Finance Officer at Oxfam

In Kenya, Oxfam works with others to alleviate poverty and inequality. We work with the most vulnerable communities in the dry and remote northern regions, and in the impoverished slums of the capital, Nairobi.

The Role

To ensure Oxfam International Kenya program has the Finance capacity to provide effective and efficient service delivery and support the Kenya Program and various functions in the Program.  The purpose of this position is to support the implementation of Oxfam Kenya Programs through effective financial management support to country program and partners.

What we are looking for


  • A university degree with a specialization in Finance or Accounting.
  • Accountancy professional qualification {ACCA or CPA (K)}
  • Ability to plan with good organizational skills, including prioritization and ability to work under pressure.
  • Team-working skills.
  • Good computer skills: Excel, Word, the purchasing system and Helios system
  • Good reporting and communication skills


  • Knowledge of multiple donor funding regulations.
  • Good knowledge of financial systems.
  • Good written and spoken English.


  • Minimum 3 years proven relevant and progressive work experience preferably with INGO.
  • Excellent analytical skills particularly from the point of view of cost-effective financial management.
  • Multi-tasking and higher efficiency, Attention to details.
  • Proven experience of management of suppliers / contracts and financial systems.
  • Initiative and ability to follow up on issues.
  • Flexibility under pressure and in response to changing needs.

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