Finance and Operations Lead job at ActionAid

Vacancy title:
Finance and Operations Lead

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

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Deadline of this Job:
19 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description and Person Specification
• Auditing awareness (ISAs), asset inventory management, payroll processing and management
• Sound procurement knowledge and exposure, financial systems and records management & reporting.
• Excellent negotiation and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to handle sensitive negotiations on matters affecting AAIK staff.
• Strong leadership and management skills
• Strong analytical/problem solving, and management of crisis, conflict and risk
• A strong commitment to embedding feminist leadership and AAIK’s humanitarian signature.
• A good understanding of human rights, women’s rights, and socio-economic justice
• A strong commitment to adhering to and promoting AAIK’s approach to Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, and Abuse and other Safeguarding concerns (including child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk).
• Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills
• Excellent skills in facilitation and capacity building for inter-linkages amongst staff, partners & stakeholders
• High degree of integrity, dependability and confidentiality
• Good interpersonal and communication skills coupled with ability to influence, negotiate, advice, mentor and train
• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
• High level of IT proficiency in use of SUN system, Vision, MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, and e-mail.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor of Commerce Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University;
• Have MSc or MA in Business management from a recognized University;
• Be a Certified Public Accountants (CPA (K)) or ACCA (final) or its equivalent;
• Have at least Eight (8) years working experience in financial management and accounting work in an INGO or a large organization of which at least three (3) years must have been at management position;
• Have experience in development and implementation of financial systems and operations;
• Have practical experience in donor grants management & reporting, management reporting and statutory reporting in compliance with IFRS.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Please send your CV and cover letter to  by close of business on 19th January 2023. You are requested to highlight in the cover letter how you specifically meet the criteria for this role. ENSURE TO CLEARLY INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 12-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-01-2067
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