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  • Posted: May 26, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.
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    Kenya PSDI Director, Finance, Administration, and Grants (DFAG)

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Oversee program operations, including but not limited to human resources, logistics, procurement, sub-contracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance.
    • Develop internal control measures, conduct internal financial audits, and coordinate external financial audits.
    • Prepare budgets for annual work plans and financial reports for USAID.
    • Lead and oversee all grants administration, from calls for expressions of interest through to implementation; Draft grants manual and related program documents
    • Develop and implement a grant tracking system to ensure the timely and correct execution of all grant agreements
    • Monitor completion of grants milestones and report issues encountered to the Chief of Party
    • Develop the financial management capacity of all relevant staff and sub-awardees.
    • Resolve external issues/problems related to grants administration in a timely manner
    • Review and approve draft grants agreement in compliance with applicable Palladium policies and procedures and USAID conditions
    • Ensure the accurate tracking and recording of project expenditures and financial reports
    • Guide and assist accountants and other program staff in preparing, revising, and monitoring budgets for ongoing activities
    • Manage the financial operations and financial reporting of the project, providing guidance and technical assistance to financial management personnel.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Experience working in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field with international business management, accounting, and/or auditing experience.
    • At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, auditing, finance, or business management with a recognized organization, preferably for USAID.
    • Knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, and reporting requirements
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of accounting principles.
    • Experience in managing staff and grants under contract for USAID-funded programs of a similar size
    • Progressively responsible experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, and sub-contracts or sub-awards.
    • Prior experience in a management role on a USAID funded program highly desired
    • Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with various stakeholders and grant awardees
    • Knowledge of local labor and tax laws and reporting procedures
    • Written and spoken fluency in English is required.

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