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The World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Vital Landscapes Pillar is looking for a Finance and Administration Specialist. In this role, you will work closely with colleagues in the Vital Landscapes Pillar team to provide financial and budgetary support of all projects under the food, forests and water program. This will include liaising with individual project managers to develop, manage and monitor grants and contracts, developing budgets for new proposals, tracking expenditures, preparing financial regular reports and discussing them with the respective project managers, processing invoices, managing and monitoring subawards under the pillar, participating in audits, preparing invoices and donor accountability for all financial aspects of the projects. What you will need: Education: You have a completed bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, business or a related field. You have qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Kenya or with other accredited institutions Experience: You have 6+ years full-time relevant work experience in financial management, grant administration and project operations in a non-profit setting You have proven experience organizing and managing detailed and complex budgeting structures, donor reporting and/or grant or financial management You have experience working with international teams or on projects involving international donors or partners, You have experience preparing financial proposal and reports for donors You have budgeting experience with Excel and complex spreadsheets, or other budgeting software You have experience working on multiple projects Languages: You will have written and spoken proficiency in English. Ability to understand and communicate in French is desirable. How to Apply: Please submit a resume with cover letter by the date of 27 December 2022. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.

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