Temporary Finance Officer – Compliance Support

African Christian Health Association Platform

The Africa Christian Health Associations Platform (ACHAP) is a regional organization of Christian Health Associations and networks covering several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa established through a declaration of commitment by the 3rd Africa Christian Health Associations Biennial Conference held in Bagamoyo, Tanzania in January 2007. ACHAP brings together more than 40 national level faith-based networks providing services in 32 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to share resources, establish technical working groups (TWGs), and provide ongoing training and technical assistance (TA) to its members. In addition, governments see ACHAP members as critical players and, in many African countries, partner with them to provide health support services, even to government facilities.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a Temporary Finance Officer to join our team and provide crucial support in ensuring compliance with financial procedures and documentation. The primary responsibility will be to review support documentation related to payments and identify areas of inadequacy. The candidate will collaborate with sub-grantees to address documentation gaps, ensuring a comprehensive and compliant financial record. This position is vital in preparing for upcoming audits.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Review support documentation associated with payments for accuracy and compliance.

2. Identify and communicate inadequacies in documentation to sub-grantees.

3. Collaborate with sub-grantees to obtain missing or incomplete documentation promptly.

4. Maintain accurate records of documentation status and communication with sub-grantees.

5. Assist in the preparation of financial data for upcoming audits.

6. Provide support in implementing financial compliance best practices.


1. Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.

2. Proven experience in financial roles, with a focus on compliance and documentation.

3. Experience working with donor funding and sub grantees.

3. Familiarity with audit processes and requirements.

4. Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

6. Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

7. Experience of setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems, developing, and implementing relevant tools


This is a temporary position with an expected duration of 3 months starting January 2024. The role may be extended based on project needs.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to [email protected] with subject “Temporary FO.

Deadline for Application: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Deadline: 31 Dec 2023