Water Mission is hiring a
This position is located in Turkana. We are accepting applications through September 8, 2023.
Who is Water Mission?
Water Mission is a Christian engineering nonprofit that builds sustainable, safe water solutions for people in developing countries, refugee camps, and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has served more than 8 million people in 59 countries, sharing safe water and the message of God’s love. Water Mission’s global headquarters is in North Charleston, SC, and the organization has more than 450 staff members based in Africa; Asia; North, South, and Central America; and the Caribbean. Charity Navigator has awarded Water Mission it's top four-star rating 15 years in a row, a distinction shared by only 1% of the charities rated by the organization. Working at Water Mission is as much a calling as it is a career, and we are searching for people with the courage, passion, and drive to help us change the world. Read more about our Statement of Faith and Christian Mission.
What is the opportunity?
The Regional Finance Officer will report to the Finance Manager. The position will oversee the Accounting, Procurement and Logistics functions within the region, following established standards and procedures. This position requires abilities to plan, develop, organize, direct, and coordinate a range of activities related to the office. These are two positions; one will be based in Makueni and another in Turkana. The position will supervise the location-based Procurement and Logistics Officers.
A successful Regional Finance Officer will:
Align with Water Mission’s Statement of Faith and core values of Love, Excellence, and Integrity.
Maintain a strong Christian witness and model servant leadership to colleagues, partners, the communities we serve, and the public.
Engage and participate in prayer before and after team meetings.
Lead and participate in biblically based staff devotions.
Have a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
What is required?
Alignment with Water Mission’s Statement of Faith and core values of Love, Excellence, and Integrity.
Impeccable level of integrity in handling funds in an accountable and transparent manner.
University degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
ACCA / CPA (K), registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
In-depth experience in all Accounting and Financial management areas with strong technical knowledge of International (GAAP, IPSAS), local financial reporting standards, and compliances.
At least four years of experience in financial management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including articulating ideas and feedback constructively.
Advanced skills with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint) and familiarity with financial and accounting information systems.
A knowledge of leadership, mentoring, management, analytical and organizational skills demonstrated by the ability to work independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage various activities with attention to detail.
Understanding the principles of adequate documentation and audit and the procedures necessary to ensure audit compliance.
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent project management skills.
Excellent relationship and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team.
Commitment to ending the global water crisis.
Authorization to work in Kenya without sponsorship.