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Financial Analyst

Consultant Financial Analyst to Review Kimetrica Financial Systems

Overview of Consultancy

Kimetrica was founded in 2006 and is a consortium of companies based in the Kenya and the US (see www.kimetrica.com). 

The primary clients are the US Government and World Bank. We provide
software, research, advisory and training services.

 As the company grows, there is a need to upgrade financial systems in order to handle more and larger projects. 

The company needs to be fully compliant with both US and Kenya tax and accounting laws.

Kimetrica is seeking a CPA or equivalent with a strong understanding of US Government procurement and accounting rules, and strong analytical skills, to review Kimetrica’s financial systems and suggest immediate and long-term improvements. 

The assignment is for 2-3 months, starting immediately

Key Tasks

1. Develop a rollout plan for PROCAS1 adoption:
  • Assess PROCAS adoption
  • Identify key training and other requirements for PROCAS adoption
  • Recommend how PROCAS that could be better used to strengthen Kimetrica’s financial management
2. Develop financial reporting tools and capabilities particularly for cash flow projection and core reporting on financial indicators
  • Review existing financial reporting to management
  • Suggest report structures and methods
  • Assist the finance team in implementing better reporting
3. Assess Kimetrica’s DCAA compliance and implementation of project-based accounting:
  • Review USAID audit recommendations and Kimetrica procedures and guidelines
  • Assess compliance levels with DCAA regulations and best practice in project-based financial management
  • Recommend short-term improvements for immediate action
  • Design a strategy for long-term strengthening of project-based financial management
4. Assess structures and staff for financial management:
  • Identify gaps in staffing if appropriate
  • Identify any training and capacity development needs
  • Propose revised staff structure and arrangements if necessary
Required Qualifications
  • PA or equivalent accounting qualification
  • roven experience working with USAID or DoD contractors and understanding of USG financial management requirements
  • Good understanding of MIS capabilities and corporate financial reporting
  • Strong familiarity with revenue and cost forecasting methods
  • Track record of similar analysis
  • Excellent English language communications skills
Desirable Qualifications
  • Kenya based and familiar with Kenyan accounting and tax laws and regulations
  • Experience with PROCAS and QuickBooks
Terms and Conditions
  • Consultancy contract of 2 months with possible extension to 3
  • Travel to Nairobi required (at least 2 weeks)
  • Competitive fees based on recent rates
  • Full reimbursement of travel and other expenses
  • Consultants are expected to fill hourly timesheets and sign non-disclosure agreements
To apply

Send an email to jobs@kimetrica.com with this information:
  • An email covering letter including:
  • An explanation of how you are suited for the consultancy
  • An indication of your daily take home rate in US$ for your most recent 2 assignments
  • A list of your most recent clients and brief outline of the
  • The names and email contacts of three recent clients who can provide a reference
  • A recent CV as an attachment
  • DO NOT attach proof of qualifications
Submit by 10 AM GMT Friday 17th August.

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