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Living Goods Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 13, 2017
Full time
Specific duties and responsibilities: Financial Management: Prepare and maintain country and consolidated accounts in accordance with Living Goods Financial policies and procedures. Submit a monthly checklist to the Chief Finance Officer in line with the monthly reporting timetable and establish effective financial planning, analysis and measurement techniques, and oversee the development of financial reporting, business plans, forecasts and budgets for Living Goods Kenya, Regional and other Living Goods entities. Implement all aspects of cash flow, cost allocation, budgeting, forecasting, financial statements, consolidations, financial modelling and analysis for a complex social enterprise. Direct all appropriate accounting activities including accounts receivable and payable, bank reconciliations, grants accounting, and work with partnerships to ensure appropriate accounting and banking procedures. Ensure effective controls and procedures for all Branch related processes Develop, maintain and monitor internal controls over all Living Goods Kenya finances and ensure that such internal controls are consistent within Living Goods.  Ensure appropriate policies and procedures are developed, communicated and monitored.  Assess strengths and weaknesses of financial management strategies and implement strategic and tactical steps to improve them. Coordinate the activities of external auditors and respond to external auditors’ reports including the implementation of recommendations. In this role he/she will also prepare the annual consolidated financial reports. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting Living Goods Kenya financial operations, including applicable tax laws in Kenya and in any new countries LG may establish operations in. Work collegially with other members of management and staff to integrate financial elements into its programmatic strategy. Financial Planning and Budgeting: Lead the process in the preparation of Living Goods Kenya budget estimates In partnership with the country teams, provide input on the preparation of Living Goods administrative budget estimates for submission to the Board for discussion and final approval. Regularly monitor expenditure against budget and advises the Country Director on variances, cost escalations, and budget re-allocations Procurement: Counter-approve all Local Purchase Orders (LPO’s) signed by the Operations Teams Act as first signatory on all payments (cheques and wire transfers) to suppliers Ensure correct allocation of costs and review Living Goods global cost structure and allocations. Payroll Management: Review and authorize the staff payroll on a monthly basis Ensure that all statutory deductions are effected and remitted within the stipulated period(s). Liaise with the administrators of the Living Goods Kenya staff provident fund, to ensure that proper records are kept and that the scheme conforms to Kenyan law and practice    Banking: Ensure that banking arrangements are adequate to support the activities of Living Goods Ensure all bank transactions conform with the agreed upon banking contracts, controls and arrangements Maintain cash flows and liquidity at optimum levels Annual accounts and Audit: Prepare the annual accounts for Living Goods Kenya and the consolidated accounts for Living Goods. Facilitate the carrying out of the external audit Regularly review and update Living Goods Kenya internal controls and procedures manual and ensure such controls are consistent within Living Goods Advise the CFO on any necessary amendments Team Development: Partner with the CFO and the Senior Leadership to build a culture of high performance at Living Goods. Recruit and provide line management, mentorship and support to the Finance teams. Relevant Experience and Professional Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Finance and general accounting and at least 4 years of experience working at a senior level in a multi donor, multi program International NGO. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, accounting, finance or related field. Along with a CPA (K) or ACCA finalist qualification. Demonstrable understanding or certification in key donors rules and regulations for cooperative agreement, contracts, procurement, and sub awards management and project administration. Exceptional numeracy and analytical skills Computer proficiency and familiarity with a range of software applications including MS Excel, MS Word, and accounting/ERP packages. Working knowledge of not-for-profit and private foundation law and accounting regulations. Experience with ERP software desirable Sound technical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Problem-solving skills and initiative. Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature.
Danish Refugee Council Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 13, 2017
Full time
Purpose  Based in Nairobi, with regular travel to field locations in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the Finance Coordinator supports in day to day routine financial duties, review of budget/budget revisions and is the lead finance focal point for the Programme Management Unit, Project Steering Committee, Technical Working Group and finance and programme staff from all consortium agencies. The Finance Coordinator also acts as the “Technical Focal Point” to all field operations from the 4 consortium members across all 3 locations. The Finance Coordinator is a key member of the Programme Management Unit and will contribute to ensure overall planning, implementing, and managing of the project, and assure progress towards achieving project goals and objectives.   S/he will oversee timely use of budget, with adherence to applicable policies, provide capacity building to project staff, and contribute to planning, coordination and learning within the consortium.   Responsibilities and Tasks:  The Finance Coordinator refers to and works in close collaboration with the finance and senior project staff of each of the implementing agencies. Specific responsibilities include: Responsible for financial progress against agreed targets of the project across all implementing agencies and areas  Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all financial deliverables and reports in accordance with EU guidelines  Oversee financial and administrative management of the programme, ensuring compliance with DRC and EU rules and regulations  Support the establishment of effective financial reporting and financial management mechanisms including budget phasing in line with work plan, procurement plan, M+E plan, Inception Phase planning and others. Ensure the TDL’s are cleaned for donor reporting   Organise and lead monthly BFU/TDL reviews meeting & monitor actual spending and advise programme teams on financial issues (overspends, underspends, compliance issues, clearing of outstanding advances etc.)   Provide additional technical assistance to partners as necessary to maintain high standards of compliance.   Prepare budget re-alignments where needed in collaboration with consortium member finance teams  Develop a strong working relationship with the finance focal point of each agency and each field team.   Participate in consortium Project Steering Committee meetings and Technical Working Group meetings, and ensure implementation of corrective measures related to finance/expenditure/compliance.   Monitor the liquidity levels of the field offices and ensure that cash requests are handled on time as per the agreed deadlines.   Minimize financial risks by ensuring that consortium members’ financial policies and procedures are strictly adhered to through predefined effective internal control system.   Check on the completeness, accuracy and validity of information regarding payment documents before payments are effected.   Ensure the implementation of recommendations raised through internal  & external audits, compliance audits etc.,    Support the PMU in internal and external audit process.   Coordinate with consortium members and/or with NGO Liaison bodies to obtain relevant local tax laws/requirements and ensure all partners are in compliance. This includes obtaining tax exemptions (i.e. Value Added Tax [VAT]) letters on yearly basis where needed.     Coordinate with consortium member HR departments to ensure all taxes related to staff salaries are paid in a timely manner to the relevant departments. This included taxes for Expatriate salaries, where applicable.   Coordinate with the Procurement and Logistics departments of consortium members to ensure the relevant taxes (if applicable) are indicated in all supplier documentation and paid to the relevant departments in a timely manner.   Qualifications:   Relevant university degree in Financial Management, Accounting, or any other relevant field.  At least five year’s work experience in field of finance/accounting/book keeping in an NGO or the commercial sector.   Experience managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple project partners  Proven experience in NGO programme budget management, including reporting and compliance. Previous experience managing an EU grant would be a plus.    Advanced experience/skills in MS Excel (experience in working with formulas).    Ability to train and build the capacity of finance and programme staff    Experience living and/or working in complex emergency locations preferred.   Communication Skills: Excellent writing and verbal skills in English   Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to manage a large workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.   Work style: Highly organized team player, pro-active and with demonstrated strong personal initiative and decision making ability. Proven solid analytical and problem solving skills.   Personal competencies  Political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures.  Demonstrated successful experience working within a complex security environment is preferred.
PATH Kisumu, Kenya
Dec 13, 2017
Full time
  Key Responsibilities: Provide technical support and mentorship in the implementation of the HIV TB service delivery component of the project at facility, sub-county and county level. In consultation with Technical Advisor/s, monitor implementation of costed project work-plans at facility, sub-county and county levels. Provide technical support for integration of the project’s technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation at facility level using evidence informed, innovative and best practices. Provide technical support in creating and strengthening linkages and referral networks between facility and community activities ensuring there is seamless implementation of activities leading to improved health outcomes at facility, sub-county and county levels. In consultation with the Technical Advisor/s support preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Technical Advisor/s in a timely manner Provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual facility performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT Provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT. Provide technical support for implementation and utilization EMR at facility level. Participate in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.   Coordination with C (SC) HMT on implementation of facility level HIV TB service delivery work plans. Represent the project in technical forums at facility, sub-county and county level. Participate in any other duties as assigned.   Required Experience Bachelor’s degree in health sciences and/or MPH or other master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage. Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination. Clinical Officer (or equivalent qualification) with an advanced diploma with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing direct technical support in implementation of health service delivery project with specific experience in HIV/TB projects. Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems including EMR systems. Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results. Computer literacy Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage . Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform. Ability to work with a multi-sectoral team and support collaboration with multiple stakeholders Ability and willingness to learn. Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills. Experience in public speaking and professional presentations. Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.  
Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 13, 2017
Full time
Main Responsibilities Perform spa treatments to a high standard The Therapist will ensure that the handover is completed in the guest journey as per the outlined standard, follow up on the treatment experience, expectations and satisfaction, and act on any discrepancies Ensure delivery of special, individual and unique services to all guests in the Spa and Fitness Centre To ensure the highest level of comfort and service, and create a genuine, warm and welcoming environment for our guests Be well informed on the retail products and their benefits, confident in dealing with guests’ requests and queries Knowledgeable about retail products related to specific menu treatments and able to make recommendations thereafter Provide proper documentation to the Spa Manager, to ensure that commissions are generated properly and retail sales are accurately tracked Maintain hygiene and cleanliness of treatment rooms Manage levels of professional stock and supplies Refer and abide by the spas standard operational procedures, policies and form manuals Comply with all Kempinski company policies Any other duties that may be delegated by the management through the Spa Manager Qualifications High School or secondary diploma required Massage certificate Beauty therapy certificate Aromatherapy certificate First Aid and CPR certificate (an advantage) Previous experience in a 5 star/luxury hotel is required Knowledge of herbal therapy, body treatments and facials Knowledge in operating Spa machines and equipments One (2) years’ spa therapy experience in an international standard spa Good communication skills Able to work in a fast paced environment and can multitask Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure
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