Finance and Administration Officer Career Opportunity in Kenya - ChildFund International

Position: Finance and Administration Officer

Location: Rongo, Migori County
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Monitors all donor-funded financial transactions.
• Prepares payment for planned and approved projects in a timely manner.
• Reviews all the daily financial transactions and the books of accounts to ensure they are appropriately recorded and coded.
• Reviews monthly bank reconciliation reports
• Ensure fund meant for program activities are disbursed and received on time.
• Ensures adherence and compliance to the area budget.
• Ensures that the related financial transactions comply with the donor requirements, country laws, donor policies and procedures.
• Prepares annual, monthly, and quarterly financial requirements for the area for funding.
• Prepares financial reports using quick books.
• Ensures that LRDP meets donor audit requirements and provides appropriate guidance and comments in disclosure letter.
• Ensures appropriate internal controls through adherence to the accounting systems and procedures.
• Supervises staff and ensures that HR policies and procedures are adhered to.
• Ensure staff and assets are secured and well maintained.
• Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.


• A bachelor’s degree in commerce majoring in Finance or Accounting,
• CPA-K will be an added advantage
• Knowledge in accounting packages.
• At least five years of professional experience in accountancy and administration in an INGO/NGO handling donor-funded projects
• Working knowledge of Kenya Labour Laws
• Knowledge in HR and Procurement processes
• Conversant with donor reports or general project reports-monthly, quarterly, mid-term review and endterm reviews
• Good organization and time management skills and ability to work under pressure.
• Good communication and writing skills.
• Must have very good interpersonal skills
• Must be a person of very high integrity.

How to apply

Candidates who satisfy the requirements stated above should forward their application letter together with their current CV listing three referees with their email and phone contacts and expected remuneration package through email to on or before Monday 22nd May 2023. Candidates will be required to produce original copies of their Identity cards, academic and professional documents during the interview. Canvassing will lead to outright disqualification.