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Finance Systems Manager Job at GiveDirectly


Job Title: Finance Systems Manager

Location: Fully remote, based in Africa (preferably in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Morocco, or Liberia)

Job Type: Full-time

About Us:

GiveDirectly is a nonprofit organization that provides cash grants directly to people living in extreme poverty. We have raised over $1B, delivered cash to over 1.5 million recipients, and launched operations in 15 countries.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Finance Systems Manager to own and manage our finance tech systems, provide user support, and ensure trusted financial data. The ideal candidate will have exceptional alignment with our values, 4+ years of relevant experience, and expertise in accounting software, IT security, and financial reporting.


  • Own and manage finance tech systems, including accounting, expenses, timesheets, and payments
  • Lead development of finance tech systems strategy and implement initiatives
  • Provide user support and training to users across the organization
  •  Ensure trusted financial data and uphold data quality contracts


  • 4+ years of relevant experience in financial systems management, accounting/finance, or IT systems
  • Knowledge of IT security best practices and secure configuration of cloud-based software tools
  • Deep expertise with accounting software (Sage Intacct a bonus)
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting standards
  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and financial modeling
  • Deep expertise with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets
  • Strong initiative and ability to drive process improvements
  • High attention to detail and high-quality customer service
  • Systematic approach to troubleshooting technical problems
  •  Strong project management experience
  •  Ability to communicate technical concepts to various stakeholders


  •  Annual base salary: $61,900 (Kenya) or estimated salary benchmark for the country you are based in
  • Bonus: eligible for a bonus based on performance
  •  Benefits: comprehensive benefits package

How to Apply:

Click the link below to apply. Please include your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or licenses.

Application Link:



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