Financial Officer job at Welthungerhilfe

Vacancy title:
Financial Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
12 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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o Ensuring that financial administrative processes in the Country office are auditable and efficient.
o Supporting and instructing projects and projects partner organizations in matters relating to financial management.
o Monitor and react to emerging financial risks related to co-funding.
o Maintain a system for high quality verification of expenditures and supporting documentation.
o Implement, maintain and monitor a system for checking eligibility of expenses in relation to donor regulations and Welthungerhilfe regulations.
o Assist in preparing financial reports for grants at periodic intervals and submit them to Head of Finance for review.
o Hold monthly finance meetings and work with budget holders and the heads of emergency programme to develop a monitoring system to review the financial status of budget expenditure and to identify and solve any current or potential issues.
o Coordinating the training of nationals and expatriate staff and project partner organizations.
o Coordinating and supervising the country office statements on audit and accounting reports and checking the implementation of appropriate recommendations and requirements.
o Involvement in all financial administrative matters with actual and potential co- financers on location, including maintaining contacts and examining financing modalities regarding ongoing and planned individual projects.

To qualify as Finance Officer, the candidate must poses the following:
o 5 or more years of progressive financial management experience is required.
o A holder of Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
o CPA (K) Finalist
o 5 years’ experience in grants management as well as an understanding of donor regulations. Eg BMZ, USAID, DFID and EU.
o Audit experience as an added advantage.
o Three years of experience in an international NGO/UN field office is preferred.
o Demonstrated experience and skill in budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting preparation and presentation and proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.
o Proven experience working with partners
o Strong Accounting skills and experience, including management of general ledgers, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheets.
o Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
o Supervisory skills and strong organizational skills.
o Strong team player with ability to maintain positive attitude under pressure
o Excellent oral and written English skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Method of Application
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their applications with the position applied for as the subject (Finance Officer). The application should include a one page cover letter
clearly stating their motivation, qualifications, salary expectation and a detailed CV with contact details of three referees, two of which must be from previous employment to: 
Addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action,
P.O Box 38829-00623

Application deadline: 12th July 2022

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 06-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-07-2065
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