KCIC Finance Officer, Swift Program Job

Job Summary/ Overall Job Purpose

  • The Finance Officer has overall responsibility for supporting the finance functions. The Finance Officer responsibilities include; internal control, accounting data base , suppliers reconciliations, processing payments, treasury management, management and donor reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining creditors and suppliers accounting ledgers; posting invoices credit notes, payments and preparing monthly suppliers’ reconciliation statements;
  • Processing payments of supplier’s invoices, loans and grants disbursements and utilities;
  • Preparing monthly financial and budget reports for the programmes assigned;
  • Providing financial information for preparation of annual and quarterly budgets and cash flow forecast;
  • Monitoring budget implementation and reporting for the programs assigned;
  • Maintaining accounting records in the computerized accounting system relating to the programme and filing of the supporting documentation;
  • Reviewing internal controls and financial policies and procedures and making recommendations for further improvements;
  • Preparing financial statements, supporting schedules and budget versus expenditure variance report for annual audit; and supporting the auditors in provision of information and documents during the audit;
  • Preparing donor specific expenditure and narratives reports;
  • Preparing receipt vouchers for donor income and other receipts from donors;
  • Corresponding with the banks on all banking matters including foreign exchange dealings;
  • Preparing travel advances payment to staff for official travel and other cash float as per approved requisitions;
  • Monitoring liquidation and accounting of the cash advances and passing appropriate journals in the books of accounts;
  • Maintaining data integrity in all financial reporting;


  • B-com. Accounting/Finance option or any related Business degree from a reputable University
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya -CPA (K) or ACCA


  • At least 4 years’ experience in financial accounting in a busy and computerized accounting environment.
  • Experience in ERP systems.
  • Experience in donor funded programs.

Functional Skills

  • Planning and organization skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Presentation skills

Behavioral Skills

  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Adaptability and reliability
  • Team player 

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send the completed KCIC employment application form together with their up-to-date CV with their contact details, copies of academic and professional certificates, details of current and expected remuneration, the names of three professional referees, and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 22nd March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Form