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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 11, 2022
  • Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, icipe was established in 1970, to address this very paradox of insects and accompanying challenges. The Centre’s mission is to use insect science for sustainable development, to ensure food security and improve the overall health of communities in Africa by addressing the interlinked problems of poverty, poor health, lo...
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    Overall Purpose of the Job

    The position holder will be responsible for the financial management of a portfolio of grants.

    Specific Duties

    The successful candidate will be expected to:

    • Create new projects in the institutional financial systems.
    • Review and approve project expenses, ensuring proper classification and adherence to the approved budget.
    • Provide guidance and advice on financial management to research departments.
    • Support and guide project teams in monitoring the budget, analysing project financial performance, interpreting financial reports, and identifying and evaluating new financial strategies.
    • Ensure compliance with icipe financial policies and donor requirements in the implementation of projects.
    • Prepare financial reports in conformity with donor requirements and submit them in a timely manner.
    • Support initiatives towards enhancing financial management processes for improved service delivery and performance.
    • Facilitate periodic project audits.
    • Provide financial oversight to icipe country offices.
    • Support country office heads in budget preparation.
    • Ensure that financial and administrative procedures are in place, and that they comply with icipe standards.
    • Ensure that internal controls are established and applied consistently.
    • Review country office financial reports for completeness and accuracy.
    • Regularly review partner financial reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, or related subject.
    • Professional accountancy qualifications (CPA, ACCA or equivalent membership of an internationally recognised professional accounting institute).
    • At least three years of post-professional experience in project accounting

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