Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis – Program job at International Rescue Committe

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Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis – Program

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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International Rescue Committe

Deadline of this Job:
19 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis – Program

Reporting to the Director, FP&A, the position will work closely with the Program team to lead the budgeting and reforecast process. The Associate Director will also provide the program-related insights and analysis to the monthly management reporting package to enable decision making for finance and program leadership, coordinating with Controllership pillars (e.g. regional finance directors) as needed. They will support one analyst to partner across the program areas of RAI (Resettlement, Asylum & Integration) and CRRD (Crisis Response, Recovery and Development) and will work closely with the Sr. Director, Finance and Operations CRRD and the Director of Finance RAI.

Major Responsibilities
• Support in leading the budget & forecast processes (receipt, consolidation, and analysis) for IRC’s program offices.
• Provide technical support and training to country finance and regional teams to ensure budgeting tools, policies, and processes are fully understood
• Support the improvement of the operating budget process through user-centered design methods and a continuous-improvement mentality
• Lead the delivery of program-specific monthly reports and analyses to program leadership, the CFO and other internal partners, including the identification of and recommendations related to risks and opportunities
• Guide the FP&A program team in providing effective finance support to program finance and leadership teams;
• Coordinate addition of program-specific financial planning content within finance communications, trainings, policy changes etc;
• With the Director and Sr. Director, FP&A to promote a positive, professional, and efficient team working environment

Work Experience
Job Requirements:
• Minimum 6-8 years progressive financial planning, reporting and analysis experience
• Experience budgeting and forecasting within a program office, or similar, in the non-profit sector

Demonstrated Skills And Competencies
• Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel and other tools to consolidate and analyze data and for the presentation of data and insights;
• Ability to communicate sophisticated topics (e.g. cost allocation policies) using clear and concise language
• Able to lead change through the development and implementation of trainings and mentorship; and,
• Ability to present sophisticated financial information in a succinct and compelling manner and to tell a story through data

Preferred Experience & Skills
• Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or Mathematics;
• Experience with cloud-based planning tools, data visualization tools such as PowerBI and ERP systems (D365) is desirable;
• Excellent communication skills: effectively connect with colleagues in a diverse multi-cultural environment; and,
• Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible and to apply creative problem-solving skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 05-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-10-2066
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