Finance Officer Job in Kenya - NGO

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Finance Officer Job in Kenya - NGO

Finance Officer

ABOUT KMET

KMET is an indigenous NGO registered in Kenya and based in Kisumu with presence in 34 Counties since 1995.

KMET envisions communities with accessible quality, sustainable RH and education information and services that promote human rights. The mission is to promote sustainable development among underserved communities through innovative health and education programs.

KMET prides itself in making deliberate efforts to come up with health innovations targeting underserved communities in both the private and public health sectors within the laid policy frameworks.

The positions are to start in January 2023 for a One-year renewable contract based on performance.

Background

KMET anticipates funding to implement an Integrated Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health Services Program that aims at increasing access to Quality Sexual and reproductive health services and information taking a Human Centered Design approach in Bungoma, Busia, Vihiga, Homabay and Marsabit Counties.


The program builds on previous successful initiatives supported by KMET to expand sexual and reproductive health care services for the Adolescent girls and young women.

The program is expected to ensure that adolescents and young women are able to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health, particularly the young and marginalized.

Finance Officer (1 Post)

Purpose of this position

The Finance Officer will be responsible for maintaining up to date, accurate and complete records in required formats for all financial transactions, post transactions in MS Navision, ensure full financial supporting documentations, initiate payments on Mpesa platform, review payment vouchers for participant/stakeholder/supplier’s payments and carry out monthly Bank Reconciliations, respond on a timely basis to all donor inquiries, reconcile all the expenditure statements with KMET’s records.

The Finance Officer will be based in Kisumu reporting to the Finance Manager.

Main duties:

·  Process and review payment vouchers for payments, travel advance requests and other payments requests. Track outstanding advances and follow up to ensure all are cleared on timely basis and in line with KMET’s financial policies.

·  Review all travel expense reports, workshop expense reports and any other reconciliations for authorization, accuracy, allowable expenses, charge codes and accounting for advances. Follow up on resolutions of all questioned items and see that they are resolved in a timely manner.

·  Responsible for posting transaction in MS Navision.

·  Respond on a timely basis to all donor inquiries, reconcile all statements with KMET’s records and update the Finance Manager on any discrepancies.

·  Respond to staff inquiries on a timely basis on any financial issues.

·  Disburse all KMET Money Transfer payments and funds transfer through Mpesa Platform.

·  Prepare management accounts for updating donors and staff. Carry out monthly Bank Reconciliations.

·  As part of the Finance team, identify opportunities for streamlining office processes, make recommendations to the finance team and implement changes.

·  Participate in proposal development to assist with Costings.

·  Any other finance related assignments as may be delegated.

Desired Qualifications

·  A degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.

·  Professional Accountancy training with CPA – K level qualification.

·  Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience with NGO(s).

·  Experience in managing of project funds, preparation of bank reconciliations, financial statements, and financial reporting and data analysis, auditing, and taxation.

·  Excellent attention to detail and possess sound technical skills.

·  Analytical approach to work with ability to

·  Problem-solving skills, creative and initiative.

·  Sound planning and organizational skills

·  Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize.

·  Able to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships.

·  Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word and Excel, hands on work experience with MS Navision/Financial management software

·  Excellent oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send a Copy of your recent CV with a Cover Letter to the hr@kmet.co.ke.

So as to reach us by January 5, 2023

Quote the ‘Position and Desired Location’ in the Email as subject.

For the Project Officer position, MUST indicate preferred Location.

KMET is an equal opportunity employer

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