Finance Officer Job in Kenya

The Finance Officer will be responsible for accurate
and timely preparation of financial transactions, ensuring compliance to FEED
Kenya and donor policies and procedures. He/ She will provide support to the
Senior Finance Officer in budgeting, cashflow management, donor reporting, and
day-to-day financial department operations. This role reports directly to the
Senior Finance Officer.

Essential Job Function

Recording all financial transactions
and ensure monthly transactions are entered in the general ledger accurately
and on timely basis.

Assist in the preparation of financial
reports and end month procedures.

Timely payments of program activities
and ensuring completeness, accuracy, and approvals as per FEED-Kenya policies.

Supporting procurement of goods and
services for the project as per FEED-Kenya policies and standards.

Maintain an accurate filing of payment
vouchers and other financial documents by keeping accurate financial records.

Manage verification and liquidation of
all project advances and review travel expense reports.

Audit travel vouchers and reconcile
travel advances.

Petty cash management: cash custodian,
proper recording, reconciliations, and posting of petty cash expenses.

Support in payroll management by
filing all the statutory returns and making payments for all payroll

Ensuring finance policies and
procedures are adhered to.

Preparation of audit schedules and
support the audit process.

Qualifications & Experience

A bachelor’s degree in
finance/accounting/business administration with at least 5 years of relevant
professional experience.


Experience in project accounting and
auditing in donor-funded development projects is required.

Strong computer skills in QuickBooks
accounting software, and Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Experience in financial management for
a large complex project

Behaviors (Values in Practice)


Holds self-accountable for making
decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Feed
the Children values.

Holds the team and partners
accountable to deliver on their responsibilities providing the necessary
development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when
results are not achieved.


Sets ambitious and challenging
personal and team goals, takes responsibility for own personal development, and
encourages teams to do the same.

Widely shares personal vision for Feed
the Children, engages and motivates others.

Future orientated, thinks
strategically and on a global scale.


Builds and maintains effective
relationships, with team, colleagues, Donors and external partners and

Values diversity sees it as a source
of competitive strength.

Approachable, good listener, easy to
talk to.

Works with minimal supervision

Good communication skills


Develops and encourages new and
innovative solutions.

Willing to take disciplined risks.

Proven ability to assess priorities,
handle a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet
competing deadlines with great attention to detail and quality.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to
email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees clearly indicating the subject title
as Finance
 by February 02, 2024, at 5.00 pm.

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