9 Mar 2017

PATH Finance Manager Job

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.

By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH seeks a Finance Manager to provide comprehensive financial and administrative oversight for a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project based in Kenya. PATH supports the government of Kenya, US government implementing partners, and local communities to deliver locally developed health solutions. Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Provide comprehensive financial management support to the PATH Kenya Field Office maintaining all financial documents for PATH Kenya project.
  • Build capacity in financial and administrative support to PATH Kenya partner staff through technical assistance.
  • Compile the Payroll for the PATH Kenya Staff.
  • Provide technical assistance, including site visits, to ensure proper financial management of awards and timely submission of required financial reports.
  • Ensure field office compliance with financial management systems as per USAID and PATH requirements.
  • Maintain the security and accountability of the cash on hand.
  • Supervise the processing and recording of checks and disbursements on a daily basis, including verifying the accuracy of invoices and supporting documents.
  • Manage the distribution/reconciliation of financial advances to support program activities.
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports and documents for home office and donors.
  • Supervise/assist staff in the preparation of the local consultancy and Purchase Orders.
  • Supervise/assist staff in the preparation of local consultant financial reports and liquidations.
  • Supervise/assist the Finance Officer in the planning and making disbursements of funds to recipients.
  • Supervise/assist in Petty Cash disbursement and management.
  • Coordinate on the job training and reviewing work performed if it is in line with PATH procedures and systems as well as USAID regulations and guidance.
  • Maintain operational filing system of all financial related documents.
  • Gather information on costs when required for budgeting purposes.

Job Requirements

  • Computer literate with hands-on experience in use of accounting packages.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting and Auditing Principles and laws, rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of local labor laws.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, evaluate and modify financial programs, informational support systems and processes.
  • Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and result-oriented skills.
  • High standards of integrity.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration is required. A Master’s Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Finance Management is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven experience in a managerial position in the financial and administrative management of NGOs.
  • Experience with USAID funded projects is a plus.
  • Experience with donor accountability, strong computerized accounting and financial skills, extensive experience and knowledge of financial management and reporting processes and procedures.

How to Apply
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