Jobs vacancy at KPMG in Kenya 2013

Job Title: Manager-Financial Assessments and Organisational Development
from KPMG
Closing date: 15 Feb 2013

KPMG is a leading provider of professional services, which include audit, tax and advisory. KPMG’s International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) team is based in Nairobi, Kenya and has adopted a pan-African approach to development work, employing full-time experienced development experts within the KPMG Africa team at our headquarters in Nairobi, together with a network of champions across the twenty countries of KPMG in sub-Saharan Africa.

The IDAS unit focuses on understanding clients’ organisations and operations, and supporting them in delivering their development programmes. The core of our work is in advisory and audit assignments for donors, for example providing grant management services, supporting the development and operationalisation of private sector development and governance enhancement programmes, and supporting the development and performance of donor, civil society organisations (CSOs) and community based organisations (CBOs). We also provide audit and assurance services for many donor and CSOs.

Due to continued growth, IDAS are looking to recruit a Manager to work in International Development Advisory – Financial Assessments & Organisational Development

Key Roles and Responsibilities • Be a key team member of Financial Assessments and Organisational Development work with CSOs and donors: • Lead, or be a key team member on, financial assessments of CSOs, CBOs and donors; • Lead, or be a key team member on, organisational development work with CSOs, CBOs and donors; • Lead, or be a key team member on, public financial management assignments; • Lead proposal-writing for financial assessments and organisational development opportunities; • Lead, or support, presentation of reports to donors, CSOs, CBOs and others; and • Lead, or support, the development of relevant thought leadership work.

Qualifications and Experience • Bachelors degree from a reputable university, • Relevant masters degree desirable; • Minimum of 6-10 years work experience in a reputable professional services firm, ideally in Advisory / Management Consultancy, but with a financial / audit background (preferably amongst the Big Four) • Either of the following professional qualifications: CPA or ACCA; • Experience of working with donors, civil society organisations or governments, particularly in improving financial management and supporting organisational development; • Experience of working on donor funded health projects; and • Additional qualifications including qualifications in CISA, CIA, CFA and IMIS, Managing Successful Programmes, Prince II are an added advantage.

Skills and Attributes • Understands key aspects of the financial and procurement cycles including from a risks and controls perspective, and have competency in cash-flow, budgeting, income and expenditure analysis and reporting; • Understands and appreciates core tenets of organisational development; • Be conversant in the key components of the project management cycle, ideally including strategic planning and monitoring & evaluation; • Strong workshop facilitation skills; • Strong communications skills – liaising with clients, management and staff, in person, by phone or in writing; • Excellent proposal-writing and presentation skills; • Well developed problem solving abilities and strong analytical skills; • Ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines and resolve conflicting demands; • Ability to lead a team and to work as a member of a team sharing knowledge and providing guidance and technical advice where necessary; • Willingness to travel throughout Africa; and • Socially confident and able to create a strong presence with clients and the KPMG team, and generate business through relationship selling.

We Offer • Exciting unparalleled exposure to advisory skills, competencies and tools; • Continuous learning and development; • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams; • Local and regional travel; • Unrivalled space to grow, be innovative, and lead a team.

How to apply:
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting IDAS/2013/04-FA&OD on or before Friday 15 February 2013 to

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