KCCB Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

KCCB Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

  • The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) – General Secretariat is the national administrative, facilitative and coordinative arm through which KCCB undertakes all responsibilities which express the KCCB mission in Kenya.

  • KCCB is the prime recipient of the grant entitled Komesha TB awarded by US Agency for International Development.

  • KCCB is seeking candidates for the position of Senior Finance Officer to be based in Kisumu.

    Job Purpose:

  • The Komesha TB Senior Finance Officer is responsible for all financial functions including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and compliance.

  • The position holder ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as KCCB internal policies and procedures.

  • The position will support the Program Department to provide timely reports and assistance to the team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.

  • Working under guidance from the Director of Finance, the SFO will support the annual budget process for the organization and will provide oversight of all updates to the donors.

  • Monitor revenue and spending against budgets to ensure strict adherence to the organizational budget.


  • Oversee and manage daily program-wide accounting and finance functions including timely recording of transactions, cash management, banking, payroll, inventory, receivables, and payables.

  • Plan and implement systems for financial operations in the country office and in area program offices in accordance with the KCCB Finance Manual and donor regulations; including systems for cash flow management, budgeting, consolidation of accounting information, internal controls, financial reporting, financial record-keeping, grant management and compliance.

  • Train and supervise finance staff in the program.

  • Maintain banking relations and plan and monitor country cash flow requirements to ensure the smooth implementation of Komesha TB projects.

  • Prepare monthly standard accounting submissions for Komesha TB, for review by the Deputy Director- Finance and Compliance, including general ledger files, account reconciliations, expenditures by cost center/project, as well as other financial information in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Prepare monthly management reports to the Deputy Director- Finance and Compliance and Program staff as required, including expenditures by cost center/project and other financial information, in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Prepare financial reports, for review by the Deputy Director- Finance and Compliance, to donors in line with donor requirements and templates.

  • Assist in developing annual fiscal year budgets together with the Deputy Director-Finance and Compliance

  • Continuously stay abreast with
    donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations; compile and update applicable local policies; train KOMESHA TB staff in these policies.

  • Ensure compliance with KCCB financial policies and procedures.

  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Komesha TB and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.

  • Any Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics.

  • Professional qualification in CPA, ACCA, CMA.

  • At least 5 years’ relevant work experience, at least 5 years within donor funded non-profit organization preferably USG.

  • Possess a high degree of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Experience in a multi-office, multi-national environment.

  • Management and supervisory experience desired.

  • Ability to design complex financial models, proposal budgets and other financial reports.

  • Ability to organize and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, and communicate complex financial information to a non-financial audience.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including MS Excel, report writer tools, and ability to navigate within accounting systems and other databases.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities, exercise good judgment, and quickly identifies and resolves problems with minimum supervision.

    Skills & Competencies

  • Good communication and excellent inter-personal skills.

  • A team player who is responsible, diplomatic and confident at dealing with people at all levels and different backgrounds.

  • A problem solving and solution oriented attitude; be methodical and adaptable.

  • Planning skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and deliver on set objectives within given deadlines.

  • Approachable and willingness to listen and assist finance and non-finance colleagues.

  • Ability to work under pressure and on irregular working hours.

  • Ability to occasionally conduct training of staff within the financial management area.

  • Be honest, respectful and trustworthy with high level of professionalism.

  • Good knowledge of Social Teachings of the Church and Ethical Principles.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KCCB Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

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