Finance Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Finance Officer

Hiring Organization: Kenya Climate Innovation Center
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Climatic
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/14/2024

Job Summary/ Overall Job Purpose

The Finance Officer has overall responsibility for supporting the finance functions. The Finance Officer responsibilities include; internal control, accounting data base , suppliers reconciliations, processing payments, treasury management, management and donor reporting.

Key responsibilities

Maintaining creditors and suppliers accounting ledgers; posting invoices credit notes, payments and preparing monthly suppliers’ reconciliation statements;

Processing payments of supplier’s invoices, loans and grants disbursements and utilities;

Preparing monthly financial and budget reports for the programmes assigned;

Providing financial information for preparation of annual and quarterly budgets and cash flow forecast;

Monitoring budget implementation and reporting for the programs assigned;

Maintaining accounting records in the computerized accounting system relatin to the programme and filing of the supporting documentation;

Reviewing internal controls and financial policies and procedures and making

recommendations for further improvements;

Preparing financial statements, supporting schedules and budget versus

expenditure variance report for annual audit; and supporting the auditors in

provision of information and documents during the audit;

Preparing donor specific expenditure and narratives reports;

Preparing receipt vouchers for donor income and other receipts from donors;

Corresponding with the banks on all banking matters including foreign exchange dealings;

Preparing travel advances payment to staff for official travel and other cash float as per approved requisitions;

Monitoring liquidation and accounting of the cash advances and passing appropriate journals in the books of accounts; Maintaining data


B-com. Accounting/Finance option or any related Business degree from a reputable University

Certified Public Accountant of Kenya -CPA (K) or ACCA


At least 4 years’ experience in financial accounting in a busy and computerized accounting environment.

Experience in ERP systems.

Experience in donor funded programs.

Functional Skills

Planning and organization skills

Analytical skills

Problem solving skills

Report writing skills

Presentation skills

Behavioral Skills

Professionalism and integrity

Interpersonal skills

Innovation and creativity

Adaptability and reliability

Team player

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