ChildFund International Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Kenya
ChildFund International Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in KenyaSummary The role of the Finance & Administration Manager (FAM) is it to provide leadership and guidance to the Financial Management and Accounting unit of the USAID grant.
The FAM is also the custodian of financial management policies and procedures that ensure effective and efficient use of grant resources.
This position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Manage daily operations and monitor the grants financial transactions to ensure that these are in line with fund accounting policies.
Ensure that all financial operations are carried out in accordance with grants policies and required local standards
Analyze financial data on a monthly basis; track key indicators and timelines. Provide written or verbal analysis to stakeholders such as management and staff as required.
Ensure all required statutory reports are filed with respective authorities (corporate income tax, charity commission, annual report, etc.)
Analyze, verify and review proposal budgets to ensure donor compliance and reasonableness.
Coordinate proposal review process and ensure compliance with solicitations and donor regulations
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of donor rules and regulations and ensure compliance
Track expenditure of all grants and projects and prepare timely financial reports for internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure that all grant documentation is maintained according to donor standards and donor regulations
Review all payment requests to ensure that they meet the standards of allowable, allocable and reasonable; manage grantee budgets so that they do not exceed allowable amounts.
Directly manage the development, documentation, implementation, and monitoring of internal control processes that are in line with USAID grant and organizational finance policies.
Support all internal and external audits ensuring the timely implementation of all audit recommendations.
Own managerial oversight over the procurement process in ensuring that all procurements for the grant meets the standard of prudence, cost, accountability and fairness.
Support the Country Director, Chief of party and management team on governance, strategy and regulatory compliance issues.
A graduate degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a relevant field, OR a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a relevant field and two years of work experience (in addition to the four years of experience required below)
Four years of experience in a supervisory role managing finance and administration of a donor funded activity
Skills and Experience
Experience cultivating relationships and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders including youth, government ministries and officials, NGOs and donors, evaluators, and community-based institutions, preferably in Kenya.
Demonstrated experience with, understanding of, and commitment to positive youth development and gender equality approaches and strategies around livelihoods and well-being, particularly for adolescent girls and young women.
Demonstrated experience with facilitative and partnership approaches, to include youth, higher education institutions, government, and the private sector.
Technical experience in education development and research and a strong understanding of higher education institutions and community development.
Demonstrated achievement in advancing innovation, scale, and sustainability
Demonstrated commitment to collaborating, learning, and adaptive management
Significant experience in designing and facilitating interactive meetings and workshops
ChildFund International is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children.
Disclaimer This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications to
KenyaHR@childfund.org to reach us not later than Friday, 17th January 2020;
Human Resources Director
P.O. Box 14038-00800,
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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