Finance Officer/Manager for DRC-based project

The finance person will join the FPP UK finance team and will be responsible for the financial management of a grant from the Swedish Development Agency. You will either be based in our offices in Moreton in Marsh or in the office in Kinshasa in the DRC with frequent travel expected between the two countries. You will work closely with FPP’s technical and policy staff in DRC and the finance staff based in the UK, providing the financial input needed to complete this project. You will liaise with project partners in DRC regarding management and accounting of project funds transferred to them, and will play a role in financial training of partners to meet donor requirements. You will also be responsible for the preparation of accounts for auditing, and donor reporting.

We are looking for a well-organised, self-motivated person with strong bookkeeping and financial management skills. You will preferably hold a professional accounting qualification. You must enjoy working as part of a team and preferably have experience of working with an international non-governmental organisation. You are able to prioritize your own workload, meet deadlines and respond flexibly to unforeseen events. You must be able to maintain good communications with colleagues at a distance. Fluency in French and English essential.

This is a full-time, fixed term contract until 31 October 2018, based at FPP’s offices either in Moreton-in-Marsh, UK or Kinshasa, DRC

We are looking for someone as soon as possible and applications will be reviewed on receipt.