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Budget & Analysis Officer- Kenya Red Cross



2 weeks ago

Job Description

Reports to the Finance Manager for coordinating, analyzing and estimating future revenues and expenditure. The holder of the position will be expected to compile and develop the annual budget for respective departments / thematic areas, coordinating payments and fund transfers to Regions and Branches as per resource allocation schedules. Other responsibilities include examining budget estimates for completeness, accuracy and conformance with approved policy guidelines as well as providing variance analysis to cost centres to ensure effective utilization of financial resources. Ensures that the monthly and other annual and periodic financial reports are forwarded to management and donors within the stipulated deadlines. Provide technical leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of the annual budgets and plans aimed at operationalizing programmes and projects activities Compile and analyze accounting reports, records and other data to maintain expenditure controls and determine the financial resources required to implement specific programmes Coordinate and evaluate programme activities and processes in order to prioritize and recommend budget requests, emergency funds, reallocations and resource levels. In addition, consult with Heads of Departments to ensure that budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes Prepare accurate forecasts for all types of income and expenditures, including new and expanded support services and programs, salary proposals, collaborative policy development agreements, capital construction, equipment needs, supplies, transport and utilities

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills
  2. Knowledge of the development of public policy

Education + Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Admin or related field
  2. CPA (K) or equivalent qualifications
  3. Over five (5) years’ experience in accounting and budgeting of financial resources including Knowledge of the ERP systems (Navision knowledge added advantage) Advanced computer analytic skills