Water Services Trust Fund Finance Manager and Technical Auditor Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Water Services Trust Fund
 
Financial support for improved access to water and sanitation
 
1. Re- Advertisement
Position: Finance Manager
Reporting: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.
Location: Nairobi
The Finance Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the financial affairs of Water Services Trust Fund
 
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific Duties at this level will include but not limited to;
  • Take charge of the finance function and ensure the development of the financial management strategy and sound financial management systems
  • Provide leadership in the formulation, implementation, analysis and reporting of financial management policies and strategies
  • Provide leadership in the preparation of the budget in line with the strategic plan, and monitor and control to enhance effective utilization
  • Reviewing donor contracts, cash flow and other financial projections in line with donor requirements
  • Participate in financial negotiations with Development Partners and bankers
  • Ensure timely preparation of the annual financial statements, donor management reports, monitor and reconcile the same
  • Support the Resource Mobilization activities of the Fund
  • Ensure timely the preparation of the Funds payroll and statutory returns
  • Ensure timely project financial monitoring and reporting
  • Implement internal and external audits recommendations
  • Ensure timely disbursement and accounting of funds by agents
  • Build financial management capacity of Water Service Providers, Communities and Water Resource users associations
  • Supervise, appraise and develop staff in finance department
  • Ensure proper management of the ICT and Procurement function in the Fund
  • Taxation planning and management
  • Cash management
  • Ensure proper internal control
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Finance or business related field such as, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Management or Economics from a recognized Institution.
  • Masters in Finance orin a related field.
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
  • At least seven (7) years relevant experience in a reputable organization, three (3) of which must be at a senior management level, preferably as head of the finance function
  • Member of a professional body (ICPAK)/ ACCA
  • Experience in project accounting is an added advantage
Personal Attributes
  • Be honest and trustworthy.
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics.
Skills
  • Computerized accounting.
  • Financial management systems.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems.
  • Knowledge in ISO management systems.
2. Advertisement
Position: Technical Auditor
Reporting: Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager
 
Duties and responsibilities
Key duties and responsibilities will include and not limited to;
  • Assessing the adequacy of internal controls over funds received by the project and supported institutions.
  • Carry out technical audit of funded projects.
  • Assess the adequacy of the systems of control over procurements of supplies, equipment and services.
  • Verification of disbursements received and expenditures incurred.
  • Evaluate expenditures at the project level, the recipient institutions and implementing agents against the authorized work plans so as to assess their relevance, appropriateness and general enforceability.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation, inspection and audit of the completed technical works for quality and quantity timeline.
  • Review the technical works and propose measures, procedures, tools, and actions that can contribute to the improvement of the quality of funded projects.
  • Carry out technical audit of funded projects to determine compliance to engineering and technical standards.
  • Coordination of Auditors and Audi-tees.
  • Follow up audit issues.
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Degree in Civil Engineering (Building or Construction) or any relevant degree.
  • Masters degree in a related field.
  • Registered member of a professional body.
  • At least 5 years experience in a relevant field.
  • Audit experience in a large Audit and Consultancy firm will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in project management.
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with above qualification and experience requirement will be offered to the successful applicants.
How to apply
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications with the job title clearly marked on the envelope to the address below.
Your application should include a cover letter demonstrating why you are the best suited candidate, copies of your academic and professional certificate and testimonials and copies of professional membership(s) certificates.
It should also include details of telephone contacts, email address, current position and immediate supervisor position, current and expected remuneration and three referees; one academic and two professionals.
Chief Executive Officer,
Water Services Trust Fund,
Hill, Mara Road, CIC Plaza, 1st Floor 
P.O Box 49699 – 00100, 
Nairobi.
To be received not later than close of business 9th May 2013.
Water Services Trust Fund is an equal employer and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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