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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 visit and download an application form. 

Please return the completed application form to 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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