Senior Finance Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Senior
Finance Officer

Hiring Organization: The
African Centre for Technology Studies
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Intergovernmental
Non-Profit Organization
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 12/21/2023

The
African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is recruiting a Senior Finance
Officer (SFO). The SFO will work within the Finance & Administration
Department of ACTS.

Core
duties of the Senior Finance Officer (SFO)


Review
of payment Journals, vouchers, staff claims and expense reports for
completeness of documentation, accuracy and compliance to organization,
donor and statutory policies.

Ensure
that necessary financial information is promptly and accurately uploaded
into the Sun system and that necessary accurate monthly ledger
reconciliations are carried out on timely basis and necessary action is
taken to correct any errors.

Prepare
periodical financial monitoring reports in the required institutional,
donor format and currency and discuss these reports with budget
holders/program teams for proactive management of the agreements and
contracts.

Oversee
the maintenance of financial data in both physical and soft copies for
ease of retrieval.

Ensure
compliance with statutory requirements including but not limited to PAYE,
NSSF, NHIF, WHT, NITA etc.

Support
the grants management role (underspend, overspends, disallowances,
compliance risks, project closure processes, etc), and work with the
finance manager and budget managers to provide solutions on how such risks
can be mitigated.

Participate
in internal, external and project audits including responding to audit
queries, resolving and addressing management letter issues.

Participate
in the development and review of internal policies, procedures and
guidelines when necessary.

Participate
in proposal development in line with the ACTS’ strategic plan to ensure
adherence to requirements and integrity of the content.

Supervise
the Finance Officer.

Authorize
payments within set limits as established by ACTS’ policy

Act
on behalf of Finance Manager.

Minimum
Requirements

The
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant field
from a recognized Institution.

Master’s
degree in related field.

Professional
qualification, CPA or ACCA.

Member
of ICPAK in good standing.

Knowledge
of Computer Skills and at least one accounting package.

At
least 5 years’ experience in donor funded set-up and in a similar role.

Prior
experience in supervising staff.

How to
Apply

Please
send a cover letter, resume and scanned copies of academic certificates as a
single document, including contact details for three (3) references to hr@acts-net.org by
17:00 hrs East Africa Time on Friday
5th January 2024.

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