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Finance and Grants Officer Job in Kenya – NGO

Aga Khan Foundation

Finance and Grants Officer

Are you an individual with an analytical mind and has an eye for detail?
Do you have a passion for coordinating and working with different agencies & sectors?
Is working with figures your forte?
The Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa) is seeking dynamic and qualified candidate to join its vibrant Finance Department in Kenya.
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, international development agency promoting creative and effective solutions to selected problems that impede social and economic development in parts of Africa and Asia.
In Kenya, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectorial initiatives that includes programmes in livelihoods, education, early childhood development, health, nutrition and civil society strengthening
The Finance & Grants Officer reports to Project Director, with a technical reporting line to the Regional
Finance Manager.
This position will be based in Nairobi and the initial contract duration is 15 months with a possibility of renewal.
Key Areas of Accountability:
·         Take lead in ensuring donor compliance and prepare financial reports.
·         Support the development & review of Quality work plans
·         Coordinate internal and external project audits and reviews and support various implementing agencies and partner organisations in the same.
·         Manage all financial related Information and track disbursements from donors & projects.
·         Build the capacity, train and support finance staff in various implementing agencies and partner
organisations
Required Qualifications and Experience
·         A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from a recognized University.
·         Professional qualification of CPA part 2
·         Minimum 4 years’ relevant experience in a similar role.
·         Experience working with NGOs and donor-funded projects
·         Experience in working with computerised financial management system
·         Experience in working in a consortium and with implementing partners
·         Proven ability to gather, analyse and translate data, compile information, and meet strict reporting
deadlines
·         Demonstrates a strong drive and commitment to achieve agreed objectives
·         Good communication, excellent interpersonal & coordination skills with the ability to maintain
confidentiality and uphold integrity.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter. CV and the names and contact information of three professional referees by 18th November, 2016 via e-mail to recruitment@akfea.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org)

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