Thursday, December 17, 2015

Finance Director - ChildFund International (Apply by: January 02, 2016)

Reporting to the National Director, the Finance Director is responsible for ensuring the integrity of National Office financial management systems including accounting policies and procedures, financial reporting, budget formulation and monitoring and financial analysis.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures financial stewardship and accountability at all levels of financial operations. Ensures the integrity of financial management systems within the National Office. Ensures that proper internal controls exist and are followed for all financial activities of the National office
Ensures Program is in compliance with internal control policies related to the financial and administrative components, according to IO procedures and donor requirements
Ensures that accounting manuals are updated and revised periodically
Oversees the financial software system and directs the appropriate monthly accounting closing procedures. Ensures appropriate communication on financial matters with the Regional/International Offices, affiliates, local partners and relevant Government authorities
Ensures timely and quality information for all financial reporting requirements (e.g. IO, grants and donors)
Ensures timely preparation & disbursement of staff salaries, allowances and regulatory requirements (e.g. taxes, pensions)

Ensures that annual audit is conducted according to procedures, the timely closure of audit recommendations, documentation and preparation of a plan of action and audit corrective measures are followed
Monitors cash flow in collaboration with the National Director; keep leadership informed about significant operational variances from budget or other financial issues. Provides monthly budget report by Department to the Executive Team. Supervises the preparation of cash flow and cash transfer requests and ensures that appropriate balances are maintained to facilitate smooth program implementation
Supervises bank relations and bank account activities including transfer fees, interest and currency exchange rates. In compliance with organization policies, establishes country policies regarding cash holding limits, cash movements and fund management. Oversees the timely preparation, review and approval of all monthly bank accounts and cash reconciliations
Coordinates the preparation, and implementation of the financial aspects of budget packages (operative expenses, NSP, Grants) for the National Office and Local Partners. Monitors financial performance compared to the budget throughout the year and takes corrective actions as appropriate
Reviews financial system of the Local Partners and provide ongoing capacity building, training and mentoring support to affiliates making sure established standards are being followed
Advanced degree (Masters) in finance, accounting, business administration or related field
CPA or ACCA or its equivalent. Membership to a relevant professional body is required.
10 years progressive work experience in accounting including analysis, financial reporting, budgeting, financial software and reporting systems; At least 5 years’ experience in strategic financial management leadership
Experience working within the INGO sector
Proven experience in the financial aspect of Grants Development and Management will be considered an asset
Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls
Strong decision making ability using good judgment and professionalism
Good understanding of administrative, financial and general management principles and skilled in financial reporting, budgeting and taxes
Self-guided, strong organizational and planning skills; Ability to work independently and under pressure
Fluency in English is required, proficiency in Swahili will be considered an asset
Experience in training, developing, mentoring and supervising finance staff
Strong inter-personal skills and proven team-player
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proven ability to manage competing priorities
Able to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment
Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff
High level computer literacy and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet applications

All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background and reference checks. ChildFund International is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.
The position is open to both National and International candidates.
Job Location: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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