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Finance Officer Job in Nanyuki Kenya

Centre for AIDS, Awareness, Youth and Environment (VUMA), (a Nanyuki community based organization supported by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation to implement HIV prevention programs) requires a competent Finance Officer. 

Job Purpose: To establish and maintain financial and administrative procedures for VUMA, ensure compliance with all regulatory requirement (donor, statutory), provide information for financial decision making by gathering & analyzing financial data and developing projections.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in preparation of plans and budgets
  • Instituting sound internal controls in the organization, coordinating annual audits as well  donor compliance reviews
  • Advance management, payroll management, procurement management,  asset management, budget monitoring and record management
  • Preparation and submission of accurate and timely financial reports to the management and donors using Quick books accounting package
  • Ensuring the timely disbursement of funds for program activities ensuring there is optimal cash level in the organization
  • Respond on timely basis all inquiries from various stakeholders such as donors, suppliers, government agencies
  • Analyze risk areas in financial operations and recommend mitigating factors
  • Handle administrative duties of the organization

  • Minimum CPA Section II  equivalent  and  1 year working experience in a busy finance office preferably with an NGO (Experience in working with USG funded programs will be an added advantage )
  • Proficiency in Ms Office applications, Excel and Quick books  
  • Good numeracy and problem-solving skills, initiative, attention to detail, team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication and  negotiation  skills
  • Analytical approach to work and ability to put in extra effort to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to prioritize and work with no and/or minimal supervision

To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae complete with names of three professional referees, telephone contact and a track of your salary history to  and copied to

To be accepted, the application must be done on email and copied to the two emails above.

Applications are due not later than 23rd November 2013.

Only successful applicant will be contacted.

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