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Save the Children (Kenya)

Humanitarian Policy Advisor, Financing

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Jun 23, 2022

24 days remaining

Published: May 27, 2022 (3 days ago)

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Main objective of the role:                                                                                            

  1. Acts in the Role of an Accountant 
  2. Analyzes specific accounting issues related to business development and execution
  3. Proposes accounting services and processes to support sound financial management and responsive servicing

Requirements:    

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business management or similar required and advanced university degree in Finance, Accounting or CPA / ACA / ACCA desirable
  2. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a similar position, preferably with an international development organisation.
  3. Strong analytical, problem solving and financial modelling skills.
  4. Good knowledge of MS Office (particularly advanced Excel skills).
  5. Strong working knowledge of accounting programmes.
  6. Experience working with non-profit program management, auditing, budgeting and accounting.
  7. Experience working with Ministries of Health; ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders within the ministries
  8. Knowledge of grants administration, and ability to interpret grants-related governmental documents and accurately respond to them.
  9. Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organisation skills.
  10. A mature leader and capacity builder with sufficient self-confidence to delegate tasks and responsibilities.
  11. Intercultural knowledge and sensitivity.
  12. Proven ability to perform in a multicultural working environment.
  13. Team player and good communicator with a proven ability to motivate people.
  14. Strategic finance business partner with strong influencing skills, sharp business acumen and sound judgment
  15. Fluency in English.
  16. Willingness to commit and adhere to CBM’s values and mandates.


Responsibilities

Main objective of the role:                                                                                            

  1. Acts in the Role of an Accountant 
  2. Analyzes specific accounting issues related to business development and execution
  3. Proposes accounting services and processes to support sound financial management and responsive servicing

Requirements:    

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business management or similar required and advanced university degree in Finance, Accounting or CPA / ACA / ACCA desirable
  2. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a similar position, preferably with an international development organisation.
  3. Strong analytical, problem solving and financial modelling skills.
  4. Good knowledge of MS Office (particularly advanced Excel skills).
  5. Strong working knowledge of accounting programmes.
  6. Experience working with non-profit program management, auditing, budgeting and accounting.
  7. Experience working with Ministries of Health; ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders within the ministries
  8. Knowledge of grants administration, and ability to interpret grants-related governmental documents and accurately respond to them.
  9. Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organisation skills.
  10. A mature leader and capacity builder with sufficient self-confidence to delegate tasks and responsibilities.
  11. Intercultural knowledge and sensitivity.
  12. Proven ability to perform in a multicultural working environment.
  13. Team player and good communicator with a proven ability to motivate people.
  14. Strategic finance business partner with strong influencing skills, sharp business acumen and sound judgment
  15. Fluency in English.
  16. Willingness to commit and adhere to CBM’s values and mandates.


Main Tasks:  

  1. Efficiently and effectively manage the project finances for the onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis elimination projects in  Southern Nigeria.
  2. Ensure the timely and accurate completion of financial reports and practices including cash management, financial disbursements, and ledgers.
  3. Ensure that the project’s finances are managed in line with internal and external (including donor) policies and statutory requirements.
  4. Ensure that complete and accurate accounting records for the project’s transactions are maintained, and accounting software is updated and reviewed in a timely manner.
  5. Monitor, review and account for project procurement transactions.
  6. Prepare regular management accounts, including updating cashflow forecasts, and other reports required by CBM’s internal procedures.
  7. Assist with year-end accounts preparation and any internal/external audits
  8. Provide regular project finance reports to country office senior management (including the project director).
  9. Provide regular budget monitoring reports (budget vs. actual expenditures) and other financial reports as needed for periodical analysis and provide recommendations for budget realignments as required.
  10. Assess and support training needs of CBM’s project partners for compliance with CBM financial procedures and requirements.
  11. Regularly and pro-actively inform / update the Country Finance Manager on arising financial and administrative issues related to the project.
  12. In close collaboration with the Country Finance Manager, support and oversee timely external/internal audit processes and ensure satisfactory implementation of any necessary action in line with audit recommendations.
  13. Provide input and/or participate in any ad-hoc, or established, Finance and Administration meetings at the Country Office.
  14. Travel activities, yes


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