Finance Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Title: Finance Officer

Report to: Principal

Location: Nairobi

Employment Terms: Full
Time

Job description

The Nairobi School
invites applications from qualified, competent and experienced Kenyans for the

position of Finance
Officer.

To ensure organization
and coordination of the school finance function, financial reporting and advise
and

proper financial record
keeping.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Ensuring proper
school financial planning

2. Reporting all
financial matters to the Principal

3. Assisting in the
preparation of annual School Financial Budgets

4. Proper management of
financial records and receipts

5. Reconciling daily,
Monthly and Yearly financial transactions

6. Preparation of
Balance sheets

7. Processing of
Invoices

8. Resolving financial
disputes raised by Parents or school Suppliers

9. Being a key point of
contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters

10. Implementation of
cash management strategies

11. Assisting in any
internal and external audits and maintenance of a running list of previous
audit

recommendations and the
status of their implementations.

12. Ensuring proper
preparation and management of staff payroll

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Holder of Bachelor’s
degree in Commerce or related field

2. Holder of
Professional qualification CPA-K

3. Active member of
ICPAK

4. Fully conversant with
PFM Act

5. Experience in using
financial software and advanced MS Excel skills

6. At least 5 years’
finance experience in a busy educational institution (Public) in a similar
capacity

7. Strong ethics with an
ability to manage confidential data

8. Ability to multitask,
prioritize and manage time efficiently

9. Ability to work well
with management and staff at all levels

10. Good interpersonal
skills

11. Ability to work
under pressure

12. Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills

13. Extremely well
organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills and
analytical ability

How to apply

Qualified and competent
applicants to send their CV, academic and Professional qualifications and

testimonials to the
undersigned by 
20th January 2021.

In addition, the following
documents will be required.

1. Valid Certificate of
Good conduct

2. HELB clearance
certificate

3. Credit Reference
Bureau clearance certificate

4. Valid Tax Compliance
certificate

5. Compliance to
requirements of Chapter 6

Application to be
addressed to:

The BOM Secretary

Nairobi School

P.O. Box 30047 – 00100

NAIROBI

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