PATH Manager - Financial Planning and Analysis Jobs in Kenya

PATH Manager - Financial Planning and Analysis Jobs in Kenya

  • PATH’s Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team is seeking a Manager who is responsible for driving much of the day-to-day activities and responsibilities related to supporting division/team level financial reporting, analysis, modeling, forecasting, and budgeting.

  • This position will be the principal resource to provide meaningful analytics to support business needs, including analysis of monthly results to some specific divisional areas.

  • The Manager is also responsible for supporting institution level financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis on a monthly and quarterly basis.

  • This position reports to the FP&A Senior Finance Manager.


  • Develop strong working knowledge of the divisions supported, and proactively partner and advise division Vice Presidents and other leaders on financial issues.

  • Drive the development of team and/or division level annual budgets, working in conjunction with division and team leaders. Advise teams on short-term and long-range budget/planning issues.

  • Develop and maintain key models and reports for reporting performance against annual budget, periodic forecasts, and other Key Performance Indicators, driving divisional leaders’ accountability.

  • Analyze monthly financial performance against forecast and budget, investigate variances, communicate findings and make recommendations to divisional leaders.

  • Create and prepare dashboards and presentations used to communicate financial results to Board, Executive and other senior leaders.

  • Perform periodic updated financial forecasts highlighting any key challenges or opportunities influencing divisional or team performance against goals.

  • Work closely with the Senior Finance Manager to continuously improve PATH’s overall budget and forecast system application, including championing data structure and integrity.

  • Perform detailed research and analysis on institutional business questions and translate findings into actionable decision points for executive leaders.

  • Work with partners to improve financial data, systems, and reports by gathering business requirements, devising solutions, and stewarding them toward implementation.

  • Develop and evaluate new business and financial models for PATH, potentially including innovative financing deals either at the institutional or programmatic level.

  • Participate in ad-hoc requests, cross-cutting projects, and analysis as needed.

    Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
    in finance, accounting, economics or relevant field from an accredited college or university.

  • Seven to ten years of progressive financial planning and analysis experience.

  • Five or more years of experience in a role performing complex financial analysis job functions, including budgeting, forecasting, planning and financial reporting; preference given to individuals with experience in nonprofit research, biotechnology startups or job cost manufacturing.

  • Three or more years of experience financial modeling; specifically, in presenting financial analysis and recommendations to a business unit leader.

  • Performing data reconciliations and business validations of financial data and reports.

  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles including financial statement design.

  • Ability to model and synthesize complex financial information, operating and KPI data into appealing presentations (to a nonfinancial audience) to facilitate understanding of operational results and drive performance improvement decisions.

  • Ability to manage finances or budgets of multiple projects concurrently. Ability to quickly come up to speed on new concepts by synthesizing research for deeper analysis.

  • Advanced Excel modeling skills and proficient in other Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Experience working with large datasets and data visualization software, specifically Tableau, a strong plus.

  • Strong organizational skills with detail-orientation, good follow-through, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Critical thinking combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with colleagues at all levels of the organization.

    How to Apply

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