Finance and Grants Manager job at Independent Medico Legal Unit

Vacancy title:
Finance and Grants Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Independent Medico Legal Unit

Deadline of this Job:
31 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 19, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Finance and Grants Manager

Job Purpose
Lead in grants management, financial management and in ensuring compliance to policies and procedures as well as team leadership.

Main Responsibilities Of The Jobs
Managerial / Supervisory/ Operational Responsibilities or roles:
1) Lead in the implementation of grants and financial policies and procedures in line with IMLU’s strategic goals and prescribed guidelines.
2) Consolidating and developing IMLU’s institutional and grants budget.
3) Monitor and ensure adherence to donor agreements including record maintenance and staff awareness on the same.
4) Timely and quality preparation and dissemination of the expenditure, donor and management reports for informed decision-making.
5) Coordinate the preparation of the annual institutional audits and grants audit.
6) Review internal financial controls and ensure compliance.
7) Maintain appropriate accounting records and ensure timely backup of digitalized accounting data.
8) Ensure prudent resource management by expenditure verification and ensure that budget and expenditure reports are timely disseminated to staff.
9) Prepare, maintain and update a fixed asset register including disposal of obsolete assets
10) Responsible for ensuring accurate donor coding and timely payment.
11) Ensure proper cash management and control.
12) Assist in departmental planning and execution.
13) Take lead in grants management including preparation of quality proposal budgets, donor compliance and reporting and grant close out procedures.
14) Support monthly and year-end finance procedures including staff orientation on staff matters.
15) Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Responsibility for physical assets
Office laptop
Nature of Decision Making
Strategic decisions
Operational decisions

Knowledge, Skills And Experience
Minimum level of academic qualification, skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or any other related field.
Minimum level of professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role:
Minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role:
Finance accounting, management and Grants Management. Team leadership/human resource management. Performance management experience.

Minimum months or years of experience required to have to be appointed to the position :
Minimum – 4 years
Desirable – 6 years’ experience in similar position

Key Performance Indicators
● Increase resource optimization at IMLU.
● Institutional compliance
● Effective Human Resource information system.
● Timely reporting of grant management.
● Timely preparation of Budget.
● Real time financial reporting
● Availability and optimal utilisation of resources.


b) Knowledge on Enterprise Resource Planning
c) Knowledge on Research and Projects
d) Record Keeping
e) Report writing
f) Public Relations
g) Accounting skills

a) High initiative and self-drive.
b) Minimal supervision,
c) Has a high amount of discretion.
e) Encourages experimentation and innovation.
h) Listens to and acknowledges the feelings, concerns, opinions, and ideas of others.
Receptive to change – Makes specific changes in the system or in their own work methods to improve performance

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Job application procedure
Are you passionate and committed to human rights and have the experience and qualifications we are looking for?
If so, please send your application letter and max 2-page CV, including you current salary, expected remuneration, three professional referees and day time telephone contacts to:  with the subject matter “POSITION APPLIED” by 31st August 2022.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 19-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-08-2065
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