Finance and Investment Manager

Nairobi, Nairobi Area 24 January

Caritas Nairobi

  • Description

    1. The Organisation¬¬
    Caritas Nairobi is the aid and social development agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi. Our vision is to see a just, self-reliant and value based society. We work in the counties of Kiambu and Nairobi to provide aid and social development services without regards to race, gender, and age, social or religious backgrounds
    2. Key Responsibilities
    1. Maintain and adhere to Caritas Nairobi financial policies and procedures including the donor regulations and guidelines to ensure that the Finance department functions in an efficient and well-organized manner.
    2. Investment portfolio management
    3. Ensure preparation of accurate and timely monthly (donor and internal) reports and supervision of day-to day financial operations.
    4. Be focal point for compliance with the Kenyan accountancy, tax and financial regulations.
    5. Provide essential support and backstopping to Administration and Programme departments, as well as knowledge-sharing and capacity- building of other team-members
    3. Job Profile
    Ensure application and respect of all Caritas Nairobi administrative and financial rules and procedures
    • As per need develop internal policies to ensure the good implementation of Caritas Nairobi rules and procedures, respecting donor rules, the Kenyan legislation and general good accountancy practices
    • Ensure the good use of funds according to Caritas Nairobi and donor guidelines
    • Analysis of investment opportunities including financial modelling, valuation and return analysis;
    • Market and industry research; Due diligence on companies, management, customers, competitors and industries;
    • Ensure financial support and constant communication toward concerned departments and budget holders about budget planning, cost allocation, financial monitoring, etc
    • Produce financial reports for the Board of Directors, the Executive Director and programme heads as required.
    • Centralize information for building donor budgets proposal
    • Participate in the definition of yearly budgets.
    • Ensure the management of the team placed under your responsibility
    • Consistently build the capacity of the finance team.
    • Implement administrative and financial monitoring tools.
    • Prepare audit when relevant / supervise the audits carried out.
    4. Person Profile
    4.1.1 Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
    • CPA

    • 3-7 years of experience
    • Experience with investment fund management: Strong financial, modelling and business analysis skills as demonstrated by prior experience is required
    • Accounting experience is preferred but not required
    • Analytical, logical, and methodical
    • Ability to interact with Senior Level Management
    • Advanced skills in Excel
    • Able to deliver high-quality results under tight deadlines
    4.2 Personal Qualities
    The employee should demonstrate competence in the following areas:
    1) Ethics: Ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
    2) Communication: Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to articulate the vision of Caritas Nairobi and communicate complex issues with clarity to a wide range of audiences
    3) Adaptability: Demonstrate dynamism and a willingness to be flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency
    4) Building Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
    5) Leading: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
    6) Innovative: develop enterprising initiatives including digital developments that add value, revenue and richness to Caritas work and its reputation
    APPLICATION: Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications, detailed CVs, names of three referees, available testimonials and working hours telephone contact.
    Applications should be addressed to:
    Email: *********** or hand /post delivery through HR-Caritas Nairobi, Cardinal Otunga Plaza, P.O Box 41353-00100, Nairobi. For More information, visit the Caritas Nairobi Website Applications must reach us on or before 25th January 2019.
  • Number of vacancies: 24
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Finance and Investment Manager

  • Recruiter

    Caritas Nairobi

  • Location

    Nairobi, Nairobi Area

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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