Finance Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Finance Officer Job

Hiring Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Health Care
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 10/25/2023

Job Purpose

To support the implementation of projects, and in particular – but not limited to – the Stand Up and Comprehensive Abortion Care projects, IPPFAR is looking for a Finance Officer – Projects who will be responsible for leading and managing all financial aspects of the above-mentioned projects, including but not limited to planning and budgeting, preparing financial statements, ensuring compliance with donor requirements/contracts, maintaining cash controls, oversight of the sub-granting, preparing the payroll, maintaining accounts payable and receivables, ensuring timely statutory deductions and remittances, supporting and facilitating internal and external (independent) audits, and providing technical support to Member Associations on all those matters indicated herein. The appropriate candidate will also bring excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be willing to travel internationally. The postholder will work closely with the IPPF secretariat and IPPF Member Associations (MAs) in the project implementation countries, as well as other relevant staff members.


Master’s degree in accounting, Finance, Commerce or Business Administration; professional qualification in Accounting/Finance (ACCA, CPA, or equivalent) and proficiency with accounting software, word processing, and spreadsheets.

Work Experience

Seven to nine years of experience in Accounting/Finance Management and/or Business Administration, preferably in an international humanitarian (NGO) and/or development organization. Experience working in project management accounting and experience working with multi-currency budgets; experience working with restricted/statutory funded projects; experience working internationally, ideally in a not-for-profit & often challenging environment; and experience in audit and financial control systems. A track record in SRHR programming is an advantage.

How To Apply

Interested individuals should submit an application form in the IPPFARO CV form and a 1-page cover letter to: with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email by 07 November 2023. Please note that IPPFAR will not consider applications that are not done in the requested format.