Program Finance Officer job at Christian Blind Mission
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Vacancy title:
Program Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Christian Blind Mission

Deadline of this Job:
07 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, December 24, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Program Finance Officer
1. About CBM
Christian Blind Mission is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.
2. Core Purpose
Responsible for administering efficient and effective finance and operations management of CBM Zambia Projects. Work with partners and ensure consistent application of accounting principles and standards, observing CBM controls, timelines and compliance with regulatory requirements, tax policies and procedures.
3. Responsibilities:
• Monitor Progress of CBM project implementation according to planned budgets and activities
• Monitor program activities according to the requirements of international donors (i.e. BMZ, Scottish Government etc.)
• Provide training on financial administration to CBM’s partners/projects when required
• Maintain communication with project partners regarding programmatic/financial matters
• Effectively supervise the management of assets recording, stocks and inventory of projects at Project level
• Ensure efficient and effective finance and operations practices for the CBM Zambia Projects and Partners
• Ensuring that the Partners submit timely and quality Project Progress
• Ensure partners receive their project funds in good time
• Reports as per agreed reporting schedule, annual audit and financial statement reports.
• Monitor partners accounting systems and records, and ensure reliability and integrity of financial management information systems, documentation and reports.
• Support projects with setting up bank accounts as per CBM guidelines.
• Ensure that internal control procedures and donor regulations are adhered to for all cash and bank disbursements, receipts, transfers and include appropriate backup of supporting documentation.
• To assist in creating, revising, updating and participate in monitoring financial related policies and procedures as directed by the Finance Manager and Regional Hub Finance, Operations & Administration.
• Support Partners with any budget changes that may occur during the duration of the project as directed by the Finance Manager
4. Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience
• Degree in Finance, and Accounting, or any other Finance related qualification
• Professional qualifications in accounting will be an advantage (CPA, ACCA, CIMA)
• Certified member of ZICA
• A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in similar field, particularly with international NGOs or international development organization
• Perform all tasks in a confidential manner
• English (professional proficiency)
• Local language is an added advantage (nyanja, bemba, tonga)
• Advanced skills with MS Office
• Familiar with accounting software packages
• Knowledge in MS Navision and MS Share-point solutions an advantage
The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy. CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
If interested in this role, please send your CV and cover letter to cc
Application deadline: 7th January 2022.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 January 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 24-12-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-12-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-12-2065
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