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Finance and Support Services Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, Sight Savers International, wishes to recruit a Finance and Support Services Manager to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sight Savers is an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people.

Reporting to the Country Director, the key responsibilities are:

  • Provide Financial and Support Services within the Sight savers Kenya programme
  • Participate in broader aspects of management including programs design and implementation
  • Participate in formulation and implementation of sound financial and administrative procedures and plans
  • Ensure timely preparation of the financial statements and make returns in accordance with statutory, regulatory and other financial requirements
  • Provide support in strengthening financial management, accountability and capacities of partners in accordance with the Sights Savers Partnership Development Policy
  • Facilitate the development of annual budgets, monitor implementation, provide direction and action on the budget challenges
  • Provide support to other formulation, assessment and development of other country programs
  • Prepare financial reports, maintain accurate accounting systems
  • Provide administrative support in managing the day to day operations of the Office
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications and experience
  • The ideal candidate must possess a degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance coupled with a professional qualification and at least eight (8) years experience in an INGO environment.
  • Experience in audit and government organizations will be an added advantage.
  • The ideal candidate must also possess good understanding of project and human resource management, administration, and in-depth knowledge of computer financial packages.
  • Strong communication skills, adaptability and team building skills are essential for this position.
If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please send your application letter with a detailed CV, daytime telephone contact number and the names and addresses of three referees (one should be current employer) quoting the reference number FSSM/NRB/011 by Thursday 22nd December, 2011. 

Applications to be addressed and delivered to

Director, Institutional Development
PKF Kenya,
Kalamu House, Grevilea Grove, Off Brookside Drive, Westlands
Or emailed to

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