Regional Project Finance Coordinator At Danish Refugee Council

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Regional Project Finance Coordinator

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Career category: Administration/Finance
  • Hiring Organization: Danish Refugee Council
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of international practical experience in financial management
  • Deadline: April 25, 2024
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is seeking a highly skilled Regional Project Finance Coordinator to provide financial management support and guidance to its project team in the East Africa & Great Lakes region.

About the Job:

As the Finance Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring compliance with financial procedures and guidelines within the regional area. Your responsibilities will include supporting financial management capacity building, providing technical support to the finance team, and ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting.

Your main duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of financial management capacity building of staff.
  • Provide technical support and advice to the Finance team.
  • Reinforce existing procedures and systems for financial management and control.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant statutory and donor requirements.
  • Prepare financial reports for donors and internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain budgetary control and monitor funding levels.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager on key financial issues and budgeting.
  • Prepare for local audits and ensure all documentation is in order.
  • Contribute to the development of proposals with regards to budgeting.

About you:

To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of international practical experience in financial management.
  • Proven experience in managing large budgets.
  • Competence in providing technical guidance and training.
  • Experience working with relevant donors and government authorities.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.
  • Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration.
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We offer:

  • Contract length: 1 year, with the possibility of extension depending on funding and performance.
  • Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for National staff in Kenya.

How to Apply:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through the application portal.

Application Deadline:

April 25, 2024


Regional Project Finance Coordinator At Danish Refugee Council

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