The Nature Conservancy Financial Analyst Vacancy in Nairobi

The Nature Conservancy

Job Title: Financial Analyst – Kenya

Office Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Job ID: 45051

Regular / Temporary: Regular

Full / Part Time: Full-Time

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood.

Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity.

Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment.

We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

Position Summary: The Financial Specialist III provides highly specialized finance / accounting-related services to the Africa Division.

Essential Functions

The Finance/Accounting Specialist III provides highly specialized services in one or more of the following functions: proposal budget development; financial analysis and reporting; support and design field financial management processes; accounting; management controls and reporting; or similar financial activities for a department or business unit.

S/he has a high level of expertise in his/her area(s) of specialization of reporting, proposals, analysis and systems innovation.

S/he administers and maintains finance/accounting activities in accordance with TNC policies and procedures and best practices in financial/organizational management.

The Finance/Accounting Specialist III provides assistance to all levels of personnel in his/her specialty area.

S/he responds to complex operational and employee/management questions and problems based on advanced knowledge of the subject area with solutions.

Responsibilities and Scope

  • Works toward meeting the strategic priorities of the program by developing and coordinating tactics for approved plans and completing day-to-day tasks.
  • Ensures programmatic commitments, TNC policies and procedures, financial standards and legal requirements are met and managed for compliance.
  • Reinforces consistency in the organization’s policies and procedures and provides support related to relevant field.
  • May participate in complex negotiations.
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis for programs that compare budgets to actual results, and recommend corrective action as appropriate. Prepares financial analysis for management.
  • Work with conservation, philanthropy and external affairs teams on budget development for funding proposals.
  • Generate periodic internal and external reports for field and/or management use.
  • Assist in developing and implementing appropriate systems, policies and procedures related to financial reporting and analysis.
  • Serve as a resource to staff on financial matters, policies, procedures, guidelines and educate staff as required.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Operations Team to ensure financial management processes in the field complement and support project outcomes, and where necessary, design financial management tools & processes that facilitate strong control environments.

Reports to Finance Manager and provides interval updates on activities

How to Apply

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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of *The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.*

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Updated: January 15, 2017 — 9:56 pm