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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SAPCONE Finance Manager Job in Lodwar, Kenya

Empowering communities for sustainable development in Turkana County
Job Title / Position:Finance Manager
Location: Lodwar
Application Deadline: 28th February, 2017
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Starting Date: 5th of March 2017
Duration of Initial Contract: One Year
Reporting to: Executive Director
Background (SAPCONE): SAPCONE is a Kenyan based non-profit making indigenous organization with the head office in Lodwar town and liaison office in Turkana north and operating in Turkana County with core mandate empowering marginalized communities for sustainable development in Turkana, mainly with focus on social accountability, education and child protection.
We are also involved in other community development interventions such as rain water harvesting and livelihoods Programmes that are labor intensive like road works and sanitation improvements in households in and around Turkana County where we have our project camps.
It also deals with civic education and promotes peace building and conflict mitigation, Emergency response, Conflict early warning and families’ re-unification as a result of cross border atrocities among other programmes and projects.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Under the direction of the Executive Director, the finance Manager Ensure that organization set up adheres to Financial Handbook,  policies, and donor and auditor requirements
  • Implement SAPCONE’s financial systems, routines and procedures
  • Maintain overall budget control and monitor cash flows
  • Management of financial team
  • Training of line managers and staff with financial responsibilities
  • Provide regular analysis and reports
  • Implement the anti-corruption policy
  • Build the wider team of finance staff through regular support and capacity building
  • Provide analysis of financial position for the Executive Director as required
  • Ensure anti-corruption training and risk-mapping is undertaken regularly
  • Manage the Compliance Officer effectively to ensure full compliance in the programmes
Position Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior Financial Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Commensurate accounting qualification
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for SAPCONE mission and goals.
  • Education field: Finance / Economics
  • Education level: College / University
Personal qualities
  • Knowledge of humanitarian programming
  • Experience of working in consortia with other organizations
    Wide experience of different donor rules and regulations
This position is full-time and is on a contractual basis.
This job advertisement does not list all the duties of the posted job and a further job description will be provided.
This advertisement is not a contract for employment.
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should apply via e-mail to  with only “SAPCONE Finance Manager” in the subject line.
The e-mail should contain your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references, and current and expected remuneration.
SAPCONE will only contact candidates considered for the position.
SAPCONE is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women applicants are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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