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Financial Management Specialist Job in Kenya

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the following position:

The position will be based in Kakamega, Kenya

Position Title: Financial Management Specialist

Job Code Reference: KYYC001

The Financial Management Specialist will work with youth Bunge organizations and SACCOs to provide support and training on organizational financial management, oversight and grants management and financial compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Train, mentor and provide direct support to youth leaders in all aspects of financial and administrative management of their organizations.
  • Ensure that all YYC- Western grant recipients understand financial administration, documentation, reporting and management.
  • Assist the grant recipients, County Bunge Forums (CBFs) and SACCOs are compliant with the USAID regulations and Winrock Policies.
  • Maintain close collaboration with all relevant CBF and SACCO members in preparation of proposals and financial reports.
  • Oversee and ensure forward planning and preparation for Winrock and USAID report writing, and timely submission of financial documentation and financial reports are submitted to YYC-W.
  • Ensure that related administrative financial processes and procedures are standardized and consistently implemented throughout the program, including milestone check list, milestone disbursements, and partner capacity-building training

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option)
  • Qualified holder of CPA (K) with at least three years post qualification experience.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience working on donor-funded projects preferably proven experience in financial reporting on USAID or USDOL.


  • Experience and ability to provide direct training/coaching to youth and leadership of youth organizations. 
  • The successful candidate must possess strong workflow management skills; 
  • good interpersonal skills with ability to work cooperatively and diplomatically with a culturally diverse group of people.


If qualified and interested in any of the positions, please send current CV and cover letter to referencing the job code in the subject line no later than October 3, 2014. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

All applicants will be treated with strict confidence.

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