Finance Officer – NGO and Agriculture Sector

Our client, a Multinational Coffee Merchant, involved in supporting a dynamic NGO based in Karen, Nairobi, is looking to recruit a Finance Officer. The successful candidate MUST have a background working with Sun System and supporting USAID donor-funded projects. He/she must demonstrate an interest in managing accounting activities, fund accounting, project management, bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all budgets are consistent with the work plan.
  • Serve as regional liaison between regional & country offices as it relates to the financial management of various projects.
  • Assist regional and country offices with the preparation of donor budgets and budget modifications.
  • Prepare invoices, financial reports, accruals, and other financial deliverables.
  • Track project expenses, burn rates, and cash received from the donor.
  • Ensure budgets & other financial information are correctly represented in the Client’s financial and project management systems.
  • Assist country offices in responding to audit requests from donors, developing financial management tools, and managing close-out processes.
  • Maintain strong financial controls to guarantee compliance with Client and donor regulations.
  • Review all grant agreements, contracts, and modifications for assigned projects in conjunction with the Grants & Contracts unit.


  • Minimum of three years directly related work experience in finance and grant management.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance option.
  • Must be a CPA K /ACCA – Finalist / relevant master’s degree in a finance related field.
  • Hands-on experience working with US government funding; knowledge of USAID is desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Ability & willingness to work under pressure as part of a global team.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must have experience working with Sun system.
  • Candidates with the ability to speak French will have a distinct advantage.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Karen, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Lower mid-Level.
  • Salary:Ksh. 150,000 – 200,000 (Approx. 1,500 – 2,000 USD) depending on individual experience and skills.
  • Deadline:5th June 2019.