Expert Finances and Processes*

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 17 Apr 2022


The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with a contract duration of two years. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be either Bonn, Germany or one of Welthungerhilfe’s Country Offices covered by the program of this mission. The position is paid according to Salary Group 8.

As Expert Finance and Processes at Welthungerhilfe, you will work as part of the Program Finance and Processing team in our Finance Unit and be responsible for a multi-country program in Africa funded by the German Federal Foreign Office. The countries covered by the program are Ethiopia, Burundi, Kenya, Niger, Somaliland, South Sudan and the Central African Republic.

Your responsibilities

  • Overall financial coordination and management of the program’s finances in accordance with internal and external regulations

  • Coordinate budget planning for the program and budget activation via FundsPro (financial management software)

  • Coordinate and ensure input and update of financial data in FundsPro

  • Prepare financial summaries and individual/consolidated budget balances including expenditure monitoring

  • Ensure timely revenue and expenditure planning (liquidity planning)

  • Quality review/assurance and preparation of aggregated internal and external financial reports

  • Contact person for the Heads of Finance of the participating country offices regarding financial issues related to the program

  • Support the Head of Project with data analysis, risk reporting and monitoring

  • Support and coordination of internal and external audits and implementation of improvement measures

  • Responsibility for Welthungerhilfe projects in Yemen as Head of Finance

Your profile

  • A university/polytechnic degree or completed commercial training in a relevant field such as accounting and/or controlling

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the financial management of programs

  • Experience in the management of projects financed by the German Federal Foreign Office

  • Several years of international experience in financial management is desirable

  • Strong ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions

  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills; good knowledge of French would be an advantage

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under “Our benefits”.

How to apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 17, 2022 by following this link. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

***Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.