Islamic Relief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Islamic Relief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Overall Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining of Donors Budget preparation along with proposal, accounts, including books, registers, vouchers and other documents relating to all receipts and disbursement with proper supporting documents, as well as, office management duties.

    Detailed Duties & Responsibility:

    Key Roles/responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate effective financial controls on all transactions incurred as part of project implementation and other related costs.
  • Ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions is maintained in a systematic order and in safe and secure condition.


  • Ensure that the payment function is smooth running and suppliers are paid on time.
  • The vouchers that the Finance Assistant is processing, is up to the standard and as per IR Standards.


  • Ensure that bank reconciliation are upto date and also check any long outstanding cheques and take action to resolve and manage it.
  • Ensure that bank opening are properly documented, and signatories are updated and with proper approval from HQ.

    Control Accounts

  • Ensure the staffs advances are adjust on time and in case of not adjustment in reasonable 15 days, final warn the staff and even deduct the advance from staff salary.


  • Ensure that weekly updates are sent to Finance Manager by each Friday.
  • Ensure that monthly reports are sent to Finance Manager by 5th of following month.

    Finance Officer-operation

  • Ensure that BVA review meetings are held with the area manager and budget holders by 10th of each

    Tax and other legal payments

  • Ensure that IRK is following all the legality on payments for staff and suppliers.

    Policies and Procedures

  • Ensure that IRK is following all the policies and procedures.
  • If some policy is missing, take step to make and implement the new policy.
  • Manage the cross charge for combine expenses to different projects.

    Fund Request:

  • Ensure that Area Office sends fund request to the Nairobi before 30th of each month.
  • Ensure that money receivable and payable are managed on time.


  • Ensure that the recording and book keeping are good.
  • All the vouchers are entered into the system on time and correctly.


  • Ensure that all necessary documents are appropriately filled.
  • Data entry-Supervisory role on Finance Assistant
  • Responsible for data entry to the AX.
  • Ensure all transactions are adequately supported prior to payment/posting
  • Ensure that all necessary documents are
    appropriately filled

    Ensure that all vouchers are well approved before payments/posting Keeping safe custody of files -- Supervisory role on Finance Assistant

  • Maintain and keep the vouchers in safe custody, maintain file for reconciliation related to the field office.
  • Ensure that vouchers are sent to Nairobi by 10th of the following month.

    Donor and project files-- Supervisory role on Finance Assistant

  • Maintaining all the donors files ( each new file for each new project)
    Training and Capacity building of the staff
  • Ensure the finance staff are properly trained and they are building there capacity during on job training.

    General understanding

  • The staff is expected that he/she will also follow any other duty that his/her supervisor will assign to him/her.
  • The Finance Manager has full authority to change any or all of the responsibility fo the staff and also authority to change the designation of the staff.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by his/her line manager subject to comply and not conflict with the above.


  • 3 years of progressive experience in finance, Accounts and Financial operation.
  • Minimum education to a degree level, or significant relevant experience.
  • An interest in capacity building/mentoring of teams (both national and expatriate)
  • Flexibility to spend significant time in the field.
  • Excellent staff management and personnel skills
  • Budgetary control and financial management skills
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills;

    How to Apply

  • Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application to by Friday 14th January, 2019.
  • Please note that this is an urgent recruitment shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Islamic Relief Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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