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VillageReach is seeking a Financial Analyst serving as a process management position that supports financial planning and analysis functions for VillageReach, reporting to the CFO. The position partners and supports geographic and team leaders to achieve positive program results by helping grow viable and sustainable programs. The Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting planning and forecasting, conducting in depth analyses of all revenue and cost sources, and analyzing and reporting on the causes of variances to plan or forecasts. The Financial Analyst assists in deploying management cost accounting techniques and supports the management of indirect costs within Federal guidelines. This position will be located in Sub-Saharan Africa with preference to countries where VillageReach currently has staff: Malawi, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, or Zambia.

Education ... Experience:
• A degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field. (CA, CFA CPA) a plus.
• 4-6 years of experience in financial and strategic planning functions.
• Technical expert in U.S. GAAP for nonprofits is a plus
• Proven experience as a Financial Analyst, preferably in a decentralized or global organization
• Familiarity with not-for-profit accounting principles.
• Systems Implementation experience preferred.

Other qualifications
• Experience in long range planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial statement analysis and accounting, financial planning and analysis is required.
• Government grant and contract revenue and cost modeling
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, able to analyze raw data, draw conclusions and develop actionable and strategic recommendations.
• Technically savvy individual who understands systems and can communicate financial processes and requirements in easily understood language
• Strong technical and financial knowledge, including experience creating complex financial models and efficiently communicating results to inform sound strategic and tactical decisions.
• Ability to comprehend both the big picture, pay attention to details, and work with minimal direction in a fast- paced environment.
• Experience developing, evaluating, managing, and monitoring business plans.
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to extract appropriate data to convey financial results through the use of supporting tables, graphs, and other visual representations.
• Strong interpersonal, customer service, and team-oriented skills are a must.
• Demonstrated interest in, knowledge of, and experience with a broad range of functional areas including information technology and software development.
• Experience using PowerBI to create visualizations and analysis preferred.
• Excellent software skills with Microsoft Office applications. Ability to quickly learn new software modules.
• Demonstrated cultural competency in partnering with racial, cultural and linguistically diverse groups.
• Demonstrated understanding of challenges with working in rural, underserved and low-income context; experience living in and/or working in a low-income country a plus.
• Ability to travel to country offices in Sub-Saharan Africa on an annual or semi-annual basis.
• Comply with VillageReach policies, including COVID-19 vaccine policy.
• Available for early evening meetings with Africa colleagues in US.

Application information

This is an immediate hire and therefore resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled. This position can be located in any of VillageReach current locations in Sub-Saharan Africa. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to our online portal:

Hiring process
• The hiring process will include the following steps:
• Review submitted applications
• Conduct 20-30 minute screening interviews for shortlisted candidates
• Conduct skills and value-based interviews for 3-5 candidates.
• Request that top candidates submit a practical assessment (designed to take no more than two hours to complete). Sometimes the assignment will occur before the interview.
• Conduct final interview if necessary

How To Apply
Nairobi Kenya


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