One Acre Fund Grants Finance Specialist Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Grants Finance Specialist Jobs in Kenya


  • The Finance Advisory Services (FAS) team is made up of in-country analysts that are the trusted advisors to country leadership teams in the area of financial planning, accounting and sustainability as well as global support analysts who lead the org-wide budgeting, strategic planning, and reporting functions.

  • The Grants Finance team sits within FAS and works with both our finance and fundraising teams to support our $70M+ annual portfolio of grants.

  • This entails: creation of grant project budgets, facilitation of grant reporting and compliance, as well as our internal fundraising projections and data-driven strategy.

    Responsibilities

  • This role will be responsible for supporting grants finance with a focus on grant database management and grants reporting.

    In particular:

  • Creating, updating and maintaining grant information (restrictions, payment schedules, projected revenue, etc) in our database system (Salesforce)

  • Preparing donor budget reports and reporting to both internal and external stakeholders on grant spend vs budget

  • Ensuring donor requirements are identified, coordinated with program leads, and met according to donor compliance demands

  • Liaising with the fundraising team to keep key internal stakeholders informed on grant progress and compliance

  • Improving our current grant tracking systems and databases in order to further automate and simplify our ability to report accurately and on time

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.

  • You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on
    your performance.

  • We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals.

  • You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

  • We are seeking an exceptional professional with experience in financial grants management and/or financial data and systems work, and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission.

    Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Strong educational background with at least 2-3 year work experience; Bachelor’s in Business/Finance/ International development preferred

  • Experience in grants management or systems/database management, particularly in the financial sector

  • Proven experience with client management systems e.g CRM, Salesforce

  • Advanced Excel and data analysis skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning and openness to feedback

  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

  • Attention to detail

  • Great time management skills

  • Language English

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Grants Finance Specialist Jobs in Kenya


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