Independent Financial Consultant job at The Green Belt Movement

Vacancy title:
Independent Financial Consultant

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

Jobs at:

The Green Belt Movement

Deadline of this Job:
26 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Scope of Work

The Independent Financial Consultant will assist in preparation for two projects audits and the overall institutional audit for the year 2021 and 2022.

Specifically, the consultant will review, advice and ensure the following:

• Review grant contracts, budgets, schedules and other projects and organizational documents;
• Review financial and narrative reports for the audit period;
• Review and ensure completeness of all the payment vouchers and support documents for the audit period according to the submitted financial report;
• Review and ensure reconciliation and completeness of staff time sheets and payroll and statutory returns;
• Review and ensure reconciliation of both cash and bank statements;
• Review and ensure year-end entries and reconciliation in preparation for the overall institutional audit;
• Review adherence to each specific projects and budget lines within each project;
• Review adherence to authority or approval to incur expenditure;
• Review board approvals for the expenditures as required;
• Review adherence to all GBM and donor policies relating to financial management and procurement;
• Assist in reviewing, preparing and filing of any other document in preparation of the said audits;
• Perform any other related issues as may be deemed necessary in the course of the consultancy; and
• Prepare a final report showing identified findings and how they were addressed in preparation for the two projects audits and the overall institutional audit for the year 2021 and 2022.

Qualifications Required

• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field;
• Certified Public Accountant or CPA –K holder;
• A minimum of five years of experience with financial management, including financial controls, accounting, reporting and audit;
• Must have carried out at least three similar assignments in support of audit preparation;
• Familiarity with grants management, including demonstrated knowledge of rules, regulations, and reporting requirements is an added advantage; and
• Experience with accounting software like QuickBooks.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

To apply for the Independent Financial Consultant, applicant should submit a detailed work plan that includes a quote for total cost.

They should also send a cover letter and CV in one document outlining their suitability to: by 26th March 2023 with the subject line: Independent Financial Consultant Application.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 March 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 15-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-03-2065
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