Senior Finance Assistant Job in Kenya - NGO

Under the general supervision of the Senior Regional Resource Management Officer and the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Officer, the incumbent will assist in planning, leading, organizing, and coordinating the activities of the finance unit to include but not limited to the following areas: – supervision of finance staff, verification, and review of accounts payable, funds requests, release of payments, and reconciliation of accounts in the implementation of the regional projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or other related field with five (5) years of relevant professional experience; or,
  • Qualified CPA (K) or ACCA will be an added advantage.


  • Knowledge of SAP accounting system, generally accepted accounting principles and audit/review procedures
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
  • Prior experience on financial monitoring of European Union funded projects will be an added advantage.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail, Outlook;
  • Attention to detail, ability to organize paperwork in a methodical way;
  • Discreet, details and clients-oriented, patient and willingness to learn new things; and,
  • Ability to analyze and interpret source information and data; capable of designing, reviewing and revising business processes to achieve efficiency.
  • Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, drives for results, creative thinking, organized, accurate.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at different levels within and outside the organization and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Ability to draft correspondence and communicate effectively.

How to Apply

Submit cover letter indicating the Position Title & Vacancy Notice Number (VN No.), and CV with telephone and e-mail contacts including 3 Referees (Supervisors) to: IOM, RO Human Resources Department, via e-mail to
Closing Date: 24 August 2023
Only Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.
NO FEE: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, process, or training). IOM does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank details.