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Finance and Administration Manager Job in Kenya

Finance and Administration Manager

Our client is a well-established international organisation in the field of international philanthropy. It provides charitable entities with strategic advice and manages the awarding and monitoring of grants to charitable projects.

They have operations in 1 2 offices spread over Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, North, Central and South America. It has loo members of staff across the world with a Head office in Europe. The organisation is now looking to expand its operations to Kenya.

It is in this regard that the organisation ¡s seeking to recruit a highly driven and results oriented individual to fill the role of Finance and Administration Manager.

This role will work closely with the Head Office in Europe and report to the Regional Director, who will be located in Kenya. The incumbent will have significant input into the finance, human resources, infrastructure, risk management and compliance and information technology functions.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing the annual budgeting and planning process in liaison with the Regional Director;
  • Administering and reviewing all financial plans and budgets, monitoring progress and changes and and keeping Senior Management team abreast of the organization’s financial status;
  • Maintaining, preparing and reconciling all records of income and expenditure and preparing monthly and annual financial reports;
  • Coordinating and leading the preparation of annual financial statements and annual audits including liaising with external Accountants and Auditors;
  • Updating and implementing all necessary business policies, administrative policies and accounting practices;
  • Contributing to the Human Resource Management including recruitment, induction, planning and facilitation of training of staff and development, conditions of employment, leave management in liaison with the Regional Director and Global Human Resources Director;
  • Overseeing day-to-day human resource matters and maintaining confidential staff files;
  • Overseeing the general office administration;
  • Managing appropriate and effective information technology systems that support programme work, staff and services; and
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the office operations.

Key qualifications, knowledge and experience required:
  • Bachelors degree in a business related field
  • Masters will be an added advantage;
  • CPA(K) orACCA;
  • At least eight (8) years professional experience in a similar role, managing and maintaining full financial accountability ¡n a small to medium business or non-profit environment, three years of which should be with an international organization or NGO;
  • Experience in IT administration and working with IT professionals;
  • Good understanding of human resources management and administration with basic procurement knowledge;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work and interact with people from diverse, professional , social and cultural backgrounds; and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good interpersonal skills.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria for this role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts and quoting the reference number (Ref.:FAM/3/14) on your application letter.

To be considered, your application must be received by 4 April, 2014 addressed to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited

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