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KENFAP General Manager - Finance and Administration Job in Kenya

KENFAP is the umbrella body of farmer organizations in Kenya with a membership of 1.5 million households; is non profit making and non political.

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

Primary Function:

The main responsibility will be to oversee the accurate preparation of accounting and financial management information necessary for budget control, internal, statutory and donor requirements.

The function will also involve overseeing the day to day administration of the organization in regard to operations and human resource management. Further, this position will be responsible for providing management operations support to multiple programs.

Job Summary:
  • Provide leadership in the setting up of a robust financial management system with appropriate monitoring and reporting functions

  • Ensuring donor grant reporting and compliance regulations are met through verification of accuracy of transactions and uniform application of policies, procedures and acceptable standards.
  • Coordinating all issues relating to finance that include payment of staff entitlements, statutory requirements, recurrent running costs of the federation.
  • Leading the process of preparation for and coordination of the annual audit.
  • Supervise the general administration of the organization including overseeing human resource, logistics management and procurement.
  • Managing the organization’s movable and immovable assets.
  • A bachelors degree in commerce (Accounting or Finance option)
  • Masters degree in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting or finance
  • Professional qualification in accounting (ACCA, CPA-K or equivalent) is a MUST.
  • Must be a member of a recognized professional body.
  • At least five years relevant post-qualification experience in a senior management position.
  • In-depth knowledge of computerized accounting and financial software applications
Essential Skills Required
  • Ability to represent the organization at a senior level at meetings with donors and governments.
  • Ability to analyze, compare and interpret facts and figures and make sound judgments.
  • Ability to cooperate and work with others in order to foster and cultivate relationships in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Ability to carry out multiple assignments and plan accordingly in order to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to details.
Applications with detailed CV indicating current position, qualifications, work experience, current remuneration, copies of certificates, names of at least three (3) professional referees and day time telephone contacts should be sent to the following address:

The Chief Executive
Kenya National Federation of Agricultural Producers
P. O Box 43148-00100

The application can also be sent electronically to

Applications should be received not later than 7th October 2010

KENFAP is an equal opportunity employer

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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