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Donor Finance Business Partner Job At CPHD

Center for Public Health and Development (CPHD) is a Nairobi based non-profit organization working to improve health systems through training and other innovations in the East and Southern Africa region.
CPHD combines local capacity with global knowledge to empower public and private health sector workers to improve access to better quality health services for the people they serve. Today, CPHD is eading a number of innovative projects in the region that seek to fast -track attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Position Objectives

· Expectedto play a donor finance business partner who will ensure smooth day to day business operations within the CPHD finance team while ensuring timely escalation of matters to the Group Finance Manager.

· Offer financial support to the Program Director and Project managers when developing donor budgets.

· Work closely with project managers to ensure all donor budgets are reasonable given the current deliverables to ensure full spend especially on personnel budgets while ensuring donor compliance.

· Ensure monthly coordination meetings with each project manager to track Budget Vs Actual Spends (BvAs).

· Coordination of donor audits if any is required.

· Preparation of donor financial reports.

· Offer guidance and solutions on donor compliance rules.

· Staff timesheet management.

· Oversee and ensure proper book keeping for CPHD interrelated parties Accounts.

· Posting of any corrections and adjustments if at all required.

· Manage the finance officer to ensure all areas of posting and reconciliations in regards to P&L and BS are up to date and done within cut off dates and support in developing the ToR.

· Processing of the CPHD payroll.

· Uploading all existing donor budgets on to Navision to ensure correct BvAs.

· Coordinate and oversee creation of existing grants project coding to the the Navision system.

· Prepare and ensure correct balances are reflection onto Navision from Quickbooks.

· Support in submission of correct NGO Returns.

· Ensure all finance Delloitte and Touche due diligence are adhered to.

· Support in developing CPHD Annual Financial Budget.

· Ensure all statutory deduction are processed and paid on time.

· Support Establishment of the CPHD simulation center accounting system and reporting system.

· Manage and process Staff imprest’s as per policy.

· Oversee Treasury Management and timely payments to creditors don’t go beyond 30 days.

· Oversee Asset list management.

· Manage the finance officer to ensure all areas of posting and reconciliations in regards to P&L and BS are up to date and done within cut off dates on Navision.

· Ensure finance data is analyzed correctly for informed decision-making.

· Ensure proper and soundbank reconciliations processing of all financial data while ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to.

Qualifications and Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting.
• Master’s degree it will be an added advantage.
• A postgraduate qualification in project management will also be an added advantage.
• Professional Qualification such as CFA/CPAK or similar.
• Superior mathematical skills.
• Superior team management.
• Clear understanding of data privacy standards.
• Solid communication skills both written and verbal.
• Deep understanding of business principles and practices, superior attention to detail, organizational
skills planning skills research skills, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, multitasking abilities
integrity, and honesty.

• Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
• A postgraduate qualification in project management will also be an added advantage.
• Registered with the relevant professional bodies.


• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in finance management
• Proven abilities in working with multiple sectors and stakeholders to achieve programmatic and
financial results.
• Knowledge of/experience in finance management
• Demonstrated technical management, supervision, and leadership experience, especially related to team building and mentoring a diverse and multicultural staff
• Experience working in donor-funded programs in areas such as budgeting, supervisory management, donor financial compliance, finance delivery reporting.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.

Attitude/ Motivation

Successful performance for this position will not simply be defined in terms of achievement, but equally is about ‘how’ the staff member goes about his/her job and the impact it will have on others. This will be:-


Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution


Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

Effective Communication

Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.


Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

Working Efficiently

Planning, prioritizing and organizing work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

Focus on Learning

Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop


Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going
the extra mile to meet role requirements


Drive and determination to deliver results


Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behavior you

Embracing Change

Openness to embracing change within the organization and being able to adjust plans/activities


Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximize potential

Team Player

Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest to The position applied for should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.
The closing date is 3 September, 2021 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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