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Finance Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Officer
 
2 year Contract (Renewable)
 
Sightsavers, an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people, seeks to recruit a mature experienced, self driven, dynamic and result oriented accounting professional who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.

Reporting to the Finance & Support Services Manager, the incumbent will be expected to provide financial and administrative support to the Sightsavers Kenya Country Office. 

The key tasks includes; 
  • facilitating financial transactions within Sightsavers control framework, 
  • generating transaction vouchers, 
  • maintaining accounting ledgers and cash books, 
  • managing office petty cash,
  • processing payroll, 
  • assist in review of partner financial returns, 
  • general office administration/logistics,
  • renewal of motor vehicle licences and insurance, 
  • procurement, maintenance of office assets, filing, handling workshops logistics as well as travel logistics for staff and visitors.
The ideal candidate who should be a Kenyan national will have a minimum of University Degree in finance/accounting, administration or equivalent with atleast CPA II. 

S/he should possess a minimum of 3 years working experience in a busy reputable private firm or NGO. 

S/he should be computer literate (knowledge of computer financial packages) with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, commitment to work, high degree of integrity and ability to work with minimum supervision.

S/he should be a team player, adaptable and able to relate with people from diverse backgrounds. 

To apply for this post visithttp://www.sightsavers.net/about_us/vacancies/ and download an application form. 

Please return the completed application form to jobs@sightsavers.org with position title on the email subject line by 16th January 2015. 

Please do not attach CV or certificates.

We will be contacting short-listed candidates for interview shortly after the closing date.

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. 


Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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