Finance Manager, Kenya Country Program

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
300,001 - 400,000
Posted
03 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Job role
Finance manager
PATH invites application for the position of Finance Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya, will perform the following roles and responsibilities under the guidance of the Head of Organization, Kenya and in close collaboration with PATH headquarters (HQ). This recruitment is in anticipation of a 2-year Fleming Fund antimicrobial resistance (AMR) project.
  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years


Job Description

This position is contingent upon donor funding.

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world's most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions-including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH invites application for the position of Finance Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya, will perform the following roles and responsibilities under the guidance of the Head of Organization, Kenya and in close collaboration with PATH headquarters (HQ). This recruitment is in anticipation of a 2-year Fleming Fund antimicrobial resistance (AMR) project.

Responsibilities

Accounting Functions and Financial Systems
  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate country accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare the monthly financial accounting and management reports at the end of each month.
  • Ensure all compliance practices are implemented based on up to date regulations;
  • Maintain finance manuals and other working documents as needed to ensure staff adhere to recommended practices and procedures.
  • Maintain a table of Responsible competent authorities and with their delegation power to approval expenditures for projects.
  • Review general ledger and trial balance on a monthly basis for accuracy.
  • Provide oversight to PADM on all financial & operations matters.
  • Authorize all payments for local contracts, consultants, workshops, supplies and equipment, ensuring compliance with organization policies.
  • Authorize payroll.
  • Interface with outside audit firms, banks, Legal consultants, etc.

Budgets, Cash Flow Management and Controls
  • Provides support on planning and analysis project fund.
  • Oversight on donor reporting.
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs and actual expenses.
  • Monitor cash flow, and ensure that sufficient funds are always available in the bank.
  • Monitor the funding situation, and prepare the funding grid at the end of each month.
  • Clear all Financial Report review notes in a timely manner.
  • In coordination with the PADM review NGO/CBO audit report, Visit report, etc. to assess any potential risk involved;
  • Review budget advances, and supporting documents for accuracy and alignment with PATH policies and procedures;
  • Any other Accounting and Finance related tasks as advised by the Surveillance Team Leader and PATH.

People Management
  • Manage one position, ie., PADM
  • Continuously collaborate with other departments, Team Lead, Deputy Team Lead, and PATH offices to assess the financial efficacy of program operations.

Required Skills

Education
  • Qualified CA, CPA /MBA degree in finance or accounting
  • A minimum of ten years of professional experience in the finance & accounting department either in a for-profit or a non-profit organization.

Skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Well-organized and attention to details with good follow-through skills
  • Excellent negotiating and communication skills
  • Excellent accounting & financial management skills
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively independently and in a team
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Skills in accounting software packages
  • Monitor facilities budget

Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.