Finance Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Sheria Housing

Position Title: Finance Officer

Grade: Job Grade 4

Department: Finance

Section / Unit: Finance

Location / Work Station: 3rd Ngong Avenue, Upperhill Gardens, Room D14.

Reports to: Operations Manager

Direct reports: Accounts Assistants, ICT Assistants

Sheria Housing Co-Operative Society Limited is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Finance Officer.

The job holder is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the financial & ICT affairs of the Society with the aim of ensuring fiscal discipline and providing financial stewardship to the Society in line with the strategic plans, shared values and policies.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversee establishment and implementation of departmental strategies, systems, processes, procedures and policy formulation.
  • Oversee the operation of finance, accounts and ICT.
  • Oversee statutory and project audits of the Society.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports
  • Manage human resources and other resources in the finance & ICT Sections.
  • Provide leadership in performance management, employee development, talent management and building a work environment that drives high performance and employee satisfaction in the department
  • Manage the departmental budget to ensure efficacy and attainment of set targets

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Set financial objectives consistent with the policies and strategies of the Society.
  • Carry out formulation, preparation and monitoring of the Society’s and departmental budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements, policies, strategies, procedures and standards for the Society.
  • Review of cash books/ monthly bank reconciliation statements.
  • Prepare financial reports for management and the Board of Directors.
  • Advise the management and board on finance & ICT issues.
  • Carry out any other relevant duty as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Job Dimensions

Financial Responsibility

  • Prepare Budgets
  • Prepares financial statements

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the Society.

Decision Making

  • Make strategic, operational and financial decisions
  • Plan the work of subordinates.
  • Assign work to subordinates.
  • Monitor subordinates' work performance.
  • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, business administration or related field.
  • CPA(K), ACCA
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of principles and standard practices of accounting.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and control process
  • Knowledge of grant procedures and practices.
  • IT Proficiency
  • Communication skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates, who meet the required qualifications, are requested to make their applications and submit them physically or via email – to the below address before Close of Day 26th September 2023;

The General Manager
Sheria Housing Co-Operative Society Limited
P.O Box 34688-00100, Nairobi

Delivered To

  • Upperhill Gardens,2nd Floor Suite D14; 3rd Ngong Avenue

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