Senior Program Finance Officer At World Vision

VisionFund International is financial empowerment from World Vision, a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Working together as part of World Vision – VisionFund enables impoverished households to increase their incomes and then impact communities to increase economic activity, access clean water, education and healthcare, benefit from improvements to nutrition, and provide the foundations for local economies to flourish.

For over 17 years, VisionFund has been committed to brighter futures for children where they can experience the love of Christ, building lives free of need and full of promise.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Senior Program Finance Officer, you will provide leadership on the financial systems and processes that support Fundraising and Funds Management for VisionFund. You will work closely with the North America Fundraising Manager, Regional Programme Funding Managers and report to the Global Programme Funding Director.

You will focus on ensuring that the processes in VisionFund for funding flow, financial reporting, tracking, financial management and donor compliance work effectively with a particular focus on institutional grants and philanthropic donations. You will be the key intersection point between the finance and fundraising teams and will be responsible for process improvement and ensuring that members of each team understand and implement key processes to ensure that donated funds are managed effectively.

You will also coach and support members of the finance team on the required donor requirements to support the management of financial reporting, tracking and funds flow of donated funds.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field
  • Professional Accountancy Qualification
  • 5+ years relevant working experience
  • Experience providing grant accounting in a fundraising, development or corporate sales environment including budget monitoring
  • Experience of using a variety of information systems and consolidating financial data into user-friendly formats
  • English language fluency
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 11 MARCH 2022.

VisionFund is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International and VisionFund International, please visit our website: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.