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Published: Sep 15, 2022 (11 days ago)

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Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or related field

  • Full CPA qualification or equivalent

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills

  • At least five years of work experience, with focus on financial and risk management.

  • At least eight years of grant management experience in supporting implementation of donor funded projects including experience working with donor rules and guidelines.

  • At least three years of experience in a senior financial management role managing staff and reporting to senior executives.

  • Demonstrated understanding of grants management, experience in grant compliance processes and project management including developing budgets.

  • Capacity to undertake staff and partners capacity building in financial and grants management.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.

  • Experience in usage of computer accounting packages including Microsoft Office 365 and excel

  • Risk management, payroll processing and tax compliance skills.

  • Knowledge of community development issues will be an added advantage.

  • Ability to work under pressure, team player and a self-driven individual.

Responsibilities

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or related field

  • Full CPA qualification or equivalent

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills

  • At least five years of work experience, with focus on financial and risk management.

  • At least eight years of grant management experience in supporting implementation of donor funded projects including experience working with donor rules and guidelines.

  • At least three years of experience in a senior financial management role managing staff and reporting to senior executives.

  • Demonstrated understanding of grants management, experience in grant compliance processes and project management including developing budgets.

  • Capacity to undertake staff and partners capacity building in financial and grants management.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.

  • Experience in usage of computer accounting packages including Microsoft Office 365 and excel

  • Risk management, payroll processing and tax compliance skills.

  • Knowledge of community development issues will be an added advantage.

  • Ability to work under pressure, team player and a self-driven individual.

Grants Management & Donor Compliance:

  1. Preparation of donor financial reports in line with donor policies and guidelines.
  2. Review grantee financial reports and working to resolve reporting gaps in coordination with Programme Officers.
  3. Facilitating capacity enhancement of grantee partners to improve their financial management systems and reporting mechanisms.
  4. Supporting monitoring of grantee activities.
  5. Supporting in the facilitation of project audits.
  6. Review and tracking of grantee balances and ensure proper close out procedures.

Financial Management:

  1. Review of payment requests in line with organisational manuals, policies, and donor guidelines.
  2. Supporting in budget proposal development processes.
  3. Payroll processing and payroll journals posting.
  4. Ensure timesheets for payroll charge are timely provided by staff as per donor guidelines.
  5. Provide support in the preparation for internal and external audit.

Risk Management:

  1. Support the organisation in the implementation and tracking of its risk management framework.
  2. Supporting departmental heads in the review of their departmental risks and following up on relevant mitigation measures.
  3. Obtain and collate feedback from donors and programmes on grants management and compliance issues with a view to improving grant management by identifying challenges, risks and lessons learnt.
  4. Attend the Audit and Risk Committee meeting and make relevant presentations.


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