian Aid’s and institutional donors’ financial policies and procedures and contractual requirements. The role will be responsible for working with partner organisation to assist in programme financial management and compliance. The role is also responsible for financial capacity building of partners through training, mentoring and support .
The role supports financial budgeting and reporting by partners. It is responsible for ensuring effective implementation of relevant institutional donor programmes and providing capacity building on financial accounting and management. This includes supporting partners to keep financial records and produce financial reports in compliance with donor policies and procedures
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.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Communicate Effectively :
Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect
• What was the context?
• What did you have to do?
• What did you say and how?
• What was the result? If you were successful, how did you know?
Please tell us about a time when you were able to take action to end or reduce the inefficient use of resources
• What was the context?
• What was expected of you?
• What action(s) did you take?
• What was the impact of your actions? In what way(s) were you successful?
Deliver Results : Please give us an example of a time when you had to say no to another colleague or team because of other priorities while acknowledging their needs
• What was the situation? What were the competing priorities?
• What was your task?
• What action(s) did you take? What was the effect of you saying no?
• What was the outcome(s)? What did you learn from the experience?