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Project Finance Officer


EARO-KE-Nairobi City

2 weeks ago

Job Description

The Project Finance Officer will help coordinate and contribute to the implementation of the projects/grants policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. S/he will efficiently perform accounting services through documenting the project/grant financial transactions by compiling, analyzing, and verifying account information, preparing account entries, and delivering financial reporting services throughout the project/grant life cycle.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Minimum of three years work experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution
  2. Knowledge of the relevant public donor regulations preferred
  3. Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications
  4. Knowledge of Oracle ERP and Sun Systems Financial Accounting Package or similar financial reporting software preferred
  5. The candidate will be required to work most of the time using Oracle ERP and be able to generate financial reports using the ERP

Education + Experience

  1. B
  2. A
  3. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration with courses in accounting, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent)