Finance Job in Kenya

LVCT Health is an
established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for its implementation of health
programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Healthy Empowered Communities, LVCT Health is a
leader in designing and implementation of innovative HIV prevention and
treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive sexual and gender based violence
programs reaching the most vulnerable populations. The organization works with
government and other stakeholders at national and county levels.

LVCT Health receives
multi-year funding from various donors including PEPFAR CDC, USAID, Elton John
AIDS Foundation, UN agencies and other foundations to carry out program and
research activities in multiple sites across various counties. Funds are used
by LVCT directly with some sub granting to partner organizations as required.

LVCT health seeks to
fill in the following key position: –

POSITION: Finance Manager

REPORTING TO: Operations


Job Purpose

Reporting to the
Operations Director, the Finance Manager will establish and maintain sound
financial management practices and ensure the Organization’s compliance with
LVCT Health and Donor procedures, rules and regulations. The Finance Manager
will supervise Senior Finance Officers and Accountants to ensure effective
implementation of finance management and accounting roles.

Key Roles &

  • Provide leadership to finance aspects of the
    organization, financial management, sub award management and accounting

  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting
    and fiscal control procedures for financial and sub award aspects of

  • Prepare and/or update manuals outlining policies,
    processes and procedures for financial systems and ensure implementation
    across the organization

  • Ensure proper accounting of all project
    transactions using LVCT Health’s accounting system and in line with local
    and funding agency requirements

  • Manage banking operations and reconciliations

  • Ensure compliance of financial systems with LVCT
    Health policies and procedures, donor rules and regulation, award
    requirements, and Government of Kenyan laws;

  • Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets;
    monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets;

  • Advise senior leadership regularly on financial
    and related matters. Prepare regular reports for presentation to
    management and the board indicating performance, trends and projections

  • Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local
    partners and technical teams on financial compliance and reporting

  • Prepare and submit annual, quarterly and any ad
    hoc financial reports to Donors

  • Ensure preparation and maintenance of filing
    system for financial documents in readiness for audits or tax reporting
    purposes and participate in financial audits

  • Liaise with Internal Audit & Compliance Manager
    and external auditors in the review of project financial management and
    development of strategies to reduce financial risk

  • Participate in resource mobilization efforts by
    contributing to the development of high- quality budgets aligned to
    workplans, maximizing savings and investments of restricted and
    unrestricted funds

  • Line management of direct reports including
    reviewing of roles, JDs, conducting performance appraisals, mentorship and
    capacity development


  • A Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance
    or related field relevant to the position requirements.

  • Professional certification (CPA-K) is a
    requirement and a member of

  • At least 7 years of experience in financial
    management for large complex projects, of which at least five years were
    working in the field of international

  • At least 3 years of experience working with US
    government funding mechanisms

  • Strong computer skills, advanced MS Excel skills,
    IT systems familiarity

  • Highly innovative and motivated organizational

  • Willingness to travel to the field

Required Competencies: –

The ideal candidate will
either be proficient or advanced in the following set of competencies, specific
to this position’s level Management.

  • Accountability – Takes ownership of work
    responsibilities and holds high Keeps commitments and takes appropriate
    actions to ensure obligations are met. Pursues efficiency and
    effectiveness and adheres to LVCT Health policies and procedures.

  • Team Building – Demonstrated team and people
    management abilities with a focus on growing staff, mentoring and coaching
    junior professionals;

  • Communication – Makes clear, persuasive oral
    presentations. Listens effectively and clarifies information as needed.
    Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended
    audience. Keeps employees and colleagues apprised with relevant

  • Time Management – Ability to stick to deadlines
    and time

  • Problem Solving – ability to use critical
    thinking to identify and analyze problems, weigh relevance and accuracy of
    information, generate and evaluate alternative solutions, and makes

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills

  • Problem solving and decision making aptitude

  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop
    strong working relationships

  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further
    into data

How to Apply

Interested and qualified
candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover
letter expressing interest and indicating 
Salary history and expectations to [email protected] .

The closing date
January 15, 2021. Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.

LVCT Health is an equal
opportunity employer. Please visit our for
more information about the organization 

LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in
any part of the recruitment process

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