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Director of Finance and Administration: CHF International Jobs in Kenya

CHF International’s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic, and environmental conditions.

Closing date:
 31 May 2010

Location:
 Kenya

CHF International’s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic, and environmental conditions.

CHF International seeks a highly skilled and experienced Director of

Finance and Administration for upcoming, donor-funded programs in Kenya.

The Director of Finance and Administration will work within the Office of Global Operations – Africa and is accountable for in-country direction and oversight of all finance, grants management, IT, human resources and administrative aspects of the program.

In particular, s/he will:
  • Provide financial management for all aspects of the program. Supervise finance and grants management teams to ensure timely, quality, and accurate financial reports and practices.
  • Provide financial control, prepare and analyze budgets, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to HQ on budget expenditures;
  • Monitor the expenditures to ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately by the close of the fiscal year.
  • Obtain approvals from donor and HQ for all procurements and sub-grants which require restricted funds. Ensure optimum monitoring of all sub grants; guiding finance, grants, and program staff to address any financial issues identified.
  • Mentor and build the capacity of local staff.
  • Maintain updated information regarding donor reporting requirements and financial restrictions.
  • Oversee annual financial audits of CHF/Kenya program as well as ensuring that sub-grantees comply with all audit and financial review requirements.
  • Organize finance and administration training, capacity building and close follow-up of local partners.
  • Provide oversight of project administration and HR management support in country.
  • Assist in program development and proposal preparation as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field preferred, or Undergraduate degree in finance or accounting with relevant experience
  • 8+ years experience in international finance/accounting.
  • 5+ years of international supervisory experience.
  • Strong management, communication, mentoring and teambuilding skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Strong Excel skills, proficient in MS Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of HR & IT practices
  • Experience in developing countries, Kenya and/or Africa in particular.
  • Experience in grants management.
  • Fluent in English, written and spoke, abilities in a Second language preferred.
How to apply

For more information or to apply please visitwww.chfinternational.org/jobs

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