Finance Officer (Funding/Lender Management)

  • Full Time
  • Arusha
  • Applications have closed

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.


Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Key Responsibilities:



Today’s Date

26 February2024

Job Title(HR Role)

Finance Officer (Funding/Lender Management)

Manager’s Title

Chief Finance Officer





Creating and Maintaining Quality Relationships with Lenders through-out Lender Management Cycle

Grant Management


Specific Tasks of the Role

  • Create Pipelines and Establishing Contacts with Potential Lenders/Funders for VFT MFB
  • Coordinating Initial Engagements to Introduce Lenders/Funders to VFT MFB
  • Maintaining Monthly Updates of VFT MFB Profile for Potential Lenders/Funders Consumption
  • Coordinating and Disseminating Information needed for Due Diligence Exercises
  • Maintaining all Paperwork Relating to Lenders and Loans
  • Work with Lenders and VFT MFBs banks to ensure complete registration of all loans as per Central Bank Requirements
  • Engage with Lenders on the Technical Assistance Opportunities that VFT MFB may benefit from
  • Preparing Monthly Foreign Debts Reports required by the Central Bank
  • Ensure Compliance with Local Tax Laws and Regulations with respect to Foreign Debts
  • Preparing Reports in the Format and Frequency Required by Lenders
  • Maintaining a Current Covenants Compliance Report for Management Consumption
  • Maintain Repayment Calendar/Schedule for all the loans, put the Finance Manager in the loop to ensure availability of funds for loan repayments
  • Monthly Reconciliation Between Loan Interest Accrual Schedules and Accounts Records Maintained in the System
  • Work in collaboration with Head Office Accountant to ensure Compliance with Grant MoUs (Conditions and Reporting Requirements)
  • Any Other Duties as will be assigned by Supervisor

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

List academic, technical skills or other knowledge required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  • Must have a General Understanding of Microfinance Industry and/or banking
  • Very good in communication skills both Spoken and written
  • Finance/Accounting Background
  • Very good analytical & reporting skills
  • Good Understanding of local regulatory requirements especially around Foreign Debts

List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  • Proficient in Microsoft office application
  • Model and demonstrate effective Christian Leadership and Devotions.



Achieving Capabilities:

Achieving quality results & service. Practicing accountability & integrity. Communicating information effectively.

Proven ability to prepare and report various deliverables on time

Thinking Capabilities: Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly. Understanding the Microfinance industry

Proven problem solver who shows both leadership and delegating skills

Self-Managing Capabilities:

< >Must be a God fearing individual, ready to adhere to Christian Values ·Learning for growth and development. Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness.

Continually improving and developing new skill

Relational Capabilities: Building collaborative relationships. Practicing gender and cultural diversity. Influencing individuals and groups.

Able to develop strong with other stakeholders in the banking industry WV relationships


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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