SOS Children’s Villages
Kenya (SOS CV KE) is an affiliate of SOS Children’s Villages (SOS CV) –
International whose mission is to build families for children who have lost or
do not have adequate parental care, nurture them, help them shape their own
futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, SOS CV
Kenya runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and
Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education, health and child
rights advocacy programmes and works with local communities to prevent family
separation through its Family Strengthening Programs.
We seek to recruit
suitable qualified people for the following position: Senior Finance Officer –
National Office, Nairobi
SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER – NATIONAL OFFICE NAIROBI
We seek to recruit for
the position of
Senior Finance Officer
be based at SOS CV KE National Office – Nairobi
The Senior Finance Officer will undertake various duties which
include and are not limited to the following:
National Association accountancy and ensure that local legislative
requirements and SOS Children’s Villages financial requirements are
Finance Manager to develop internal financial control policies,
guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration,
cash management and accounting.
and develop financial staff within the facilities in budgeting and
internal audits of all facilities to ensure compliance with local and SOS
Children’s Villages requirements.
Finance Manager to prepare relevant financial information for all
decision- making bodies and other
Management & Reporting: Support the locations in implementation by
ensuring that funds are available as and when needed, disbursements are
done during work plan and budget.
donor reports and ensures that they are submitted on time and of good
in coordination and delivering, clean and smooth external
in preparation of monthly organizational financial reports and
Finance Manager on data quality for the
Finance Manager with Annual and Mid Term planning and budgeting
and appraise performance of national office accountants
Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, from a recognized institution
of higher learning.
Certified Public Accountant registered in Kenya. A Masters level
qualification is an added advantage
minimum of 5 years working experience with progressive responsibility for
finance in a medium or large organization, preferably in the NGO sector
solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles,
with working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
pertaining to finance, and the ability to guide and lead employees to
ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
user of SAP’s and MS Office productivity tools – especially advanced Excel
– synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches
data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows
to work under pressure, with strong organizational, planning,
prioritization and execution skills and the ability take accountability
for results and achievement of objectives.
decisive, pragmatic and dynamic hands-on individual with a sense of
urgency, attention to detail, thoroughness and unquestionable integrity
How to Apply
If you believe your
experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role
specifications described; send your application letter (stating current and
expected pay) & updated CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which
must be immediate or former supervisor ) addressed to the National Director to
reach us on or before
26th August 2020
Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
SOS Children’s Villages
Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses
itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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