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Regional Finance Manager - Eastern Africa Region Job in Nairobi Kenya

The Vi Agroforestry Programme is an international non political, non religious and non for profit organization with head office Sweden, registered in in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda as a non-governmental organization.

Vi Agroforestry support small-scale farmers to reduce poverty and improve livelihoods through sustainable farming, microfinance and business development.

The Regional Office for Eastern Africa is based in Nairobi, Kenya and it supports partner organizations and programmes at both national and regional level in four countries in Eastern Africa. The role of the Regional Office is to monitor results and ensure quality in all operations.

The Regional Office is recruiting the position of
 Regional Finance Manager.

Reporting to the Regional Director, the major duties and responsibility will include:
  • Be the overall in charge of financial management of Vi Agroforestry Eastern Africa operations
  • Coordinate the budgeting process for the Region
  • Ensure smooth contract management processes with partner organizations, donor agencies and service providers
  • Ensure compliance of all Vi supported operations in Eastern Africa
  • Undertake monitoring of all Vi Eastern Africa operations
  • Provide technical assistance in financial management and administration to partner organizations, projects and programmes
  • Carry out capacity building of partner organizations
  • Support the Regional team in training and development processes
  • Ensure effective and efficient administration of the Regional Office in Eastern Africa
The candidate we are looking for should be a holder of MBA in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Management, or Economics. 

The individual should also be a Chartered/Certified Accountant (CPA — K, ACCA) and has an affiliation and an active member of a professional accounting body.
 

In addition, he/she should have at least 5 years relevant work experience in an International NGO, (3 of which should have been at senior management level) with overall responsibility for the finance function.

The individual must possess strong facilitation skills, and have proven ability to manage change processes which are of prime importance for this position.
 

Knowledge of iScala accounting software will be an added advantage.

For the full profile of the job, please check the following websites:
www.sccportal.org/africa
 or www.strategicdimensions.co.ke

Application letter indicating a brief statement why you qualify for the job should be accompanied with a detailed CV and names of at least three (3) professional referees, daytime telephone contact, and current and expected monthly remunerations (monthly gross salary and cash benefits) to reach the address below before the close of business on Tuesday 1st November
2011.
 

(Please do not attach certificates and testimonials at this point).
 

Executive Selection, Strategic Dimensions Limited
Management and Development Consultants
E-mail: info@strategicdl.com
(Only short listed candidates will be contacted)

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