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OXFAM Finance Manager Job Vacancy

Location:Regional Centre, Nairobi - Kenya

Contract Type: Open Ended

Level: C2 National

Salary: Ksh218,235 gross per month

In our fight against global poverty and injustice, it’s vital that we keep a close eye on the money we raise After all, it is the reason we are able to provide support to those who need it most. The Oxfam GB - HECA (Horn, East and Central Africa) region encompasses 9 countries with a wide range of development and humanitarian programmes funded by a broad portfolio of institutional donors.

The Finance roles have a key responsibility of working with teams to manage the money we receive from donors and it will be up to you to maximise the support offered to teams through strategic planning, targeted relationship building and strong financial management knowledge.

The finance support also includes monitoring and tracking inter country budget allocations managed through the Regional Centre’s financial systems.

The Role

As our Finance Manager you will be responsible for day-to-day functioning of the Regional Centre finance team and ensure complete, timely and accurate financial data capture for Oxfam’s regional centre transactions.

You will also take charge of the RC treasury function, provide timely and accurate financial reports in line with organisational and Donor requirements, perform analysis of Regional Centre financial management information and advice relevant managers and budget holders on all aspects of financial management.

You will interpret procedures for the team, participate and support budget preparation
processes, and ensure quality donor reporting.

Alongside this you will be expected to contribute in the development of guidelines and procedures within corporate parameters that meet the operational needs of the Regional Centre, that consider cost effectiveness whilst ensuring compliance with all system requirements.

You will be responsible for ensuring the regional Centre finance compliance with necessary legal and statutory reporting including producing quality Financial Statements for Audit purposes in Kenya and management of the regional centre payroll.

You will be required to conduct training and induction of other staff on finance related issues.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will have comprehensive financial management knowledge, a university degree in a relevant area as well as accountancy qualification (ACCA, CPA etc.). Excellent management skills and the ability to meet deadlines and manage expectations are critical for this role.

You will possess good planning and communication skills and the ability to coach and develop the team. Well-developed analytical skills, adaptability and flexibility in service delivery are all essential for the role.

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV in English detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to or apply online at Ref: INT4066

The closing date 4th September 2010

Previous applicants need not apply, their applications will be considered

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

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