Finance Director Job at Dorbe-Leit Solutions Limited

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  • Directly oversee all financial and accounting activities.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain sound financial management policies, systems, structures, and procedures for Kenya and New York Office and ensure alignment with donor rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for processing statutory and tax returns for both Kenya and USA and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations for SHOFCO entities.
  • Provide financial management and analysis for all aspects of the SHOFCO operations and programs, ensuring all costs incurred are accounted for and in compliance with local laws, donor regulations, and SHOFCO policies and procedures.
  • Develop financial models to support the preparation of budget scenarios and alternatives for programs and operations.
  • Provide financial control, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to programs and the CFO on budget expenditures.
  • Ensure financial operations and reporting are in accordance with donor contractual requirements.
  • Manage cash flow forecasts and monitor liquidity, including decisions on foreign currency transactions.
  • Responsible for statutory, project-specific, and internal audits and serves as the focal point for internal, government, and/or donor audits.
  • Follow up and implement on a timely basis internal, government, and/or donor audit recommendations.
  • Serve in the procurement and tender committees
  • Maintain updated information regarding grants and contracts, reporting requirements, and financial restrictions.
  • Assist in program development and proposal preparation as needed by preparing and reviewing the budget and budget notes for programs as required.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll, associated taxation, and compliant timekeeping and associated allocations for all SHOFCO staff.
  • Responsible for preparation and circulation of management reports, budgetary control reports, grants reports, and board decks.
  • Supervise and oversee finance staff and other consultants assigned to areas of responsibility.


  • University degree or advanced degree in accounting, finance or related area and fully qualified accounting qualification (e.g. CPA, ACCA, etc)
  • Minimum of 10 years or equivalent experience managing finance, with at least 5 of those 10 years managing finance for donor-funded programs.
  • US GAAP and IFRS experience is required
  • Advanced knowledge of non-profit accounting practices, donor rules, and regulations.
  • Experience with ERP (SHOFCO uses SAP and SAP experience is highly desirable)
  • Strong budgeting, financial reporting, and organizational experience and skills.
  • Strong focus on proactive problem-solving.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Excel; good knowledge of standard office programs
  • Experience directly managing and developing the skills of direct reports and other staff

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