Action Africa Help - International Finance & Administration Director Jobs in Kenya

Action Africa Help - International Finance & Administration Director Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • Provide finance and administration leadership for AAH-I to ensure standards of excellence through financial management, accountability and integrity.
  • To guide and enable the HQ/Country Offices, with a focus on ensuring accountability, capacity building of finance staff, coordination of budget and planning processes and review of financial strategies for AAH-I that best serve strategic and program objectives.
  • Promote an environment of integration, innovation, empowerment and responsible stewardship throughout AAH-I.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Business Admin,
  • Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA (K) or equivalent certification
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in similar position preferably in an INGO.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls
  • Knowledge of and experience with donor and government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements.
  • Senior leadership experience in strategic financial and operational management

    Expected Outcomes

  • Financial systems of the organisation are well developed, implemented and monitored to reduce risk exposure and compliance to both organisational and statutory regulations.
  • Organisational cash flow statements, budget adherence and audit gap closure statements prepared and submitted to the Executive Director and the Board for review.
  • Organisational annual budgets are prepared in time for review and approval by the Board and a suitable monitoring process developed and implemented.
  • Relationships between the organisation and the bankers, external auditors and other financial service providers developed
    and maintained.
  • Procedures governing the engagement of external financial service providers are developed and periodically reviewed to ensure value for organisational resources
  • Functional polices and strategies for finance; administration; procurement and IT developed and implemented.
  • Donor contract requirements are adhered to and timely reporting is done as per agreements.
  • Compliance to policies is monitored and controls put in place to mitigate risk.
  • Directors and managers are provided with regular and appropriate financial reports that facilitate decision making.
  • See the complete job description.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates should email application letter and CV (with 3 referees) addressed to to be received by 15th February, 2019. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for.
  • AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.

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