Grants Finance Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Grants
Finance Officer

Hiring Organization: World
Vision
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Private
Charity
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/12/2024

With
over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable
children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of
all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian
faith.

Come join
our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of
transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key
Responsibilities:

30% Grant
Financial Monitoring and Reporting


Ensure
aligned budgets are posted in SUN

Monitor
budget commitments and follow up on the pending commitments

Review
and advice on project coding

Review
project expenses for accuracy and completeness

Prepare
analysis of grant expenditure for management action to help in monitoring
the burn rate for grants and special projects.

Prepare
donor reports for grants projects as allocated

Provide
timely feedback on any inquiries on the allocated projects financial
performance.

30% Grant
acquisition:

Development
of proposal budget for continued Government, Multilateral and PNS funding
to National office.

Preparation
and submission of realistic, accurate and timely budgets that are
compliant with the donor rules and regulations.
Timely revision of budgets in line with project needs and donor
regulations.
Review of budgets developed by field accountants.
Review of budgets developed by partners.

25%
Compliance and Risk Management

Ensure
grant implementation and reporting follows donor rules and regulations.

Ensure
grant projects close out procedures are done according to the donor
guidelines.

Work
closely with the procurement department to ensure compliance with grants
procurement guidelines

Reconcile
LDRs with the payroll.

Coordinate
grant project audits & reviews and follow up on recommendations to
ensure 100% implementation.

Facilitate
storage of financial reports and records pertaining to the Program in line
with the donor and WV requirements.

Identify
and mitigate financial risks facing the grant through riskconnect

Under-take
frequent field visits to identify and review risks facing the grant
projects allocated

10%Sub-grantee
Management

Support
RAM department in conducting due diligence for new sub-grantees.

Support
Program Officers in the sub-granting process, ensuring grant agreement are
well executed.

Monitor
sub-grantee financial performance and adherence to donor regulations

Enhance
financial capacity of Sub grantees through continuous training based on
need and the due diligence outcomes

Review
of sub-grantee’s financial report

Maintain
records and files on each sub-grantee

5%Other

Perform
any other duties as requested by the supervisor

Knowledge,
Skills & Qualifications

Minimum
5 years of financial management experience.

Demonstrated
ability to work under minimal supervision

Strong
leadership and demonstrated ability to work independently and within a
team prioritize tasks and manage multiple activities with attention to
detail, meeting tight deadlines under pressure

Bachelor
of Commerce, Economics, Accounting or Finance or related field.

CPA
(K)

Practical
experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred

Advanced
excel and analytical skills Strong budgetary and financial management
skills

Experience
in supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff

Ability
to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts,
stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited
resources

Ability
to work on a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

Ability
to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

Compatibility
with WV’s Mission, ethos, policies and core values.

A
team player

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