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CISP Kenya Senior Administration and Finance Officer Job Vacancy

Position: Senior Administration and Finance Officer 

Location: Nairobi

Suggested starting date: 1st April 2011 at latest

Reports to: Country Administrator / Finance Manager

Main Duties: 


  • Updating financial records
  • Supporting timely preparation of financial reports to donor’s specification
  • Maintaining the finance management system using QuickBooks, Excel and other accounting systems as required
  • Preparing financial documents for audits
  • Organizing/conducting administrative and finance training
  • Making payments and liaising with all relevant service providers
  • Monitoring bank accounts and preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Keeping efficient filing system / data based per project
  • Monitoring project expenses, handling petty cash
  • Liaising with donors’ and partners administrative and HR departments
  • Attending Financial/HR trainings and meetings as required
Human Resources
  • Personnel Administration: preparing employment contracts, payrolls and executing timely salary payments
  • Employee Relations, Resourcing, Training and Development
  • Reward Management, Performance appraisals
  • Contributing to Organization of team building and strengthening team work and fruitful co-existence amongst a mixed cultural team (Italian, Somali, Kenyan)
  • Keep staff data base and relevant documentation
  • Assist Country Administrator and Country Representative as required.
  • Qualification as Certified Public Accountant (CPA/ACCA)
  • At least 4 years experience in the field of administration, finance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications and QuickBooks
  • Good knowledge of Labor & Industrial Law of Kenya, Human Resource Management and Organization Behavior
  • Excellent relations and communications skills, good team player with desire to face challenges and grow, diplomatic and able to deal with a mixed cultural team
  • Excellent English (spoken and written)
Candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience should send a detailed Curriculum Vitae, an application letter, copies of certificates and a list of 3 referees including their contacts to: c/c to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 10th February 2011.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview

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