Sr Officer, Finance & Admin, Job in Kenya

Job Purpose:

The Senior Finance and Administration Officer Serves as
primary support for the finance and administrative functions of Pathfinder
offices. Ensures that office financial and administrative activities are
managed according to Pathfinder and donor regulations and policies and
also supports the Finance Manager in overseeing the financial operations
and activities of the organization. Overall, the role of a Senior Finance
and Administration Officer is to ensure the efficient and effective
management of financial resources, maintain financial integrity, and
contribute to the organization’s strategic goals.

Key Responsibilities:

Maintain on a day-to-day basis records and documentation of
all financial transactions of Pathfinder for all projects and other office
transactions ensuring transactions are properly coded and journal entries
recorded in the Pathfinder accounting system after review and approval.

Track and follow up on outstanding advances and ensure timely

Support the Finance Manager to prepare month-end financial
reports as well as participate in the preparation of reports to donors.

Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and analysis
for review by the Finance Manager.

Assists Finance Manager with ensuring compliance with donor
and Pathfinder policies. Ensure expenses are by donor regulations
(expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable), and Pathfinder
policies and procedures.

Support the process of cash requests from headquarters, by
coordinating with relevant departments.

Collaborate with the Finance Manager in the development and
monitoring of budgets. Assist in forecasting financial trends, identifying
variances, and providing analysis to support decision-making.

Required Education,
Training, and Experience:

A degree in Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration or
related fields from recognized institutions of higher learning

At least five (5) years or more relevant experience in a
progressive responsible position.

Full Professional qualification such as CPA or ACCA.
Fluency in both written and spoken English.

Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:

Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and
verbal) skills.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Experience with accounting systems such as Serenics,
Navision, etc.

Previous experience with online banking platforms is an added

Experience working with USAID-funded projects, and with
Mobile Money payments modules is a strong advantage;

Ability to use various Microsoft Office applications.
High level of integrity.
Excellent writing, management, and organizational skills.
Desired personal qualities include integrity, patience, tact,
mature judgment, and strong negotiating and interpersonal communication

Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced
environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines.

Ability to exercise sound and timely judgment and maintain
confidentiality of sensitive information.

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