Finance Manager Jobs at FIDA Kenya

On Monday, December 10th, 2012
FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following vacant position:-

Finance Manager (to be based in Nairobi Office)
  • Timely preparation and submission of financial reports to development partners in line with agreements.
  • Coordination, preparation and review of annual budgets for all programmes in line with the organizational strategic direction.
  • Provision of timely and sound advice to the management on financial matters for decision making.
  • Management of the annual organizational and project-based audit processes in compliance with international accounting standards.
  • Provision of leadership, training and supervision to the Finance team.
  • Continuous review and implementation of the organization’s financial systems, policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and approval of payments in accordance with approved budgets.
  • Ensuring adequate control and monitoring of the utilization of financial resources and statutory reporting.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Deputy Executive Director.
Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
  • The ideal candidate should at least posses the following qualifications and attributes:-
  • Hold a Bachelors degree from a recognized University majoring in Accounting, Finance, and Commerce with Accounting option or its equivalent in related fields. An MBA is an added advantage
  • A professional qualification of ACCA, CPA (K) or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant experience in accounting or finance required.
  • Should possess computer skills and must have operated in a computerized accounting system.
  • Experience in developing and upholding internal control systems.
  • Ability to perform independently under strict deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Should be self motivated, a team player, result oriented and with high level of integrity.
  • Knowledge of statutory regulations and strong financial management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and good presentation skills.
  • Experience in managing donor grants.
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact, addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00 p.m. 19th December 2012. 
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.
The Executive Director
P.O. Box 46324-00100
Or E-mail: [email protected]
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