Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV) – Finance and Administration Manager.

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Do you want to work with impact investment? Now you can join Kenya
Climate Ventures as Finance and Administration Manager, contributes to the
company’s work in creating climate resilience in challenging and inspiring
markets. This is a chance to be a part of impact investing sustainable

About Kenya Climate Ventures
Kenya Climate Ventures(KCV), http://www.kcv.co.ke, is an impact investment
venture fund, seeking to accelerate access to climate smart solutions by
providing tailored and targeted financial, technical assistance and business
development support to early and growth stage businesses in Kenya.
We invest in agribusiness, commercial forestry, renewable energy, water, and
waste management sectors, with a focus on small and growing businesses
(SGBs) whose commercial growth and success will have a positive impact on
target markets, communities, and the environment in Kenya.

Your Role and Responsibilities
While reporting to CEO, the Finance and Administration Manager, you will be
responsible for overall financial management, including budgeting and
monitoring of project expenditure, financial reporting and auditing,
forecasting expenditures, and maintaining and supervising project accounts,
books of accounts, banking and financial operations, and all administrative

You will work in liaison with the investment and enterprise development
mangers to;
• Supervise finance officer and office administration staff;
• Establish effective accounting and book keeping systems and
procedures and oversees accounting services;
• Establish and implements internal controls, and administrative systems,
policies and procedures to ensure that KCV’s day – to – day operational
activities are efficient and effective, and are in-line with approved
strategic initiatives and budgetary allocations;

• Manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing,
donations processing and receipting, payment of invoices, payroll and
• Maintain records of income and expenditure in financial database.
• Ensures adequate cash flow for the organization’s requirements, by
monitoring funder/ investors remittances, and preparing requests for
funds as needed;
• Prepares and presents quarterly and yearly financial budgets and cash
flow forecasts, and works with co – managers to actively monitor and
understand budget variances;
• Lead preparation of nalytical report on budget and expenditure on a
regular basis;
• Review monthly financial statements from the finance officer and
prepare narrative reports;
• Manage bank accounts and monitors reconciliations, transactions
including wire transfers, credit cards, and keeping track of signing
• Prepare documents and schedules for annual audit, and liaises with
• Manage liquidity, and foreign exchange per established policies and
• Facilitation of information flow, coordination of schedule and other
logistic arrangements;
• Coordinate procurement activities of KCV;
• Advise and assist international staff, experts and consultants on all issues
of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial
matters; authorize payments due for claims and services;
• Lead preparation of detailed cost estimates and participate in budget
analysis and projections as required;
Maintain delivery records and make transactions; maintain inventory of
project assets; prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
• Ensure that activities and policies meet board policies and directions,
criteria by funders, as well as legislative requirements in the countries in
which KCV operates;
• Recommend policies and procedures in areas encompassing finance
and accounting, privacy, IT, compensation for the consideration of the
Management and Board of Directors;
• Coordinate effective development and administration of IT systems,
such as databases, email, cloud filing, back-up and online
communication tools;

• Coordinate basic administrative systems for the company, including
information resources, general filing, electronic filing, personnel records,
contracts and leases, subscriptions, insurance.
Do you have what is takes?

For this role, the qualifications include;
• Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related field;
Master’s preferred;
• At least 7 years of experience with project financial management,
including financial controls, accounting, and audit, reporting, and
expense validation.
• Ability to work across various teams with excellent interpersonal skills and
demonstrated ability to build consensus and navigate complex
operating environments, including demonstrated experience managing
and supervising financial, administrative, and procurement personnel;
• Strong analytical and computer skills, with an emphasis on budget and
financial analysis;
• Have professional qualifications in Finance (CPA, ACCAl or related field
is mandatory;
• Be a member of a professional body;
• Experience working on a similar role within the investment industry, is
an added advantage.
• Have strong proficiency in advanced excel features;
• Have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely pot orally and
in writing;
• Be fluent in English.
In addition to listed qualifications above, a suitable applicant should be
passionate about driving results in a fast – paced company (and industry),
with a proven ability to work effectively within a team with timely and high
quality delivery.

Employment– Full – time employment
Workplace – Nairobi – Kenya, with frequent travel to KCV’s markets Starting Date – September 2022

How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to send their up to date CV with their contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, the names of three referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements to hr@kcv.co.ke. The email subject should refer to the position being applied for
Closing date for applications is 30th July 2022. Only short listed candidates
will be contacted. Kenya Climate Ventures is an equal opportunity employer.



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