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  • Posted: Jan 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 15, 2023
  • Strategies for Northern Development The Strategies for Northern Development (SND) is a local non-governmental organization working with nomadic pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. SND was registered in Kenya with NGO coordination board as a fully-fledged NGO on 6th of December 2007 and Agency for Civil Society organization in Fe...
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    Senior Finance Officer ( Marsabit)

    Key Competence

    • University degree in Commerce (BCOM), BBA, BBM, or other related fields. Specialized in Finance or Accounting.
    • Holder of CPAK/ACCA
    • Membership in a recognized professional accountancy body such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accounts (ICPAK) added advantage.
    • Have proven financial management experience of a minimum of 5 years in Local/INGOs.
    • Be able to work under pressure as may be required;
    • Be a team player
    • Be self-driven and able to work within tight deadlines and report on multiple projects.
    • Well conversant with the accounting system e.g., Quick book, ERP Pentasoft
    • Excellent in computer packages especially excel.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Previous work experience in ASAL is an asset.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Purpose of this position: The role of the Finance Officer involves providing financial and administrative support to the organization.

    He/she is responsible for maintaining sound financial and accounting systems and controls for the organization.

    The role entails performing day-to-day financial accounting tasks, including, processing payments, filing, and document retrieval.

    Other Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions
    • Prepare balance sheets
    • Oversee the preparation of all financial statements, invoices as required
    • Ensure accounts payables and accounts receivables are performed accurately and timely
    • Update internal systems with financial data
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
    • Reconcile bank statements
    • Participate in financial audits
    • Track bank deposits and payments
    • Assist in budget preparation and ensure all expenses are within the assigned project budget
    • Review and implement financial policies
    • Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting
    • Perform financial analysis and management tasks
    • Review financial paperwork and procedures and make appropriate changes
    • Undertake other duties as required

    Method of Application

    Send letter of applications along with a copy of your resume, copy of your national ID, a contact telephone number and the names of 3 referees preferably from your previous workplaces, quoting their email addresses/contact numbers properly and clearly label/quote the job title above on your envelope addressed to Human Resource Officer and hand deliver to the SND Marsabit/Moyale Office or via email: Deadline for the submission of application is 15th January 2023 5:00 PM. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Phone calls are not acceptable.

    Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    SND is an equal opportunity employer.

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