Head of Finance and Administration job at Windle Trust Kenya

Vacancy title:
Head of Finance and Administration

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

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Windle Trust Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
05 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Head of Finance and Administration

The individual recruited for this position will be expected to carry out the following responsibilities:
Systems; Policies and Procedures
Ensure systems are in place and working effectively including:
• Organizational budget planning
• Compliance with both government and donor requirements
• Policy updates to reflect changes in government and donor regulations
Finance Management
• Lead the Finance team to deliver timely, high quality finance support across the organization, including ensuring:
Provision of timely and accurate financial information, analysis, and insight across the organization, including income, expenditure, balance sheet, cash flow and budget holder information
• Provision of high quality, advice and support to budget managers and others
• Proper recording of, and accounting for, income and expenditure in compliance with WIKs accounting policies, regulations and statutory requirements.
• Review, development and provision of the financial management information, analysis, processes, and systems
Budget monitoring
• Oversight on both internal and external audits
• Maintenance of proper accounting systems
• Cash flow management
General Administration
• Management leadership
• Logistics and procurement management
• Staff development and supervision
• Ensure that all staff understands and are empowered to perform their role
• Ensure the finance team can service budget holders, senior management and donors with all reasonable requests in a timely manner
• Recruitment, training, and professional development of the team as part of the wider staff development strategy.
Risk Management
• Review the risk management policy
• Update risk register – to ensure it reflects the organizations current risks

• A degree in finance; business administration or related field
• Chartered accountant - holder of CPA/ACCA
• Minimum of 5 years management experience in an NGO environment or audit firm; of which 3 are at a senior management level within a finance department.
• Understanding of major donor compliance regulations will be an added advantage
• Strategic mindset with the ability to lead, inspire and achieve results in a challenging context
• Solutions focused with ability to identify weaknesses and drive continuous improvement.
• Ability to prioritize, plan ahead, and manage a complex and diverse workload with tight deadlines.
• Excellent understanding of financial systems, controls and procedures.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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: 05 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 25-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-08-2066
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