Senior Financial Analyst job at Elizabeth Glaser

Vacancy title:
Senior Financial Analyst

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

Jobs at:

Elizabeth Glaser

Deadline of this Job:
30 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Financial Analyst

• Identifies And Communicates Financial Status By Comparing And Analyzing Actual Results With Plans And Forecasts, Making Use Of HQ And Country Generated Reports Including
• Hold monthly pipeline review meetings with Responsible Project Managers to discuss budget performance as per the budget monitoring policy.
• Financial Forecasting and burn rate analysis. Ensure projects are spending within the budgets
• Liaise with Procurement Manager to ensure timely project procurements as per procurement plans.
• Prepare donor financial reports for review by the finance manager.
• Agreement specific monthly costed work plans with actual expenditure.
• Provide monthly summary report of all the pipeline reviews highlighting any outliers that require management attention.
Budget management
• Develop first draft of new business cost proposals and annual budgets under continuation awards.
• Prepare budget narratives to accompany budgets.
• Prepare budget revisions and responses to donor budget inquiries.
• Work closely with programs colleagues and Senior Finance Officer to develop costed workplans.
• Monitor spending and create projections for each project as needed to inform the core leadership team and guide spending decisions for budget managers.
• Support Funding Scenario Analysis.
• Ensure all the project has accurate and approved costed work plans.
Joint Shared Cost distribution
• Prepare Cost share Matrix for distribution of shared common cost based on the labor hours charged to various project.
• Prepare monthly Journals for Joint shared cost distribution.
• Review staff FOPA and ensure timely submission to HQ.
• Perform and complete special projects and other financial duties as required.
• Present financial status of projects during Quarterly Financial Review meetings.
• Support EGPAF’s annual internal audit and Compliance Review function.
• Coordinate management response to prime partners’ desk reviews.
• Preparation of VAT reports.
• Any other work related duties as may be assigned.

To Be Successful, You Will Have
• Degree in Finance, accounting or other relevant field, plus a minimum of five years of experience in financial administration and budget functions.
• Experience working with CDC, USAID and other major donor awards.
• CPA Finalist.
• Demonstrated analytical, financial management and budget monitoring skills.
• Previous knowledge in USG budgeting.
• Functional knowledge of the Excel, Microsoft Word, Power point as well as the ability to learn financial systems/other software tools.
• Experience working with diverse teams, comfortable working with minimal supervision and excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with and build strong relationships with senior staff, global and regional colleagues and external stakeholders.
• Strong organizational skills, high level of attention to detail, and effectiveness under stringent deadlines.
• Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken; diplomacy in communicating with broad and diverse audiences.
• A high level of integrity, professionalism, and ability to develop strong working relationships in a team-based environment.

The Ideal Candidate Will Either Be Proficient Or Advanced In The Following Set Of Competencies, Specific To This Position’s Level Of Officer
• The Foundation expects all employees to possess the fundamental competencies of interpersonal skills, communication, accountability, continual learning, and driving results.
• Team Building – Team building is a person’s ability to inspire and foster team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. He/she also facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.
• Customer Service – Customer service is a person’s ability to anticipate and meet the needs of internal and external customers while delivering high-quality products and services and being committed to continuous improvement.
• Decisiveness – Decisiveness is a person’s ability to make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences. He/she will also perceive the impact and implications of decisions

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: 30 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 16-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-08-2066
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