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Living Goods Finance Budgeting Consultant in Nairobi, Kenya

The Opportunity

Living Goods is looking to hire a Finance Budgeting Consultant for a period of 4 months. S/he will be responsible for coordinating the budget process for consistency and alignment between countries. This position reports to the Chief Finance Officer and will work closely with the Country Directors, Country Finance Heads and the Senior Grants Finance Manager, as well as the functional department heads.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Work with relevant Country Finance Heads and Department Heads to ensure consistency, alignment and accuracy in the budgeting process

  • Lead budget discussions with department heads and teams

  • Collect and collate data from pre-developed excel-based budget templates

  • Ensure that approved budgets are uploaded into the ERP system

  • Interpret budget information to develop a process to monitor expenditure against key drivers/activities

Qualifications and skills

  • At least 10 years total work experience

  • A minimum of 5 years? end-to-end experience managing complex multi-year, multi-country budgeting in an International NGO or not-for-profit organization

  • Ability to use advanced techniques for analyzing and manipulating data in Excel

  • Attention to detail ? an ability to spot discrepancies in information

  • Experience in the Health Sector is an added advantage

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Compensation

Please indicate your consultancy fees for the duration of the project. The appropriate statutory withholding tax will be withheld.

Life at Living Goods

Living Goods is aiming to make disruptive changes, dramatically improving the lives of the poor. We think big, but we operate small and nimble. At Living Goods, you will have the chance to use your creativity and work with your teammates to conceive and test new ideas every day. If you work well in a dynamic, highly collaborative culture, if you set high standards for yourself and your colleagues, if you know how to fail fast and learn fast, if you meet challenges with calm determination and a sense of humor, you will thrive at Living Goods.

See www.livinggoods.org/principles.

Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly. Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money. If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

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