NGO Finance Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya – International Health Project

A large, international, for-profit government and business research and consulting firm with approximately 1,200 employees in the US and over 30 other countries is hiring for an international health project in Kenya. 
We are looking for a Finance Manager who will be based in Nairobi, and will be responsible for providing support on the financial and administrative activities of the project. 

Specific responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

  • Provide financial support for the development and organization of the activities of the project
  • Under the supversion of the Chief of Party, assist in the preparation of budgets and revenue plans for the project
  • Analyze all types of expenses and enters them correctly in the project accounting system, loading them in the appropriate Quicken categories
  • Follow financial procedures for expenses, such as Check Requests, Purchase Orders, Justification Memos, and ensures the necessary approvals for each expense
  • Prepare the payroll of project employees, assuring that all amounts and deductions are made accurately
  • Provide financial support to the project’s consultants
  • Send the following biweekly reports to the organization’s Home Office: Bank Reconciliations, Cash Counts, and Advance Tracking
  • Prepare and processes check requisitions and checks
  • Maintain the Quicken database
  • Oversee the administration and tracking of the project Petty Cash account, paying and monitoring of advances for trips and Expense Reports, and monthly payments for project utilities and all vendors and suppliers
  • Ensures that periodic inventory of the fixed assets (property) of the company is conducted
  • Organize finance files
  • Prepare estimates for tax deductions, in order to report it monthly
Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in a similar capacity or administrator role.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Bachelors Degree (required) or Masters Degree (desirable), in Business, Finance, Management, or other relevant field.
  • 4 years of relevant professional experience in project management, contract administration, financial management, and/or program operations. 
  • 4 or more years of international project management experience
  • Experience with USAID is a plus.
  • Experience in Quicken and Oracle
  • Experience in project implementation.
  • Excellent writing, computer, management and organizational skills.
  • Successful track record as financial and operations manager.
How to Apply:

If you are qualified for and interested this position, please send your CV and brief cover e-mail expressing your interest to Bernadette Lee at Abt Associates: 

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