Finance Manager, Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity at ACDI/VOCA

  • Published date: November 16, 2023
  • Category: Accounting, Auditing & Finance
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Finance Manager for a current Livestock Market Systems Leader with Associate Awards Activity in Kenya funded by USAID. The Finance Manager will provide leadership and direction to the finance team with close oversight of the project’s finances, including financial analysis and accounting management. The position is based in Nairobi.

  • Provide financial management and accounting oversight of finance team; ensuring that key accounting functions are completed timely and accurately, conforming to standards, organization’s policies, and donors’ regulations.

  • Enforce policies & procedures and perform key accounting and internal controls.

  • Assists COP in preparing financial budgets, tracking sheets, summaries, and other financial documents.

  • Coordinate with the Grants Director to ensure accurate and timely payments of grants and consistent capturing and reporting of Grants costs.

  • Lead and direct accounting team to ensure efficient execution of financial and administrative matters by the field offices.

  • Recommends and implements finance and accounting policies, procedures, and schedules within limits of authority.

  • Participates in regular finance staff meetings and other finance conferences, workshops and meetings as assigned.

  • Ensures compliance with local laws, donor regulations, and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures.

  • Keeps confidential all financial and sensitive information.

  • Performs other duties and undertakes other projects as may be assigned from time to time

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting from an accredited institution required, master’s degree a plus.

  • Professional accreditation such as Chartered Certified Accountant (CCA), Certified International Management Accountant (CIMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Expert Computable (EC), or other recognized high level national accounting professional certifications.

  • Minimum 8 years of progressive experience in financial and accounting management and experience working in international non-governmental organization (NGO).

  • Advanced knowledge of Kenya’s accounting and taxation laws required. Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, and current standards and guidelines preferred.

  • Knowledge of either US accounting standards (GAAP), International Accounting Standards (IAS), or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Knowledge of USG regulations (22 CFR part 226; 2 CFR part 200; Sub grant Management).

  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to gather and analyze a variety of information pertaining to issues and to develop appropriate recommendations for action. Ability to define problems, collect data establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to communicate, negotiate, advise, persuade, or resolve issues that are highly complex and sensitive in nature. Ability to communicate effectively with persons on all levels both inside and outside the company.

  • Strong written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write required documents in a clear, concise, well-organized manner.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills as necessary to work effectively with persons on all levels both inside and outside the agency.

  • Ability to work in partnership with local communities and NGOs as appropriate. Proven ability to successfully manage and mentor a team of diverse individuals.

  • Ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressure.

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance and manage priorities and workflow.

  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software package.

  • Advanced working knowledge in Excel (use of pivot table, conditional formatting, macros a plus).

  • Fluency in English required.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to ACDI/VOCA on to apply


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