Director of Finance & Operations job at Palladium International
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Vacancy title:
Director of Finance & Operations

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

Jobs at:

Palladium International

Deadline of this Job:
30 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, June 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Director of Finance & Operations

Key Responsibilities
• Provides overall management of administrative operations, including logistics, procurement, budgeting, finances, human resources, information technology, property, and security.
• Oversees sound and effective systems for project administration and operations, including grants, subcontracts, procurement, and compliance.
• Support COP to maintain effective working relationships with donors and key government officials related to finance and operations.
• Support the annual workplan process and other strategic planning processes.
• Coordinate budgeting processes for program activities and conduct continual analysis and planning of operating, staff, and external project expenditures.
• Manage the procurement process, including negotiating competitive prices and documenting decision-making processes in accordance with USAID and Palladium’s regulations.
• Monitor salaries and benefits to ensure they are in line with agreed budget plans and competitive compensation structure benchmarking studies.
• Ensure contractual obligations are sound and appropriate for project.
• Supervises financial operations and monitoring of obligations, budgets, and expenditures.
• Prepares budgets for annual work plans and financial reports for USAID.
• Coordinates and manages the mobilization of short-term and long-term technical assistance and administrative staff.
• Develops internal control measures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting at the headquarters and field levels.
• Conducts internal and coordinates external financial audits.
• Fluent writing, reporting, and presentational skills in English.

Candidate Requirements
• Master’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, business management or a related field is required.
• Extensive senior-level experience managing finance, administration, grants management, and operations activities for complex and large-scale donor funded programs, particularly with subcontractors. At least 3 years’ experience in the management of programs of the same complexity and size.
• In-depth knowledge of USAID financial management rules and regulations, and reporting requirements
• Demonstrated experience with supervision and oversight of subgrants and subcontracts
• Demonstrated experience in management, supervision, and coordination of a team of senior finance, HR, and operations professionals
• Excellent knowledge of local labor laws and policy interpretation
• Advanced skills in budgeting and financial reporting with USAID programs and projects
• Knowledge of basic accounting software packages, advanced proficiency in Word and Excel
• Superior attention to detail: organizational skills, planning skills, problem solving skills, analytical skills, and critical thinking.
• Fluency in English.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 17-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-06-2065
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