Saturday, 19 December 2015

ICJ Kenya >> Finance Officer

Established in 1959, (ICJ Kenya) is a non–partisan, nongovernmental organization with membership drawn from the Bench and Bar. 

The primary mission of the organization is to promote and protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law nationally and regionally.

ICJ Kenya has a distinguished track record in advocacy, research and legal interventions and is today widely acknowledged as a premier human rights organization in Kenya and around Africa.

ICJ Kenya seeks to fill the following position as detailed below and invites suitably qualified Kenyans to apply.

Finance Officer
Overall Purpose of the Job: To assist the Finance Manager in the management of the Finance Department and to work closely with the Executive Director and the Programme  Management Teams and Administrative Team to create synergy in the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives.

Key Roles
  • To efficiently maintain the books of accounts and records.
  • To maintain the fixed assets registers in order to ensure that all fixed assets are recorded, accounted for and depreciated accordingly.
  • To prepare financial progress reports for donors.
  • To prepare internal financial management reports.
  • To liaise with the programme management teams in the preparation budgets for the various projects and to ensure budgetary controls are in place including report procedures, adherence to specific reporting framework and deadlines.
  • To communicate programme burning rates to the various teams
  • To assist in annual audits
  • To ensure allocation of joint costs to individual projects.
  • To ensure that all insurance and medical policies are renewed and up to date.
  • To represent the organisation in meetings when called upon to do so.
  • To deal with office procurement
  • And any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by the Finance Manager and the Executive Director.
  • Degree in Business, Economics or relevant field.
  • Professional qualifications in CPA or ACCA
  • Experience in project budgeting, reporting and accounting for donor funded projects
  • Documented experience working in an NGO
  • Experience in Navision accounting software
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Effective written communication
  • Time management
Personal Attributes

The Finance Officer must be able to maintain confidentiality and exhibit high levels of professionalism.  

He or she must be;
  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Flexible
  • Organized
How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  

Detailed Applications, CV and relevant certificates addressed to the Recruitment Committee 

should be sent through, 

or P.O. Box 59743-00200 Nairobi 

and should be received not later than 5th January 2016.  

ICJ Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidate will be communicated to.



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