Interim Finance & Payroll Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya - Oxfam

The Role

Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for an experienced Interim Finance & Payroll Officer to support our Nairobi team, either locally or from Oxford. The role is for a fixed term of 6 months, to cover an internal secondment, but this may be extended to 12Months or made permanent.

Who we’re looking for

  • Appropriate accounting qualification supported by membership of a relevant professional body (e.g., Chartered or Certified Accounting body) or demonstratable experience of a similar role
  • Experience in Financial Accounting and Financial Operations – including strong understanding of bank reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, posting of payroll and invoices and solutions-focused customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of Kenya’s Statutory, applicable laws/ taxation, regulation, payroll management, and prevalent practices in International NGO sector. Although full training will be provided.
  • Significant experience with an ERP finance system, preferably Dynamics 365
  • High levels of computer literacy with advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • A high level of self-motivation and ability to work with limited supervision and deliver outcomes in a timely way.
  • Able to work on own initiative, under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Shows evidence of high level of planning skills and working understanding of project cycle.
  • Proven analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English- – including excellent attention to detail to enable the delivery of accurate outcomes.

What we offer

This role will give you an opportunity to act as a key contributor to the smooth running of our Nairobi Finance team. At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.

Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and to providing a flexible, supportive, working environment

How to apply

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