Exciting Finance Analyst Role at Education Development Trust (Kenya): Apply!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Analyst that will provide technical financial and commercial advice to Research and Consultancy (R&C). The R&C Team provides world-class technical expertise to clients through short-term strategic assignments and demand-driven support through framework contracts.

Job Objectives: please review the Job Description on our Careers Page for an exhaustive list

  1. Consult and review contract budgeting/forecasting projections with budget holders, providing point of contact for clarification, and areas of risk/opportunity within contract financial performance.
  2. Provide financial commercial support in the delivery of financial objectives and assisting with internal and external financial reporting.
  3. Promote visibility of the financial performance of contracts in the short, medium and long-term ensuring activities meet or improve on budget, cost, volume and efficiency targets and Key Performance Indicators in line with business objectives.
  4. Provide guidance on technical queries to ensure correct accounting practises are understood and followed.
  5. Regularly liaise with the Financial Accounting team to ensure the correct balance sheet position is captured in the accounts and investigate any discrepancies.

Person Specification:

  1. Strong foundation in preparing detailed Budgets and Management Accounts for similar projects or business units and experience of investigating variances and dealing with queries.
  2. At least 7 years’ experience in financial commercial support with at least 2 in a similar role.
  3. Proven experience of setting up reporting for new projects through to project close down.
  4. Ability to project out financial outcome based on operational knowledge and understand the highs and lows
  5. ACCA or CPA or equivalent Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance & Accounting), Economics or relevant areas of discipline
  6. Leading commercial/financial inputs on bids for consultancy contracts

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

Education Development Trust has a regional hub based in Nairobi which provides operational and back office support to several projects delivered in the region and globally. Currently the region is implementing high value projects in Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and growing.

The position will be based in Kenya, with some travel to the global headquarters office in Reading, UK. You MUST have the right to work in Kenya

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How to apply

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