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Financial Controller at Light for the World Kenya


Accounting, Auditing & Finance

KES Confidential
2 weeks ago

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Job Description

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Light for the World is an international disability and development NGO aiming at an inclusive society. The organisation currently supports more than projects in 20 countries and 2 regions throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania dedicated to the restoration of eyesight, prevention of blindness, rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, inclusive education and promotion of their human rights.

Your tasks

You are leading on the further development of organization-wide financial processes in alignment with other teams to improve efficiency (incl. HR Controlling Processes, Management and Board Report) You prepare monthly and quarterly reports and conduct variance analysis to feed into management and board reports and support financial decision making You guide cost centre responsible in different countries in quarterly financial planning & monitoring and conduct respective trainings You further develop templates and reports in our financial monitoring system to ensure automatized and targeted reporting You are responsible to conduct the necessary analysis and standardize unit costs for all our countries You conduct capacity strengthening activities, through trainings and one to one session with respective colleagues. You will collaborate with an amazing group of colleagues, other teams, departments and our country offices in the South.

Your profile

You hold a diploma in financial management, controlling or a related field and bring professional experience in these areas You bring a strong analytical mindset to perform data analysis and a strong ability to graphically present data and financial figures. Working with accounting databases (e.g. Quickbooks and/or BMD) or planning software is no challenge for you, and you have a good knowledge in excel Your excellent English skills will support you working in an international environment (German is of great advantage, other languages, e.g. French or Portuguese are an asset) You are proactive, solution-oriented and eager to grow and make things work. Your intercultural communication skills and your motivation round up your profile. You are passionate about development cooperation and committed to Light for the World’s mandate and values.

Our offer

You join a highly motivated team, appreciating your experience and eager to jointly shape Light for the World’s monitoring and steering mechanisms. We are offering an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an international development organization with strong expertise and a growing profile. We are committed to giving our colleagues space to explore new directions, test new ideas and to excel as individuals through and with their team. We emphasize a good work-life-balance, have flexible working hours and Home-Office opportunity. We are a professional team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas. We believe that learning from mistakes is an important way of developing and put emphasis on our culture of learning.

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