VE Regional Manager, Compliance and Risk Management Jobs in Kenya

VE Regional Manager, Compliance and Risk Management Jobs in Kenya

Organization Description:

  • Village Enterprise is an innovative microenterprise development organization working in East Africa to reduce poverty with the following mission – “To end extreme poverty in rural Africa through entrepreneurship and innovation.” Village Enterprise provides business training, seed capital grants and mentoring to entrepreneurs living in extreme poverty.

    Position Overview:

  • The Village Enterprise Regional Manager for Compliance and Procurement is a self-motivated, results-oriented person with a high level of integrity and professionalism. This person must have a strong accounting background, good attention to detail and the excellent collaboration skills.

    Job Description:

    Key Result Areas

  • Procurement

  • Risk Management / Safeguarding

  • Policy Compliance

  • Internal Control Maintenance


  • Lead in the creation of a comprehensive Procurement Policy that outlines procurement processes, approval and required documentation

  • Actively maintain and update Village Enterprise’s approved vendor lists

  • Conduct Procurement Policy training for Village Enterprise staff

  • Supervise the periodic (no less than once per year) updating of the field staff transportation stipend schedules

  • Supervise the annual updating of Village Enterprise’s Staff Travel document, including re-certification of Approved Hotels

    Risk Management / Safeguarding

  • Strengthen the mobile money process to provide improved financial safeguarding for Village Enterprise grant disbursements

  • Work with the Human Resource Coordinators to ensure that an authorized driver list is maintained and current for Village Enterprise vehicle use

  • Lead in the development of a Village Enterprise Vehicle Policy, including guidelines for vehicle use, mileage tracking and project billing

  • Embody the spirit of the Village Enterprise Code of Conduct and actively promote a culture of intentional safeguarding throughout the organization

    Policy Compliance

  • Responsible for the annual update of the Village Enterprise Field Finance Manual, provide staff training on financial policies/processes and ensure compliance

  • Conduct spot checks and internal audits of Village Enterprise policies to determine compliance levels, identify and address areas requiring process improvements

  • Supervise an annual review/update of the Village Enterprise Authorization Matrix and provide staff training around matrix revisions

    Internal Control

  • Review and approve reconciliations for all Village Enterprise bank accounts on a monthly basis

  • Ensure the segregation of duties among finance staff in each field office

  • Conduct a comprehensive review of monthly NetSuite transactions and provide feedback to each Country Finance Manager

  • Supervise an annual inventory count of Village Enterprise assets

  • Ensure time sheets are being properly recorded and approved within the HRMIS to facilitate accurate project billing


  • Bachelor Degree in accounting, business, finance or commerce from a recognized institution

  • Proficiency in cloud based software applications; experience with NetSuite preferred

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in a management role

  • Familiarity with a multi-cultural work environment desired

  • Proven ability to work independently and achieve results

  • Authorization to work in Kenya, Uganda or Rwanda

    Key competencies

  • High level of integrity and confidentiality

  • Positive and collaborative team member

  • Excellent spoken and written English skills

  • Self-driven and highly motivated to deliver results within tight deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude

    Note: Please do not contact Village Enterprise to enquire as to the status of your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to Apply

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