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Regional Financial Controller Job in Kenya - NGO

Vacancy: Regional Financial Controller

About Plan International
: Working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International’s stated Global Strategic Goal (2011-15) is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits. 

Plan aims to achieve this goal by working in partnership with others and through high performing teams whose behaviors reflect the corporate values.

The Role: The Regional Finance Department leads the financial management and accounting teams throughout the RESA region. 

Based in the Regional office, the Regional Financial Controller shall be responsible for providing oversight in annual, Budgeting, accounting, treasury, financial and internal control practices/systems at the Regional office and across the region. 

The position is also responsible for ensuring implementation of new financial systems, support to countries in financial management and related matters. 

The role further supports the Regional Finance Manager to implement global and regional financial strategies.

The Person
  • Over 5 years’ experience in international financial reporting standards; control standards and risk management techniques; 
  • professional financial and management accounting qualification (Bachelor’s degree or CPA equivalent); 
  • knowledge of the sector including strong grants management accounting and reporting; 
  • knowledge of the region and experience with local compliance regulations is necessary; 
  • staff management skills leading teams across several sites and operating in a  multidisciplinary and multicultural environments. 
  • Knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.
For a full job description and person specification, please go to
Type of Role: 3-year fixed term contract.
Reports to: Regional Finance Manager
Closing Date: 29th April 2015
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
The job title should be the subject of your email application.

Applications should be sent to:
References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy. 

Plan operates an equal opportunity policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

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