Save the Children International Jobs Opportunities in Kenya

Save the Children International Finance Officer Jobs Opportunities in Kenya

Role Purpose:

  • As part of RMCPU Finance you will be responsible for providing support in financial management and monthly processes. The position will assist the Finance team in achieving departmental goals by ensuring accurate reporting and compliance with financial controls and standards.
  • Under the direction of the Head of Support Services, the Finance Officer will work closely with Regional Finance, support services in ensuring that RMCPU finances are well recorded and expensed. The FO will be responsible for supporting the team to adhere to all Finance management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors.
  • This role will work closely with Head of Programs and Program Implementation/Program Operations on financial reporting, monitoring and analysis and compliance processes.

    Contract Duration: 1 Year

    Location East & Southern Africa Regional Office- Nairobi Kenya


  • Professional qualification in Business, International Development, Finance/Accounting or similar
  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance and/or experience working in a related role
  • Experience managing grants, contracts & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders' guidelines (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA, SIDA etc.)
  • Relevant experience managing donor funded
    projects with International NGO's particularly those addressing human/children's rights and those applying partnership approaches
  • Strong analytical skills, computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Ability to work well with a team and establish relationships with other teams/offices
    Cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and English communication skills including influencing and negotiation
  • Experience working with implementing partners and managing sub awards/grants
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th October, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children International Finance Officer Jobs Opportunities in Kenya

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