Finance Officer Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Refugee Consortium of Kenya 

Position Title: Finance Officer


Post holder reports to: Director Finance and Administration
Staff reporting to this post: None

RCK VISION: A just and inclusive society for all the displaced and host populations.

RCK MISSION: To protect and promote the well-being, voice, and dignity of the displaced and host populations.

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for donor management including budgeting, accountability and reporting, maintaining cash controls, posting accounting entries, maintaining accounts and ensuring proper implementation of accounting policies and procedures.


  • Coordinate development of budgets during proposal development and grants application.
  • Management of RCK assets; ensuring Asset register is updated and the organization’s assets are used efficiently, insured and disposed as per the organization’s policies.
  • Ensure that RCK master budget is up to date.
  • Verify all supporting documents for authenticity before entering them in the accounting software system.
  • Posting of Journals as directed by the Director of Finance & Administration.
  • Relieve other Finance Officers including the field staff while on leave.
  • Will be in charge of managing staff imprest.
  • Support organization audits including for donor projects.
  • Support office logistics and administration work.
  • Support HR in ensuring staff contracts are up to date and documents are available for
  • verification.
  • Support procurement officer including relieving the office bearer.
  • Assist in other general duties as allocated by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounts, Finance, or related course from a recognized university
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA).
  • 2 years’ experience with a similar size organization in industry, or from practice.
  • Knowledge and experience in use of accounting software packages
  • Experience working with I-tax, NHIF byproduct, and the NSSF portal
  • Proven experience in a fund-based accounting work
  • Working knowledge MS Office with an intermediate level of knowledge of Excel
  • An ability to write clear and concise reports; very good spoken and written English

WORKING CONDITIONS: The Job is complex, sensitive and stressful. Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and travel. Work may require frequent weekend and evening work as well as high degree of autonomy

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Work on their own initiative and within the larger finance/ISD team
  • High level of honesty, integrity and sense of confidentiality
  • Initiative, excellent organizational ability, with attention to details and accuracy
  • Show the desire for new and challenging tasks.
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to work within deadlines
  • Good team player.

How to apply

To submit your application, send a cover letter along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating
expected salary, 3 professional referees including your last supervisor and their email contacts, to
be received by 5.00pm, Tuesday 16th January 2024.
Send your application to: The Recruitment Committee,
Subject Line: “Application for Finance Officer – Nairobi”
Email: “”
Only successful candidates will be contacted. RCK is an equal opportunity employer.