Finance Officer Job in Kenya

Job Description

The Finance Officer is responsible for generating and consolidating financial reports from all field offices. Finance Officer reports to the Finance Manager


Generic responsibilities 

  • Ensure adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor requirements 
  • Review bank account and cashbox reconciliations for the country office
  • Review bank reconciliation statements and vouchers from the Field Offices to ensure that they are executed according to the Financial Handbook and other requirements, and give relevant feedback to the Field Offices
  • Prepare the financial Project Summary
  • Ensure proper filing of documents and transactions both from the field and country office.
  • Distribute information and reports as required
  • Train and develop financial team

Specific responsibilities 

  • Review of payment vouchers to ensure coding of transactions and supporting documents is correct before posting to the financial system.
  • Assist the Finance Manager in Preparation of financial reports and budget reviews.
  • Assist in the planning of all internal and external audits
  • Conduct training in financial management and monitoring in the Area offices staff, Specialists, Budget holders/Coordinators and other relevant project personnel and Implementing Partners
  • After projects are completed, assist closeout of grants in accordance with applicable NRC, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct Finance induction for new staff on Finance Manuals, Budget Monitoring and general Finance procedures
  • Distribute severance, medical and WIBA monthly charges for staff to various projects as allocated in the monthly salaries distribution
  • Circulate the timesheets for both national and international Staff on a monthly basis to HR and uploading the signed timesheets for international Staff to Aggresso.
  • Be the finance representative in Bid analysis and tender processes happening in country office
  • Assist in  review of partners documentation and report. 


  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, commerce or Accounting 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), level 2
  • 3 years experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Specific familiarity with donor reporting 
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile 
  • Good computer skills in MS Office 
  • Good Knowledge of English

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