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Regional Financial Controller Job in Kenya

Regional Financial Controller
WWF is one of the world’s largest conservation organizations working together with its partners to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. 

WWF’s Eastern & Southern Africa Regional Programme Office (WWF-ESARPO) operates in Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

WWF-ESARPO is currently seeking an experienced and talented professional as the Regional Financial Controller to provide effective leadership/support that ensures strong and professional financial management. 

This position will work in close collaboration and coordination with the senior management across the region to develop and implement financial/operational plans. 

The position will assist in the regular review of the financial systems in the region and implementation of agreed improvements or new applications. It will support in the capacity building of finance and administrative staff in the Country Offices.
The candidate should possess 
  • a university degree in Commerce, Business Administration or related field (an MBA or equivalent post-graduate qualification would be an advantage); 
  • Full accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA or equivalent). 
  • Ten (10) years working experience in a senior finance and administration position preferably in a major international organisation/NGO; 
  • Good knowledge of fund accounting including reporting requirements of major bi-lateral aid agencies; 
  • Hands-on knowledge of a major ERP software (such as Oracle, SAP etc) would be a distinct advantage.
The position will report to the Regional Chief Finance Officer and will be based in Nairobi with travel within the Eastern & Southern Africa Region.
Suitable candidates to apply via email through a cover letter and CV with ‘Regional Financial Controller Application” on the subject line to: Human Resources Generalist, WWF-ESARPO, not later than 24th December 2012. 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity Employer

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