Senior Financial Analyst Job at the Embassy of The United States, Nairobi, Kenya

Senior Financial Analyst (CDC)


The job holder is a senior financial analyst responsible for 1) the day-to-day analysis of fiscal data for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Global Health and Tuberculosis (DGHT) Kenya (CDC Kenya DGHT) field office, 2) preparation and execution of the CDC Kenya DGHT country program budget, and 3) financial oversight of CDC Kenya DGHT’s implementing partners (IP) cooperative agreement (COAG) portfolio including, but not limited to providing technical assistance to ensure compliance with United States Government (USG) federal appropriation and federal assistance law and tracking the submission and follow-up of annual audit reports to the CDC Office of Grants Services (OGS).

The job holder works in close contact with CDC technical program staff of different disciplines and interacts with administrative offices at the US Embassy, other USG agencies (e.g., USAID, Peace Corps, DoD, etc.), and CDC Headquarters (HQ).

The financial analyst implements and maintains an efficient and effective fiscal and operations management system that supports the entire CDC/DGHT program in Kenya. The incumbent supervises one Financial Management Analyst.

The job holder reports to and is directly supervised by the CDC Kenya DGHT Deputy Director for Management and Operations (DD) GS15 – 96CD0079.

Qualifications and Evaluations

The job holder must possess a minimum 5 years of experience with increasing responsibility in finance management and business management. J

ob history must include experience as an auditor and as a finance manager of a non-profit organization and/or a government entity.

The job holder must also have minimum 1-year supervisory experience.


The job holder must have expert knowledge of overall management principles, guidelines and procedures related to the administration of cooperative agreements, as well as related audit and accounting requirements for USG agencies and for COAG partners.

An in-depth understanding of the structure and functions of the Agency’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is required.

The job holder must also have a detailed knowledge of the host country operational environment, including a good understanding of host government laws and regulations regarding public health-related implementing agreements and fiscal management.

Education Requirements:

 Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Commerce, Economics or Finance is required.


English level 4 – Fluent, written/spoken, including the ability to translate and Kiswahili level 3 – good working knowledge, written/spoken.


The job holder must be able to work independently to assess inconsistencies in complex financial data and to assist technical staff in review of budgets for technical projects. the job holder must possess standard personal computer skills with extensive experience using word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, and databases.

Keyboarding skills that include both speed and accuracy are required.

Deadline – 05/26/2023

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