Programme Finance Officer - CBM

Programme Finance Officer - CBM

Salary: £24,197.08

Location: CBMUK office is currently in Oakington, Cambridge, moving to Mercers Row, Newmarket Road, Cambridge, in the first quarter. Alternatively, the post holder can be based in Edinburgh where two Programme Managers are currently based.

About the Organisation 

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM's work is founded on the core values inherited from their founder, Pastor Ernst Jakob Christoffel. Their core values underpin the way in which we behave and go about our purpose. They are clearly expressed through our thinking, behaviour and decision making - together, they establish our working culture.

  • Christianity - CBM aspire to follow the teachings of Jesus.

  • Internationalism - CBM are an international organisation.
  • Professionalism - CBM aim for quality in what we do.
  • Integrity - CBM are good stewards of our resources.
  • Communication - CBM communicate honestly and respectfully.
  • Inclusion - CBM promote and practise inclusion. The physical environment, legislation, communication facilities and our thinking and attitudes all have the potential to exclude and isolate individuals or groups from mainstream society. CBM will endeavour both within the organisation and externally to identify barriers, and implement solutions which lead to a more inclusive society.

About the Role 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in reviewing/completing quarterly/bi annual/annual reports from CBM Country Offices and affiliates in a timely manner. Ensure that these are prepared according to CBM and donor guidelines
  • Work closely with finance staff in the field, monitor compliance with established CBMUK procedures and with donor rules and regulations, conducted remotely or during site visits. Make recommendations and help to ensure that these are in place
  • Conduct audits of projects and affiliates, as necessary
  • Review and validate financial records and reports of partners and affiliates, as required
  • Liaise with financial staff and non-finance managers. Identify, investigate and report on problem areas or delays, where possible
  • Track auditing of partners and country offices and review external audit of country offices and projects, as required
  • Ensure adequate application of CBM administrative procedures and application of internal control procedures to safeguard project assets
  • Monitor financial positions, burn and transfer rates of projects and provide analysis and/or feedback where required i. Produce ad-hoc reports, reconciliations and analyses and reply promptly to enquiries from the Programme Department and management
  • Support the Programme Finance Manager in the preparation of the annual budget and Programme focal points with project’s budgets
  • Assist the Programme Finance Manager and the wider Programme Department in the revision, development and implementation of new/revised work methods, procedures and systems
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

How to Apply 

Application forms can be downloaded from: Your completed form and CV should be emailed to Trena Battams Alternatively, you can post your application to: Trena Battams—Office Manager CBM UK Oakington Business Park Dry Drayton Road Oakington Cambridge CB24 3DQ Should you have any questions or wish to discuss your application further please contact:- Trena Battams on 01223 484700 or

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