Finance Officer – Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a leading animal welfare organisation based in Nairobi, is seeking to recruit a Finance Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for financial planning & reporting, accurate & timely financial statement, and smooth running of the office. The ideal candidate MUST be proficient in QuickBooks.

Key Requirements:

  • Ensure all transactions are subjected to the laid down procedures and processes.
  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process.
  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct day book, supplier’s ledger, customer ledger and general ledger.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, petty cash, and all other balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Complete the payroll every month in good time.
  • Submit and file all statutory obligations accurately and within deadline on I-tax.
  • Bring the books to trial balance stage, P&L, and Balance Sheet and ensure that financial statements and records comply with laws and regulations.
  • Assist colleagues in budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Review proposed spending against budgets and advise colleagues whether they are within limits set.
  • Monitor vehicle usage and ensure maintenance of fleet.
  • Any other duties as required.


  • MUST have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance.
  • MUST have experience working QuickBooks.
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience.
  • Must have proven bookkeeping experience.
  • Must have CPA Part 2.
  • Proven experience and knowledge in advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, in English & Swahili.
  • Must be organized, pro-active and autonomous and enjoy teamwork.
  • Experience in business administration and data filing.
  • Must be attentive to detail as well as have the ability to see the bigger picture.

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  • Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Career Level:Mid-Level
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh. 70,000 – 80,000 (Approx. 700 – 800 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.
  • Deadline:13th June 2022