Finance and Grants Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance And Grants Manager

Hiring Organization: Independent Medico-Legal Unit
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 06/03/2024

Job Purpose

The jobholder leads in grants management, financial management and in ensuring compliance
to policies and procedures as well as team leadership.

Main Responsibilities Of The Jobs

Managerial / Supervisory/ Operational Responsibilities or roles:

Leads in the implementation of grants and financial policies and procedures in line with IMLU’s strategic goals and prescribed guidelines;

Takes lead in grants management including preparation of quality proposal budgets, donor compliance and reporting and grant close-out procedures;

Consolidates and develops IMLU’s institutional and grants budget;

Monitors and ensures adherence to donor agreements including record maintenance and staff awareness on the same;

Responsible for timely and quality preparation and dissemination of the expenditure, donor and management reports for informed decision-making;

Coordinates the preparation of the annual institutional audits and grants audit;

Reviews internal financial controls and ensures compliance;

Maintains appropriate accounting records and ensures timely backup of digitalized accounting data;

Ensures prudent resource management by expenditure verification and ensures that budget and expenditure reports and timely dissemination to staff;

Prepares, maintains, and updates a fixed asset register including disposal of obsolete assets;

Ensures accurate donor coding and timely payment;

Leads the procurement team in the organizational procurement process

Ensures proper cash management and control;

Assists in departmental planning and execution;

Supports monthly and year-end finance procedures including staff orientation on staff matters; and

Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Responsibility for physical assets

Knowledge, Skills And Experience

Minimum level of academic qualification, skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or any other related field.

Minimum level of professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:


Member of ICPAK

Minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role:

Finance accounting, management, and Grants Management. Team leadership/human resource

management. Performance management experience.

Minimum months or years of experience required to be appointed to the position:

Minimum – 4 years

Desirable – 6 years experience in a similar position

Key Performance Indicators

Increase resource optimization at IMLU.

Institutional compliance

Effective Human Resource information system

Timely reporting of grant management.

Timely preparation of Budget.

Real-time financial reporting

Availability and optimal utilisation of resources.

How To Apply

Do you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for? If so, please send your one-page application letter and your CV, including your current salary, expected remuneration, three professional referees (one of which must be your current or recent line manager), and daytime telephone contacts to: with the job title as the subject matter by 5.00 pm on 11th June 2024. A thorough reference check will be conducted. IMLU’s selection processes reflect our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment.