CMMB Finance Officer Jobs in Kisumu County, Kenya

CMMB Finance Officer Jobs in Kisumu County, Kenya

  • We believe in a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all.

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager Finance & Administration, the Finance Officer will support the mission, goals and operations of the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) in Kenya through the provision of accurate, complete and timely professional financial services.


  • Provide guidance on, and implement CMMB’s financial policies and procedures and donor compliance requirements

  • Record all financial transactions accurately, completely and in a timely manner in line with the Chart of Accounts through the Abila software (MIP) accounting system

  • Prepare monthly financial reports for submission to the donor and respond to queries raised by the donor regarding the report on a timely manner

  • Support the monthly preparation of the financial accounts and their timely submission to New York; and ensure the integrity of the intra—company account

  • Ensure sound financial management and compliance procedures in the assigned grants/projects and office operational activities to include:

  • Formulation and Monitoring of project budgets and expenses

  • Preparation of vouchers, cheques, Mpesa and EFT payments and processing of payments.

  • Invoicing/tracking of accounts receivable and cash receipts;

  • Maintain, Record and Reconcile petty cash accounts.

  • Issuance and Liquidation of employee receivables in line with manual records/expense forms from staff as per CMMB advances policy.

  • Conducting site visits and training/mentoring of project staff.

  • Monitoring of project cash flows, and timely preparation of requests from the donors

  • Preparation of donor and compliance-related reports

  • Timely project liquidations and quarterly/end of project financial closeouts

  • Ensure adherence to CMMB indirect cost recovery policy and the transparent and timely calculation and allocation of shared direct costs

  • Ensure adequate management of the accounts payable and receivable functions

  • Preparation of bank reconciliations, filing of all accounting vouchers and documents

  • Assist in the review/preparation of payrolls to include accuracy of salary payments and related statutory/payroll deductions, and their timely remittance to staff and vendors (ie PAYE, NHIF, NSSF, SACCO, various insurance companies)

  • Support in the annual audit preparations

  • Ensure all financial assets
    are adequately safeguarded and all financial documents are securely filed

  • Ensure availability of accurate, complete and timely financial information for decision making purposes by senior management

  • Record, count and update the Asset and Inventory Register regularly.

  • Assist in other program implementation activities and miscellaneous finance duties as required and assigned by the Senior Manager Finance & Administration


  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (BCOM) or Business Administration majoring in accounting or Finance

  • You have a minimum of at least three (3) years of accounting experience in a similar capacity working with an international NGO on donor funded project projects

  • You have Professional Accountancy Qualifications (CPAK/ACCA)

  • You possess a high degree of integrity, and a strong commitment to CMMB’s mission

  • You demonstrate strong inter-personal skills and the ability to transfer knowledge and visit project sites

  • You have hands on application of Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); working knowledge of Abila (Sage) accounting software preferred

  • You have demonstrable Knowledge of MPESA Bulk Payment System

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills to include conflict resolution, priority management, and managing expectations of multiple clients

  • Familiarity with Global Fund financial management and reporting will be an added advantage

  • You are comfortable working for a faith-based organization.

  • You believe in CMMB, where we’re going, and what we can do together to achieve Healthier Lives Worldwide.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to

  • indicating position applied for on the subject line by 2nd March 2020.

  • Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cell phone contact.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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