Mercy USA Finance Officer Job in Kenya

Organization: Mercy USA for Aid and Development

Country: Kenya

Position: Finance Officer

Department: Finance

Reports To: Finance Coordinator

Nature and Scope of the Position: The position reports to the Finance Coordinator.


  • Ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions is maintained in a systematic order and in safe and secure conditions in the field office.
  • Responsible to prepare Financial Reports for Mercy USA implemented programs, OFDA and UNICEF projects and any other donor where applicable
  • Maintain accurate and effective financial controls on all transactions.
  • Maintain effective control over cash and bank, and ensure that cash in hand and bank reconcile with accounting records.
  • Ensure that field office funds are adequately managed.
  • Prepare, Administer monthly payrolls ( where applicable)
  • Ensure all Finances distributed to staff for program activities are properly accounted and cash
  • Prepare scheduled and project financial and grants budgets and financial reports thereof and submit to Regional office within set deadlines;
  • Monitor the project cash flow, follow up on transfers with Regional Office and maintain updated bank records;
  • Maintain appropriate financial filing system;
  • To be responsible for and supervise all persons reporting to him employed by the Employer and to ensure that all such employees carry out their duties diligently at all times
  • Oversee petty cash, prepare Petty cash vouchers, keep cash book, prepare replenishment requests top ups and maintain established petty cash level

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in the specified field- Finance, Accounts
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • CPA-K


  • 2 years in similar position

Work related skills

  • Good organizational skills
  • Aggressive and Result Oriented
  • Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
  • Able to meet deadlines

Personal attributes

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Trustworthy
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer relation skills
  • Integrity

How to Apply

The position will close 6th December 2016, the incumbents should send their Resume and cover letters or motivational letters to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Accounting and Finance, NGO and UN
Updated: November 29, 2016 — 8:58 am