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Finance And Grants Officer Job at Ifaw - Career Opportunity in Kenya
IFAW 69 Days Ago
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 19 February 2021
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 10-02-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-02-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Finance And Grants Officer

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

Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB TITLE: Finance And Grants Officer

Role and Responsibilities
Accounts Payable
• Review payment requests for invoices and other reimbursements for further approval by department and budget managers ensuring compliance with the organization's accounting, financial and operational policies as well as coding accuracy, appropriate authorizations, business purpose and evidence of value for payment. Ensure completeness of documentation.
• Review recorded voices in the accounting system in an accurate and timely manner
• Review vendor disbursements and staff expense reimbursements
• Review petty cash postings in Oracle Financials or Unit ERP
General Accounting
• Reconcile and review cash, petty cash prepayments, accruals, and other balance shout accounts
• Prepare schedules and propose journal entries to support monthly and fiscal year end closing
• Ensure compliance with institutional policies as well as terms and conditions for restricted grants, contracts or other funding sources,
• Compile requested documentation to support the annual financial statement and other statutory audits
• Participate in the ongoing development and education of non-finance staff regarding institutional and local office policies and procedures.
Budgeting & Reporting
• Review monthly actual to budget performance reports to project managers
• Support the development of local office budgets and work plans as part of the annual budgeting and planning cycle.
• Alongside Finance Project Leads, support the preparation of grant reporting for submission to funding agencies
Grant Management - Restricted Grants Funds & Unrestricted Grant Funds
• Lead EA finance team in Operational Collaboration with Restricted Grant Portrayer/Sub Awardees
• Coordinate with Sub Awardees/Partners. Due Dates of Reporting. Receive and Review Financial Reports from Partners
• Coordinate payments to sub awardees/Partners
• Conduct audits, including site visits to Grants
• Maintain a grant database for all unrestricted fund grants issued
• Represent the Finance Department in the IFAW EA Procurement Teams.
• Keep Updated with IFW's and Donor Procurement Rules and Procedures and Advise Respective Project Managers to ensure Compliance
• Serve as backup in executing monthly payroll
• Support the review and development of contracts and other agreements
• Act as IFAW bank agent

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications and Education Requirements
• Minimum 7 years general accounting experience. CPA graduate-CPA(K)
• A University degree graduate in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or related field will be considered
• Experience with accounting and reporting for EU, USAID.UKAID or other federal agency funding is desirable.
• Experience with or knowledge of Oracle Financials or Unit4 ERP or other related financial software preferred.
• Advanced computer Knowledge and expertise with Microsoft Office software required

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Education Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Please forward letter of interest, CV and copy of credentials to the following 2 emails simultaneously and 
Your application should include your current and expected salary and benefits. The subject for your application should read: Finance and Grants Officer
Applications should be received before close of business. Friday, 19th February, 2021.

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