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Finance Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya


Water Services Trust Fund, Kenya
 
Financial support for improved water and sanitation
 
Vacancy
 
Position: Finance Manager 
 
Location: Nairobi

The Finance Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the financial affairs of WSTF. 


The position aims to ensure fiscal discipline and provide financial stewardship to the Fund in the line with WSTF’s Strategic Plan.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific Duties at this level will include but not limited to;
  • Oversee the finance function and ensure development of sound financial management systems
  • Advise on reviewing donor contracts, cash flow and other financial projections in line with donor requirements
  • Participate in financial negotiations with Development Partners
  • Ensure timely preparation of the annual financial statements, donor management reports, monitor and reconcile same
  • Provide leadership in the formulation, implementation, analysis and reporting of financial management policies and strategies
  • Oversee budget preparation and monitoring to enhance continuous improvement
  • Ensure that decisions of the Board and Management relating to finance are implemented
  • Mobilize and monitor the use of physical resources and other assets of the Authority
  • Supervise the preparation of the Funds payroll and statutory deductions
  • Ensure project financial monitoring and reporting
  • Coordination internal and external audits
  • Ensure timely disbursement and accounting of funds
  • Supervise, appraise and develop staff in finance department
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business related field such as, Commerce, finance, Accounting, management or economics from a recognized institution.
  • CPA-K or ACCA
  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience in a reputable organization five (5) of which must be at a senior management level
  • Member of a professional body (ICPAK)
  • A relevant Masters Degree is an added advantage
Personal Attributes
 
Must demonstrate the following personal attributes:
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
Skills
  • Computerized accounting
  • Financial management systems
  • Knowledge of accounting systems
  • Knowledge in ISO management systems
  • Knowledge in project based management
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with above qualification and experience requirement will be offered to the successful applicants.

How to apply
 
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications with the job title & Reference No: clearly marked on the envelope enclosing copies of their academic, professional certificate and testimonials, giving details of telephone contacts, email address current position and remuneration with three referees; one academic and two professionals to:
 
Chief Executive Officer,
Water Services Trust Fund,
Hill, Mara Road, CIC Plaza, 1st Floor,
P.O Box 49699 - 00100, 
Nairobi.
 
To be received not later than 30th November, 2012 close of business.
 
Water Services Trust Fund is an equal employer.
 
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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