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Senior Finance Officer Job, Kenya Finance Jobs 2022.
Position: Senior Finance Officer,
Reports to: Finance and HR Director,
Location: Mombasa, Kenya,
Country Program/Sector: Kenya Program,
Position Type: Full-time,
Expected travel: Local travel to field sites as necessary,
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US non-profit, tax-exempt, private organization established in 1895 that saves wildlife and wild places by understanding critical issues, crafting science-based solutions, and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity. With more than a century of experience, long-term commitments in dozens of landscapes, presence in more than 60 nations, and experience helping to establish over 150 protected areas across the globe, WCS has amassed the biological knowledge, cultural understanding and partnerships to ensure that vibrant, wild places and wildlife thrive alongside local communities. Working with local communities and organizations, that knowledge is applied to address species, habitat and ecosystem management issues critical to improving the quality of life of poor rural people whose livelihoods depend on the direct utilization of natural resources.
Kenya Program Overview:
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – Kenya Marine Program is a research-based organization that has been involved in both ecological and socio-economic activities at the Kenyan Coast for a period of over 27 years – from 1991 to date. The organization employs a science-based and collaborative approach focussing on understanding the ecology of coral reefs and reef dependent coastal communities while applying conservation solutions in addition to collaborating with researchers, managers, and students in Kenya and the Western Indian Ocean region
The position holder will support financial management activities of WCS Kenya.
Reporting to the Finance and HR Director, the Senior Finance Officer will provide financial support to WCS Mombasa Office and related programs to ensure the smooth running of the office. This includes handling day to day financial operations with particular emphasis on accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash management, processing payments while ensuring a culture of compliance is upheld.
Emphasis will be directed to ensuring that financial management is conducted in compliance with WCS and donor policies and maintain an effective financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure integrity of WCS’ financial operations.
Accounting & Finance
Procurement and Logistics
Assisting with donor and statutory audit through retrieval of sampled documents
Perform other duties as assigned by the Finance & HR Director.