Finance Coordinator DR Congo

Administration (program support)


Congo - Kinshasa








3 years min


Employee contract


For our office in Goma, DRC, the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. International Assistance, is looking for a


Finance Coordinator DRC

1 Year Contract (with possible extension)



Johanniter has been active in DRC since 1995, with a focus on North Kivu since 2008. The overall objective of Johanniter International Assistance’s Program in North Kivu, DRC, is to reduce mortality and morbidity by improving the health conditions and reducing vulnerability of IDPs and host population. Johanniter’s interventions aim to improve, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health , the provision of and access to quality primary health care and to support the improved nutrition status of children under five, pregnant and lactating women and other vulnerable people (such as elderly people, people with disability, people living with HIV/AIDS, and survivors of SGBV). Furthermore, the improved access to water, sanitation and hygiene is part of Johanniter’s DRC programme.


What you will do:

■    You will be accountable for all finance matters related to the Johanniter programs in DR Congo under direct supervision of the Head of Mission.

■    You will ensure that Johanniter’s internal guideline and financial procedures as well as Government and donor financial regulations are complied with and audit recommendations implemented.

■    You will complete monthly field accounts and prepare financial reports for donors and Head Quarter

■    It will be your task to manage bank accounts, money transfers and maintain a good cash flow

■    It will be your responsibility to prepare overhead and project budgets, budget revisions and extensions

■    Part of your job will be to ensure compliance with Johanniter’s procurement procedures, Government and donor requirements.  

■    You will supervise and train the team of Finance Assistants and support staff


What you bring:

■    University Degree in Business Administration / Accountancy or equivalent degree OR relevant work experience in a similar position

■    At least 3 years of experience in accounting, financial management in the field of humanitarian aid / development cooperation

■    Experience in working with public donors

■    Ability to write reports and work instructions

■    Working experience in DRC is a plus

■    Proficient user of accountancy and financial software

■    Excellent reporting and computer skills

■    Fluency in English and French with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of German is a plus

■    Cultural sensitivity and team competence

■    Sense of delegation and commitment to local capacity building


What we offer:

■    Fixed term contract for 1 year (possible extension)

■    Remuneration: between 42,474 € and 44,710 € annual gross salary (internal tariff and relevant previous experience).

■    Benefits: Social security provisions (lump sum 375€/month for expats not falling under German social security); rental contribution of 300 €/month; international insurance package; 29 days annual paid leave; yearly home flight (for contracts > 1 year); per diems (for international postings) for days in project country (currently 29€/day)


You will find more details about the position here:


Please note that this position is unaccompanied.


If this is what you are looking for please submit your application to (cover letter, CV, reference contacts of 3 former supervisors), and earliest start date. Only complete applications are considered.


Deadline for applications: 05 December 2019.


Interviews are planned for 11 -13 December 2019.


Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Johanniter requires background checks (criminal record, reference checks) to protect the vulnerable and prevent abuse. 

Due to the urgency to fill this position, we will start shortlisting before the closing date.Information regarding the privacy policy for Applications:




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