SND Senior Finance Officers (Emergency Response) Job Vacancies in Kenya

The Strategies for Northern Development (SND), is a local non-governmental organization working with Nomadic Pastoralist Communities in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia.

SND is guided by a vision to see a society where all Pastoralist Communities are resilient and live a dignified life.

Key areas of focus include;

(1) Peace Building and Governance,

(2) Food Security, Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience,

(3) Child Protection and Education,

(4) Water, Sanitation and Health, and

(5) Humanitarian assistance.

We are seeking applications from qualified individual(s) to fill the following open position;

Position Title: Senior Finance Officers – Emergency Response

Location: Moyale / Marsabit / Isiolo / Samburu

No of Posts: 2

Key Competence

  • University degree in Commerce (BCOM), BBA, BBM, or other related fields. Specialized in Finance or Accounting.
  • Holder of CPAK/ACCA
  • Membership in a recognized professional accountancy body such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accounts (ICPAK) added advantage.
  • Have proven financial management experience of a minimum of 5 years in Local/INGOs.
  • Be able to work under pressure as may be required;
  • Be a team player
  • Be self-driven and able to work within tight deadlines and report on multiple projects.
  • Well conversant with the accounting system e.g., Quick book, ERP Pentasoft
  • Excellent in computer packages especially excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous work experience in ASAL is an asset.

Roles and Responsibilities

Purpose of this position: The role of the Finance Officer involves providing financial and administrative support to the organization.

He/she is responsible for maintaining sound financial and accounting systems and controls for the organization.

The role entails performing day-to-day financial accounting tasks, including, processing payments, filing, and document retrieval.

Other Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions
  • Prepare balance sheets
  • Oversee the preparation of all financial statements, invoices as required
  • Ensure accounts payables and accounts receivables are performed accurately and timely
  • Update internal systems with financial data
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Participate in financial audits
  • Track bank deposits and payments
  • Assist in budget preparation and ensure all expenses are within the assigned project budget
  • Review and implement financial policies
  • Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting
  • Perform financial analysis and management tasks
  • Review financial paperwork and procedures and make appropriate changes
  • Undertake other duties as required

How to Apply:

Letter of applications along with a copy of your resume, a contact telephone number, copies of professional certificates, testimonials, and the names of 3 referees preferably from your previous workplaces, quoting their email addresses/contact numbers correctly, and Clearly label/quote the job title
above on your envelope

addressed to Human Resource Officer

and hand-deliver to the SND Marsabit/Moyale Office

or via email:

The deadline for submitting the application is 15th January 2023 5:00 PM.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Phone calls are not acceptable.

Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

SND is an equal opportunity employer.