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Kenya PSDI Director, Finance, Administration, And Grants (DFAG)

Closing: Nov 8, 2022

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Published: Oct 31, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field with international business management, accounting, and/or auditing experience.

  • At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, auditing, finance, or business management with a recognized organization, preferably for USAID.

  • Knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, and reporting requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Experience in managing staff and grants under contract for USAID-funded programs of a similar size

  • Progressively responsible experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, and sub-contracts or sub-awards.

  • Prior experience in a management role on a USAID funded program highly desired

Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with various stakeholders and grant awardees

Knowledge of local labor and tax laws and reporting procedures

Written and spoken fluency in English is required.


Responsibilities

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field with international business management, accounting, and/or auditing experience.

  • At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, auditing, finance, or business management with a recognized organization, preferably for USAID.

  • Knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, and reporting requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Experience in managing staff and grants under contract for USAID-funded programs of a similar size

  • Progressively responsible experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, and sub-contracts or sub-awards.

  • Prior experience in a management role on a USAID funded program highly desired

Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with various stakeholders and grant awardees

Knowledge of local labor and tax laws and reporting procedures

Written and spoken fluency in English is required.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee program operations, including but not limited to human resources, logistics, procurement, sub-contracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance.

  • Develop internal control measures, conduct internal financial audits, and coordinate external financial audits.

  • Prepare budgets for annual work plans and financial reports for USAID.

  • Lead and oversee all grants administration, from calls for expressions of interest through to implementation; Draft grants manual and related program documents

  • Develop and implement a grant tracking system to ensure the timely and correct execution of all grant agreements

  • Monitor completion of grants milestones and report issues encountered to the Chief of Party

  • Develop the financial management capacity of all relevant staff and sub-awardees.

  • Resolve external issues/problems related to grants administration in a timely manner

  • Review and approve draft grants agreement in compliance with applicable Palladium policies and procedures and USAID conditions

  • Ensure the accurate tracking and recording of project expenditures and financial reports

  • Guide and assist accountants and other program staff in preparing, revising, and monitoring budgets for ongoing activities

  • Manage the financial operations and financial reporting of the project, providing guidance and technical assistance to financial management personnel.


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