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The client offers advisory services on integrated policies and practices within the food system, climate, health nexus.

Job Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Finance and Administration Manager with a strong background in managing finances and administrative functions within the context of donor-funded projects. The Finance and Administration Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring the effective financial management, compliance, and administrative support for our organization’s projects funded by donors. The ideal candidate will possess excellent financial acumen, administrative expertise, and a thorough understanding of donor regulations and reporting requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management:

  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and controls in compliance with donor requirements and organizational standards.
  • Prepare and monitor project budgets, ensuring accurate forecasting, tracking, and reporting of financial performance.
  • Prepare and file taxes and enable the organization to meet its tax and audit obligations
  • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and cash management.
  • Conduct periodic financial analysis and provide insights to inform decision-making and resource allocation.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial reports for donors, management, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide training and support to project staff and partners on financial management, compliance, and administrative best practices.
  • Foster a culture of accountability, transparency, and compliance throughout the organization and among project stakeholders.

Grant Management:

  • Manage all aspects of donor-funded grants, including proposal development, budgeting, contract negotiation, and compliance monitoring.
  • Coordinate with project teams to ensure adherence to grant terms and conditions, reporting deadlines, and budgetary constraints.
  • Facilitate donor audits and reviews, providing necessary documentation and support to ensure compliance with grant requirements.

Administrative Support:

  • Oversee administrative functions, including procurement, logistics, facilities management, and compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and documentation related to project activities, contracts, and agreements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in financial management and administration, with at least 3 years of experience managing donor-funded projects.
  • Strong understanding of tax and audit regulations, donor regulations, compliance requirements, and reporting standards.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Possession of an accounting qualification like ICAN is a plus
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP, QuickBooks and other financial planning software.


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