Pathfinder International Finance and Administration Director Job in Kenya

Finance and Administration Director
Location: Nairobi
Pathfinder International is an international non-profit
organization that is dedicated to supporting high-quality comprehensive
reproductive health services in Kenya. 
We are seeking a highly motivated,
talented and hardworking individual for the position of Finance and
Administration Director based in our Nairobi office.
Reporting to he Country Representative the Finance and
Administration Director will be member of the country office leadership contributing to the strategic
planning, policy formulation, resource mobilization and optimization for the
Kenya Country Office (KCO). 
S/he is responsible for the financial and
administrative (F&A) management of KCO as well as for providing F&A
oversight to all KCO projects and sub recipients.
Specifically, s/he is responsible for the functions of
Procurement; Administration; Information Technology Services; Accounting;
Budgeting; Budget monitoring; Internal control; Compliance; Reporting and;
Grants administration.
Job Requirements
  • Advanced Business Degree coupled with CPA (K) certification
    or similar certification.
  • Minimum 8 years in USAID financial management as well as
    contract and grant administration, supervision, budgeting, reporting,
    accounting and financial analysis experience is required.
  • Thorough understanding of USAID financial guidelines and
    regulations and sound judgment in applying them to diverse field based
  • S/he must have knowledge of and ability to use accounting
    principles and methods, techniques, and systems of financial management, and be
    able to guide and implement best administrative and financial practices.
  • Sound understanding of and ability to use accounting
    software (ERP) and the MS office suite of applications with emphasis on MS
    Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong leadership and management skills. Able to lead in the
    achievement of results.
  • Desired personal qualities include unimpeachable integrity,
    patience, tact, mature judgment, and strong negotiating and interpersonal
    communication skills.
  • Excellent team player, able to work with minimal supervision
    and with prior experience in administration (logistics).
  • Willing to travel extensively in and outside the country
    when appropriate.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili languages.
  • Previous work experience in an INGO in the health sector is
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their
CV and cover letter detailing current and expected salary, names and contacts
of three referees, preferably supervisors and clearly indicating daytime telephone
contacts to
Closing date for applications is 15th
June, 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet
the above qualifications and are available to start immediately are encouraged
to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer

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