Corus International
  • International Programs
  • DSM, Dar es Salaam, TZA
  • Salary
  • Regular Full -Time
  • EastAfrica

Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, 100% employer paid Vision insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible work schedules and so much more!

About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 800 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives.

At Corus we believe that good only grows stronger and we reflect that belief in our workplace culture. We value every employee's specialized area of expertise and nurture professional growth. We promote an engaging and supportive work environment, where employees feel enabled and driven to innovate, learn and collaborate. And because our subsidiaries often function as partners, our employees have the opportunity to work across our enterprise family.

Corus is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our worldwide workplace, and we believe that social justice and respect for the human dignity of every person are fundamental to all we do as an organization.

Further details about the organization can be found at:

What you'll do: You will be responsible for the financial and administrative performance of country programs in their designated region through supervision of Country Finance and Administration Officers and Managers (CFAO/Ms) and Country Finance Directors (CFDs). They ensure the accurate setup of financial systems, ensure internal financial controls, guide financial risk management, monitor financial compliance, support business development and grants management, and verify production of accurate financial budgets and reports - all in alignment with standard accounting practices, internal policies and procedures, local regulations, and donor rules and regulations. You will work closely with Country Directors and CFAO/Ms and CFDs, as well as the headquarters staff with operations responsibilities, to ensure the business aspect of operations is managed properly.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya or Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

About The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be proactive and readily adapt to a dynamic set of roles and responsibilities as they effectively coach/mentor our country finance and administrative staff to achieve their best while ensuring diligent stewardship of organizational and donor resources within the East Africa portfolio.


  • A minimum of ten (10) years demonstrated experience in public accounting, auditing, and office administration, in the INGO sector. At least three (3) years of supervisory experience required.
  • Experience working in financial and grants management in at least one the countries in the region (Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda). Regional management experience preferred.
  • Experience developing multimillion-dollar proposals for restricted funding sources (US and other national government aid programs, multi-lateral agencies, foundations).
  • Three (3) or more years of experience implementing or overseeing financial and administrative aspects of multi-year, high value institutional donor funded programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. government funding rules and regulations, cooperative agreements and contracts. Other bi-lateral donor rules and regulations a plus.
  • Proficiency in using accounting, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and web browser software. Experience in the effective use and management of Quick Books or MIP a major advantage.
  • Experience providing capacity building, conducting financial reviews/monitoring of country offices and partner organizations (NGOs, CBOs), and overseeing corrective action plans.
  • Ability to be accurate and attentive to detail in project accounting, tracking and monitoring, writing, editing, typing and filing.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and carry out multiple tasks efficiently under pressure and with little supervision; ability to accept supervision.
  • Highly developed analytical and communication skills, and ability to assimilate and process information for wide-ranging audiences.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people in multicultural, team-oriented environment.
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English. Additional language(s) spoken in the region a plus.
  • Authorization to work legally in Kenya or Tanzania

Why You Should Apply: Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, 100% employer paid Vision insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible work schedules and so much more!

Call to action:

Are you interested in being an important part of our East Africa team? Apply for immediate consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

Corus International prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by U.S. or International law.

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