African Agricultural Technology Foundation Financial Controller Jobs in Kenya

African Agricultural Technology Foundation Financial Controller Jobs in Kenya

About Africa Agricultural Technology Foundation

AATF is an international not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and promotes public/private partnerships to promote food security and enhance livelihoods of smallholder farmers in SSA.

AATF works with African governments, private and public technology owners and developers, NGOs, seed companies and African small holder farmers to identify and access technologies that address farmers’ key problems and empower them through availability of a choice of agricultural innovations that generate wealth and health for their families and communities.

AATF is a registered charity under the laws of England and Wales and has host country status with the Government of Kenya. The Foundation depends on the ongoing support and collaboration of different partners and investors to meet its objectives.

Key Responsibilities

Treasury and Risk Management

  • Engaging with the Internal Auditors and External Auditors and ensuring an effective follow through on audit and risk matters including the Risk Register

  • Reviewing all draft audit reports and taking necessary action, following up on completion, issues raised and implementation of recommendations.

  • Tracking currency risks and instituting an effective process for managing currency risks.

  • Leading key analysis and preparation of the Treasurer’s report and reports of the Foundation Risk Management Committee, taking minutes and follows up on matters arising.

    Financial Management

  • Reviewing within delegated authority the book entries covering year-end adjustments for reserves, contingencies and other major or unusual items

  • Reviewing the proposals to donors to ensure that financial matters are adequately addressed.

  • Reviewing financial reports, expenditure, variances, and donor reports.

  • Approval of procurement services, specific procurement contracts, payments, and adjustments journals within the delegation of authority matrix

  • Accurate and timely financial processing and posting of transactions.

    Reporting Internal Control Environment – Processes and Procedures

  • Establish and implement rigorous internal control systems.

  • Lead the Unit in the most cost-efficient way, ensuring that financial services meet the expectations and needs of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Review and manage procurement needs, related contracts costs, Internal/external suppliers, to ensure optimal benefit to the foundation.

  • Ensuring that the Foundation’s financial operations are conducted in accordance with Foundation policies and procedures and that both financial controls and value for money regimes are in place.

  • Analysis and development of any new system needs for the foundation.

  • Development and maintenance of the Delegation of Authority Matrix


  • Design and maintenance of the Finance Reports DASHBOARD for the Foundation and social enterprises.

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting for funding agencies, senior management, and Board of Trustees.

    Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be a seasoned professional with CPA or Chartered Accountancy certification with a Bachelor's degree in any financial field.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of non-profit accounting, business, and management principles.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in grants financial management in a non-profit setting is a must;

  • Minimum of 10 years’ Experience in International Development is preferred.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ management experience, coordination of people and resources.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; African Agricultural Technology Foundation Financial Controller Jobs in Kenya

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