Manager, Finance and Administration, Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties will entail the following:

Formulation, implementation and interpretation of financial, administrative and accounting policies and procedures, strategies and programs.

Manage staff in Finance & Administration Department, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties to them.

Coordinate the preparation and implementation of the Funds annual budget and work plans and reporting on the Funds performance/status on quarterly basis.

Liaison and reporting to the Advisory Board on all matters relating to Finance & Budget, Accounting and Administration.

Budgetary controls and management of accounting methods and financial returns; and prioritization of projects and activities for the purpose of financial allocation and reporting.

Formulation and coordinating of the Medium Term Expenditure (MTEF) budget for the Fund.

Providing strategic leadership on all matters pertaining to financial management and general administration in the Fund.

Coordinating resource allocations and budgetary control in line with Funds policies.

Overseeing expenditure monitoring, review and forecast.

Formulation, Coordination and interpretation of administration policies at the Fund

Offering resource-based planning and performance measurement.

Planning, designing, reviewing, coordinating, controlling and implementing accounting systems.

Coordination and management of office accommodation and equipment, registry services, transport services, security and records management.

Ensuring that sound accounting principles and controls are applied to all financial transactions of the Fund.

Managing both the internal and the external audit process and coordinating responses to audit issues as they arise from time to time.

Ensure proper record keeping and preparation of management and statutory reports in an accurate and timely manner.

Ensure the assets of the Fund are efficiently deployed and managed to secure value for money.

Manage the Funds cash flow and conduct proper forecasting.

Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters.

Establish and implement administration and logistics procedures in line with organizational requirement.

Oversight to commitment of funds and expenditure trends.

Monitoring and enforcing operational and internal control procedures.

Ensuring that the assets and stocks of the organization are properly accounted for.

Ensuring additions and disposals of capital items are properly accounted for.

Oversight on cash flow management and investment at the Fund.

Oversight in development and monitoring & reporting on the annual budgets and work-plans.

Management of accounting methods and financial returns; and prioritization of projects and activities for the purpose of financial allocation and reporting.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, the job holder must have:-

A Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting or Finance from a recognized university.

A Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or a Financial related discipline from a recognized university.

Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks and Strategic Leadership Development course lasting at least six (6) weeks.

At least 10 years relevant work experience with at least five (5) years in a managerial position.

Holder of a requisite professional qualification CPA(K) or ACCA.

Membership to ICPAK and be in good standing.

Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

Integrity, transparency and accountability.

Leadership & excellent decision-making skills.

Communication, report writing and interpersonal skills.

Counseling and problem-solving skills.

Discretion and confidentiality.

Knowledge of financial and accounting systems.

Knowledge of financial management principles in the public sector.

Demonstrate professional competence and ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines.

Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How To Apply

Applications clearly marked with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day-time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 29th July 2024 by 5:00 PM.

The Chairperson
Women Enterprise Fund
11th Floor, Britam Tower
P. O. Box 17126 -00100



SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following compliance documents:

Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);

Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);