Action Against Hunger

Recruitment Campaign (Finance in A Humanitarian Context)

Action Against Hunger

Job Description

HUMANITARIAN FINANCE A major player in humanitarian aid, Action Against Hunger manages an annual budget of more than 200 million euros across 22 countries. Changing environments (in terms of emergencies and development), increasing volumes, complex operations, and evolving tools (such as a new share cost allocation methodology) require occasional support to country offices (on site or remotely). Each country office has a Finance Head of Department, a finance team in the capital and field-based finance teams. Support requests are both for strengthening current teams and for replacements. Additionally, if you are interested in longer field missions, positions open regularly. As a member of the ACF family, you will receive advanced notice of these openings. WHY JOIN ACTION AGAINST HUNGER? By joining Action Against Hunger you will become part of an international organization with humanitarian ambitions and founding principles.Your professional skills and your commitment will serve an organization recognized for its expertise in the fight against hunger; You will take part in an innovative work environment, where employees, partners and beneficiaries’ needs and ambitions are valued. You will advance your career by developing your technical and crosscutting skills. Action Against Hunger is committed to recognizing and rewarding employees’ performance and motivation. You will therefore have numerous opportunities for professional development and mobility in an international environment. WHO IS ACTION AGAINST HUNGER LOOKING FOR?
  • You have at least 2 years of professional experience in Finance (accounting and / or budget management).

  • You master donor rules and procedures (UN, European Commission, USAID, DFID, SIDA…)

  • *Y*ou have the capacity to hold trainings and to encourage capacity building

  • You are a manager who is able to build team spirit and coordinate a team

  • You know how to use Excel advanced functions

  • You are fluent in French and English

TESTIMONIES Alexandre, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Somalia Working in the Finance sector at ACF is stimulating because you hold a position with real responsibilities, including in decision-making processes, to optimize the country office’s financial management. You work in an environment that changes frequently and to which you have to be able to adapt constantly. This makes it possible to reconcile professional technical skills and personal convictions to contribute to the response to humanitarian needs. In 3 words, I would say skills, adaptation and commitment. Alain, Chad, Madagascar, Ivory Coast I started my career with ACF as a cashier and it was with great passion that I rose through the ranks. There was always a challenge for me to take on. I learned a lot within the finance department and it must be said that beyond being a humanitarian organization with strong values ​​and principles, Action Against Hunger is a real school. It is an organization that invests a lot in training, and in building its employees’ capacities in order to bring quality and innovation to its response to various humanitarian crises around the world. This is one of the major reasons why I have a strong feeling of belonging towards this organization. Working in the Finance sector at ACF is to be an essential part of the preparation and implementation of the entire response strategy in a humanitarian crisis. A member of the Finance team has a global view on the entire intervention strategy as well as on operational aspects on the ground. S.he intervenes from start to finish in the implementation of a country office’s projects, which reveals essential role within the organization.
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