Finance and Grants Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance and
Grants Manager


Hiring Organization: PATH
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/28/2024

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity.
With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector A and with expertise
in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties,
PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing
heath challenges.

PATH has unparalleled expertise and experience in the development
of new tools and strategies for malaria elimination and has the potential to
become an acknowledged leader in accelerating efforts towards malaria
elimination and global eradication. PATH’s Center for Malaria Control and
Elimination (CMCE) works with PATH staff and strategic partners to coordinate
expertise and programming and maximize our collective impact toward malaria
elimination.


PATH seeks a Finance and Grants Manager for the Kenya project team
for the USAID-funded Reaching every at-risk community and household with
malaria services (PMI REACH Malaria) global project. PMI REACH Malaria aims to
provide implementation support services and technical assistance to countries
to accelerate progress in comprehensive delivery of facility and
community-based malaria services, including malaria case management, prevention
of malaria in pregnancy (MiP), seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC), health
systems strengthening, data collection and use for service delivery, and other
malaria prevention interventions.

The Finance and Grants Manager is based within a PMI REACH Malaria
country team, within a broader PATH country office, and may supervise other
finance and grants management staff. The Finance and Grants Manager will lead
or assist with all project-related financial management, local contracting and
grants management, compliance, and other related financial operations project
activities.

Responsibilities:

Provide
overall technical and administrative leadership in the areas of financial
management and grants management for the project.

Set up,
manage, and provide technical assistance related to the grant-making component
of the project activities.

Ensure
that financial systems and processes for the project are in compliance with
PATH policies, donor expectations and good financial practices.

Advise
country project staff on donor requirements; and provide training on financial
and grants management, recordkeeping, operational systems, and policies as
needed.

Provide
any information or support as needed to the global project team to prepare and
submit monthly financial, pipeline report and quarterly accrual reports to
USAID.

Manage
and liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of country project
financial and administrative practices and records.

Support
effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and
administrative functions within the project.

Support
assessments of in-country partners’ financial management capacity and ability
to adhere to donor requirements. Develop related action plans to address any
capacity/system gaps.

Develop,
analyze and monitor program budgets and expenditures.

Identify
and elevate financial and compliance risks to appropriate in-country or global
project team member.

Coordinate
input for the annual work plan and budgeting process with the project team and
partners.

Support
in-country procurement for project equipment and supplies as needed, in
collaboration with PATH’s Procurement Office. Review and approve payment
vouchers, travel expense reports, workshop expense reports and other
reconciliations for authorization, accuracy, allowability, charge codes and
accounting for advances.

Manage a
finance and operations team to facilitate budgeting, financial reporting,
accounting, administration and procurement across project needs.

Required skills and experience:

A
bachelor’s degree or higher in a field related to business administration or
accounting. Certifications in ACCA, ICSA, CIMA, or ACA will be an added
advantage.

At least
seven years of experience in financial management and grants and contract
administration, preferable with an international organization.

At least
five years of relevant experience managing USAID awards, with preferred
experience in managing USAID, USG contracts, and/or Grants under Contract.

Extensive
knowledge of USAID rules and regulations with experience managing subgrants,
experience building capacity in financial management and organizational
development of community-based organizations and implementing partners.

Relevant
skills in accounting software and cloud systems and use of advanced excel.

Experience
in capacity building of sub grantee organizations and in financial and audits
of donor-funded projects and programs.

Experience
in building and effectively supervising a diverse team of employees.

Demonstrated
ability to work with institutions at the national and regional level, local
nongovernmental organizations, and community-based organizations and
structures.

Excellent
attention to detail, sound planning and organizational skills, and
problem-solving skills.

Analytical
approach to work and strong time management skills

Ability
to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Strong
work ethic, resourcefulness, integrity, credibility, and dedication to PATH’s
mission.

Professional
proficiency in English required.

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