Senior Financial Analyst Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Sometimes in life there is that moment when it’s possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments.” - Elizabeth  Glaser.

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is the global leader in the fight against HIV and AIDS for Pediatric and families. 

In 2015-2016, EGPAF is supporting activities in 19 countries.

In Kenya, EGPAF works in partnership with the Ministry of Health and various County Governments to support HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment in 12 counties.

EGPAF is mainly funded by PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
EGPAF in Kenya is recruiting for the following positions:
Senior Financial Analyst
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job Code: 1177
# of openings: 1
Primary Manager:  Finance Manager

Job Summary: The Senior Financial Analyst coordinates a variety of financial analysis and planning functions in the Kenya office including agreement budgeting and generating a variety of financial reports.  

The Senior Financial Analyst must collaborate with a variety of other staff to be successful including Country and Associate Directors, Accounting staff, Awards & Compliance staff, Program staff and the Financial Planning & Analysis unit at headquarters in Washington, DC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop & manage budgets (for projects and shared services) including proposal budgets, budget notes/narratives, annual project specific budgets, monthly costed work plans and other special purpose budgets
  • Develop, at a minimum, quarterly revised project management budgets incorporating current detailed line item spend patterns
  • Where necessary, prepare budget re-alignments for donor approval
  • Support development of special purpose costing activities such as project monthly costed work plans, project event budgets, shared services budgets, etc.
Pipeline Management:
  • Real time tracking of actual expenditure against approved budget lines factoring cash expenses, obligations & commitments in progress. Special emphasis on commitments not yet booked as expenses
  • Detailed financial forecasting for all projects using a combination of historical costs and known future costs to predict periodic pipeline positions
  • Minimum monthly documented pipeline review meetings with each project lead, sharing budget vs. actual positions, agreeing on any corrective actions, and following through to ensure corrections are effected on a timely basis to prevent significant budget over/under runs
  • Assure budget availability prior to major commitments e.g. procurements, obligations to sub-recipients, major recruitments, etc.
  • Assist procurement department & program teams in developing and tracking annual procurement plans to ensure approved amounts are not exceeded during implementation
  • Assist grants team in developing realistic forecasts for sub-recipients to ensure accurate tracking of sub-recipient actual expenses against availed obligations
  • Provide ad hoc forecasts/ scenarios as new information is availed e.g. changes to approved funding from donor, etc.
Financial Reporting:
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for management decision making
  • Track due dates and prepare donor financial reports when due
  • Present complex financial reports to varied audiences
  • Perform periodic and annual (PEPFAR) expenditure analysis reporting
  • Support any internal or external driven cost analysis initiatives
Required Qualifications

Education & Experience
  • Master’s Degree in business related field
  • Demonstrated experience using automated budget management software
  • Strong Excel, Word, Access & Power Point Proficiency
  • Demonstrated financial analysis experience (5 years minimum) in a complex corporate / NGO environment
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent financial management and analytical skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate financial information to non-financial colleagues
  • Strategic thinker in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Well-organized individual with excellent attention to details
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 

The closing date is 10th November 2016.  

Only short listed candidates will be contacted 

EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer 

Please visit our website for more in formation about the Foundation