BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the BBC.Â BBC Media Action uses media and communication to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries.Â Our work in Zambia currently falls into two main thematic areas:Â governance and ...
Skills and Qualifications
BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the BBC.Â BBC Media Action uses media and communication to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries.Â Our work in Zambia currently falls into two main thematic areas:Â governance and health. We are currently looking to recruit aÂ Finance Officer forÂ the Sexual Gender Based Violence Project (Natwampane Project) funded by the EU.Â Â Please note thatÂ the position involves extensive travel within Zambia. Â Â The positionÂ is based in Kasama.
Overall Purpose of the Job:Â Â Responsible for providing support to all finance and administration functions including the management of grants for the project.
Required knowledge, skills and experience
A minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a qualified accountant. Be an Affiliate Member of the relevant professional Body. Experience of working within the NGO sector and managing project budgets essential. Must have experience of managing subgrants. Excellent skills in forecasting, financial reporting and managing audits. Must have experience of standard procurement procedures. Experience of working with EU budgets and EU compliance is an advantage. A valid driving license strongly preferred.
Application procedure:Â Applicants should send a motivational letter and CV inÂ one documentÂ which clearly states theÂ applicantâ€™s nameÂ and theÂ position being applied forÂ in the subject line. Do not send certificates at this stage. The deadline for submitting applications is the 20thÂ September 2019. Only email applications will be accepted. Interviews scheduled for end of end of September/early October. Start date shortly thereafter.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please submit applications to:Â Â email@example.com