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Finance Manager Job in Kenya


Water Services Trust Fund 
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Position :
 Finance Manager
Location : Nairobi

The Finance Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the financial affairs of
Water Services Trust Fund

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Duties at this level will include but not limited to;
  1. Take charge of the finance function and ensure the development of the financial management strategy and sound financial management systems
  2. Provide leadership in the formulation, implementation, analysis and reporting of financial  management policies and strategies
  3. Provide leadership in the preparation of the budget in line with the strategic plan, and monitor and control to enhance effective utilization
  4. Reviewing donor contracts, cash flow and other financial projections in line with donor requirements
  5. Participate in financial negotiations with Development Partners and bankers
  6. Ensure timely preparation of the annual financial statements, donor management reports, monitor and reconcile the same
  7. Support the Resource Mobilization activities of the Fund
  8. Ensure timely the preparation of the Funds payroll and statutory returns
  9. Ensure timely project financial monitoring and reporting
  10. Implement internal and external audits recommendations
  11. Ensure timely disbursement and accounting of funds by agents
  12. Build financial management capacity of Water Service Providers, Communities and Water Resource users associations
  13. Supervise, appraise and develop staff in finance department
  14. Ensure proper management of the ICT and Procurement function in the Fund
  15. Taxation planning and management
  16. Cash management
  17. Ensure proper internal control
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Finance or business related field such as, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Management or Economics from a recognized Institution.
  • Masters in Finance in related field
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
  • At least ten (10) years relevant experience in a reputable organization, five (5) of which must be at a senior management level, preferably as head of the finance function
  • Member of a professional body (ICPAK)/ ACCA
  • Experience in project accounting 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
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
clearly marked on the envelope to the address below. 

Your application should include a cover letter demonstrating why you are the best suited candidate, copies of your academic and professional certificate and testimonials and copies of professional membership(s) certificates. 

It should also include details of telephone contacts, email address, current position and immediate supervisor position, current remuneration and three referees; one academic and two professionals.:

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 close of business 4th January, 2013.

NB: Those who applied earlier may re-apply

Water Services Trust Fund is an equal employer and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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