Africa Christian Health Associations Platform (ACHAP) – Project Finance Officer.

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Job Summary

The Finance Officer is responsible for providing financial support to ACHAP Afya project to ensure the smooth running of the financial management of the project. This includes handling day to day financial operations with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to ACHAP and donor financial policies. S/he will implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of the project’s financial operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or professional qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business Studies, Auditing, Economics or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in NGO sector in finance
  • Experience of managing USG/USAID grants/contracts and from other institutional donors
  • Ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures to other staff
  • Good understanding and experience of working with proposals and contracts from institutional donors
  • Knowledge and experience in use of accounting systems especially Sage.
  • Experience of setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems, developing and implementing relevant tools
  • Strong financial skills encompassing proposal budgeting, income tracking, budget monitoring and financial reporting
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial reporting, review and analysis
  • Understanding and participating in donor financial compliance audits

These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of ACHAP and used by the Project Finance Officer to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results:

Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and in teams and counterparts in other agencies and organizations
  • Ability to transfer skills and knowledge through, training, mentorship and accompaniment
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Excellent written, oral communication
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Demonstrated ability foster integration in programming approach



How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications to: indicating position they are applying for on the subject of the email. Closing date: 18th September 2020




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