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Finance Officer Job in Kenya

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is the apex body of the private sector in Kenya. It has a membership of more than 80,000 corporates through associations.

The strategic focus for KEPSA is advocacy by coordinating the private sector on high level national cross cutting issues and private sector development.

KEPSA seeks to recruit a dynamic individual for the above position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the overall KEPSA financial management system that would include:
  1. Financial reports;
  2. Project progress reports; and
  3. Procurement process management;
  • Prepare and maintain proper accounting records for KEPSA and all the KEPSA funded projects in line with respective donor reporting requirements;
  • Work with programs team on developing funding proposals and meet with potential and interested donors;
  • Lead the team in annual budgeting process and financial management decisions;
  • Prepare KEPSA annual budgets based on the company’s projections and the Annual Operational and Procurement Plan;
  • Consolidate and report the financial status and performance of all the KEPSA-funded activities on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare financial reports for all KEPSA projects;
  • Maintains records and accounts to reflect the KEPSA’s operation and financial condition;
  • Develop opportunities and monitor investments for KEPSA sustainability;
  • Ensuring that Internal Control Systems are adhered to;
  • Billing, verification of receipts and payments;
  • Ensure proper books of accounts are maintained;
  • Ensuring that statutory returns, payroll and monthly reconciliation are done by the accountant as required;
  • Coordinate meetings with the KEPSA Finance and Procurement Board Committee;
  • Attend to any duty as otherwise directed by the Chief Executive Officer regarding Finance and Procurement functions
Minimum Job Requirements:-
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA(K) or its equivalent and be a member of ICPAK. A post graduate qualification in the same field will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience in Financial management preferable in donor funded projects
  • At least (5) years relevant and progressive experience at this level.
  • Good knowledge and understanding in accounting, taxation and administration.
  • Team player with Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Accuracy and attention to details.
  • Knowledge of accounting packages and computerized business systems.
  • High degree of honesty and integrity.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to submit their detailed CVs to the address below, showing current remuneration, copies of testimonials, certificates, names and addresses of at least three (3) professional referees.

HR and Administration Officer
Kenya Private Sector Alliance
P.O Box 3556, 00100

Or email to:

To be received not later than Monday, November 21, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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