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Senior Regional Accountant- ECA Region

  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Tearfund profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



We are looking for a professionally qualified accountant having work experience in the non-government sector, who has expertise in managing financial accounts and systems, developing and managing budget and institutional funding to fill in the role of Senior Regional Accountant. The candidate should have the knowledge on the procedure of submission of accounting statements and reports as required.

This role will ensure strategic, first class and customer-focused accounting business partnering support is delivered to the East and Central Africa region where Tearfund works.

Do you have experience of:

  • overseeing organisational finance compliance?
  • supporting programme teams in project design and management?
  • capacity building, experience of working with accounting software and online systems?
  • budgeting, budget management and donor financial reporting?

Do you have ability to:

  • communicate complex financial data to non-finance staff?
  • work under your own initiative and make decisions within a clear systems framework?
  • work cross-culturally and build relationships with staff across multiple locations?

Are you:

  • a certified accountant with an ACCA?
  • a strategic thinker?
  • a committed Christian with a personal relationship with God and will be committed to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs?
  • willing and able to travel approx 35% of the time?

Do you have:

  • excellent English communication skills (verbal & written)?
  • organised strong administrative skills?

Do you share in Tearfund’s vision to see all people freed from poverty, living transformed lives, and reaching their God-given potential?

Then we’d love to hear from you.

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.

The role will be based in DRC, South Sudan, CAR, Burundi, Rwanda or Ethiopia and the successful candidate must have the right to travel to and work in these countries.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.


How to apply


Deadline: 7 Feb 2024

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