Project Finance Administrator Job in Kenya

Job Title: Project Finance Administrator

Hiring Organization: PATH
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/30/2024

About PATH

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.
PATH Kenya is seeking to recruit a Project Finance Administrator. The incumbent will be the custodian of the internal controls put in place to ensure that the project meets its deliverables, complies with PATH polices, donor regulations and statutory requirements.
Location: Nairobi Office

Job Responsibilities:

Provide timely first-level review and approval for the project’s activities and expenses.

Act as the custodian of the policies and procedures put in place by PATH to safeguard the operations of the project.

Analyze the project’s expenses and prepare project pipeline status monthly.

Prepare quarterly accrual reports.

Track the project’s deliverables and ensure timely update in salesforce.

Capacity build the project staff on matters compliance and efficient resources utilization.

Assist in the review of the contracting mechanisms, including purchase orders, consultants agreements and sub awards.

Support the preparation and monitoring of the projects annual and life of the project budgets.

Ensure compliance with the project’s award terms and conditions.

Assist in building appropriate operational and financial systems to effectively receive, expend, and account for donor funds.

Carry out regular review of program-wide adherence to identified compliance issues including intervening where necessary.

Support and foster partnership and collaborative initiatives between the finance and program teams.

Review procurement contractor justifications.

Carryout any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Background, Experience & Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field plus a full CPA(CPA-K) or ACCA qualification. Relevant master’s degree is an added advantage.

At least five years’ experience in financial management or administration.

Excellent analytical, financial management and budgeting skills.

Experience in financial forecasting and reporting.

Ability to coordinate project work involving team members at junior and senior levels across the organization.

In-depth knowledge of USAID and other international donor requirements.

Ability to learn, adopt and champion new business systems and processes.

Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, outlook, and SharePoint, as well as the ability to learn other software tools readily and use them successfully.

Project management experience is desirable.

Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

A high level of integrity and professionalism.

Ability to identify business needs, gather and analyze information.

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