Deputy Finance Coordinator Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Deputy
Finance Coordinator

Hiring Organization: MSF
Switzerland
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Non-Profit
Organization
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 02/06/2024

MSF
Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency
medical aid to populations in need based in Dagahaley and Mombasa County.
he selected candidate will be reporting to the Finance Coordinator

Main
Purpose

Supporting
the Finance Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities, replacing
him/her in his/her absence and participating in the implementation and
management of finance strategies, policies, the internal control system and all
financial administrative and legal issues in the mission, according to MSF
protocols, standards and procedures, in order to provide accurate, transparent,
timely and reliable financial information to the organization and third parties
on the allocation of resources in the projects

Accountabilities


Participating
actively in the definition and monitoring of the financial operational and
budget needs and the financial strategy of the mission, providing support in
the assessment and mitigation of the financial risks of the mission and in the
implementation of the relevant organizational setup in order to meet all
financial obligations while keeping financial ethics respected at all times.

Supporting
the Finance Coordinator in the implementation and respect of MSF policies and
guidelines, ensuring they are aligned with legal requirements and within the
national legal framework, and designing or adapting relevant local policies,
procedures and tools for optimized management of the mission’s financial
resources.

Supporting
the Finance Manager in the management of the treasury, including the whole
accounting of the mission in order to ensure the smooth running of operations
at all times and maintaining as much control as possible on financial risks.

Participating
in the management of funding agreements with donors and in providing regular
and adequate indicators to monitor the financial health of the mission,
providing relevant cost analysis, regularly monitoring of expenses vs budget,
analyzing variances and suggesting corrective actions when needed. Assisting in
the collection of information on resources and translating them into a budget.

Supporting
the Finance Coordinator in ensuring the proper application of HR policies and
associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation,
potential, detection, staff’s development and internal communication) in order
to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the finance
activities.

Participating
in the coordination and supervision of the monthly and yearly closing of
accounts with the aim that the statement reflects the financial reality of the
mission

Performing
tasks delegated by the Finance Coordinator and replacing him/her in his/her
absence.

When
requested replacing other members of the capital or project finance teams
during their absence

Organisational
evolution/mutualisation dossiers are a major intersection priority in Kenya as
Nairobi is the humanitarian hub in the EA Region. Total budget of the mission
in 2024: approx. 11 million CHF. Donors to follow-up in 2024 (grant for Mombasa
and Dagahaley projects).

Supporting
the projects and their respective team, and conducting field visits to the
projects/emergencies/explo when required

Participating
in the coordination and the support during local audits

Technical
supervision of the ACMA and the Field Admin (FIN/HR Managers), although the
Finance Coordinator remains their main supervisor.

Requirements

Education:
Essential Degree in Finance/ Economics

Experience:
Experience in budget management,experience in team management

Desirable
working experience in MSF or other NGOs

Languages:English
and Swahili

Knowledge
of Somali language will be an advantage

Knowledge:
Essential computer literacy (word, excel, ERP and internet)

Competencies:

Strategic
Vision

Leadership

People
Management and Development

Service
Orientation

Teamwork
and Cooperation

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