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The Finance Officer will be responsible for maintaining up-to-date, accurate, and complete records in required formats for all financial transactions, post transactions in MS Navision, ensuring full financial supporting documentation, initiating payments on Mpesa platform, reviewing payment vouchers for participant/stakeholder/supplier’s payments and carry out monthly bank reconciliations, respond on a timely basis to all donor inquiries, reconcile all the expenditure statements with KMET’s records. The Finance Officer will be based in Kisumu reporting to the Finance Manager.

  • Process and review payment vouchers for payments, travel advance requests and other payments requests.
  • Track outstanding advances and follow up to ensure all are cleared on timely basis and in line with KMET’s financial policies.
  • Review all travel expense reports, workshop expense reports and any other reconciliations for authorization, accuracy, allowable expenses, charge codes and accounting for advances.
  • Follow up on resolutions of all questioned items and see that they are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for posting transaction in MS Navision.
  • Respond on a timely basis to all donor inquiries, reconcile all statements with KMET’s records and update the Finance Manager on any discrepancies.
  • Respond to staff inquiries on a timely basis on any financial issues.
  • Disburse all KMET money transfer payments and funds transfer through Mpesa Platform.
  • Prepare management accounts for updating donors and staff.
  • Carry out monthly Bank Reconciliations.
  • As part of the Finance team, identify opportunities for streamlining office processes, make recommendations to the finance team and implement changes.
  • Participate in proposal development to assist with project budgeting and costings.
  • Any other finance-related assignments as may be delegated.
  1. A degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  2. Professional Accountancy training with CPA - K level qualification.
  3. Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience with NGO(s).
  4. Experience in managing of project funds, preparation of bank reconciliations, financial statements, and financial reporting and data analysis, auditing, and taxation.
  5. Excellent attention to detail and possess sound technical skills.
  6. Analytical approach to work with ability to
  7. Problem-solving skills, creative and initiative.
  8. Sound planning and organizational skills
  9. Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
  10. Able to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships.
  11. Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word and Excel, hands-on work experience with MS Navision/Financial management software
  12. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

If you meet the above requirements, please send a Copy of your recent CV with a Cover Letter to hr@kmet.co.ke.  So as to reach us by January 5, 2023. Quote the ‘Position and Desired Location’ in the Email as the subject. For the Project Officer position, one MUST indicate the preferred Location.                   

Employment Type
Annual contract
Beginning of employment
January 2023
Duration of employment
Annual renewable
Job Location
Kisumu, Tom Mboya Estate, 6805- 40103, Kisumu, Kisumu
Working Hours
Date posted
December 18, 2022
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