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Hivos Kenya Financial Officer Job Vacancy

Hivos Kenya is looking for an experienced Financial Officer.

  • Intermediate Accountancy pass – CPA II or equivalent
  • Practical knowledge spreadsheet and administration software Pastel
  • Knowledge of ICT general, MS Office
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant accounting experience, preferable in an international or donor organization
  • Ability to work in a financially complex international organization
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Team worker
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional discretion
  • Pro-active in developing administrative systems for different programs
  • Processing payments and correctly recording entries in compliance with Hivos policies and procedures.
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining cheque books, cheque lists, petty cash, LPO
  • Ensuring payments are promptly remitted, received, processed and filed in an accessible manner
  • Certifying that all payment requests are supported by all the required documents, accurately stated/costed and properly authorized
  • Administrating payroll and statutory deductions for PAYE, NHIF, NSSF and HELB, printing and dispatching cheques before the due dates for all statutory deductions, collecting statements and reconciling with contributions made at the end of the year
  • Making PAYE returns quarterly and withholding tax returns annually
  • Consolidating and preparing monthly withholding tax paying slips and ensuring payment is submitted by the submission date
  • Reviewing expense statements for compliance with Hivos Policies
  • Updating general ledger and preparing general ledger account analysis as required
  • Regularly updating the fixed assets register
  • Preparing analysis to support the Director in preparing cash forecasts and expenses and assisting the Director to generate monthly management reports
  • Reconciling supplier statements
How to apply:

Those meeting the requirements for the above position should submit a cover letter and CV via email to with ‘financial officer’ as the subject before January 21st 2011.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contracted.

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