Finance and Administrative Officer At Mennonite Central Committee

Mennonite Central Committee Kenya seeks a Finance and Administrative Officer for its Nairobi office to begin by May 2022.

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches and shares God’s love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice. MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another and creation. In Kenya, MCC supports projects with local partner organizations in food security, health, education, and peacebuilding. The MCC Kenya office is in Westlands.


Financial Management and Reporting

  • Carry out financial transactions for MCC Kenya
  • Conduct banking transactions such as withdrawals, deposits, reconciliations, etc.
  • Process payroll in a timely and accurate manner using SAGE
  • Remit PAYE, NHIF, NSSF and withholding taxes
  • Enter financial transaction data into MCC’s FASWin accounting software
  • Submit monthly financial reports to Mennonite Central Committee headquarters
  • Participate in annual internal and external audit processes
  • Ensure safe custody of the cash box and disburse funds in accordance with procedures and approvals
  • Maintain a filing system that documents all financial transactions and procedures
  • Conduct several financial reviews of partner organizations each year, including follow-up


  • Carry out MCC Kenya government liaison duties including submission of documents for the NGO Coordination Board and KRA
  • Receive incoming phone calls, general emails, and postal mail
  • Arrange workshops and meetings (venue, catering, accommodation, transport, etc.)
  • Assist in making travel arrangements (ground and air, hotels, etc.)
  • Purchase supplies and equipment for office and kitchen
  • Manage insurance and vehicle registration for MCC Kenya
  • Supervise office cleaner
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related degree
  • 2-5 years relevant experience, preferably in an NGO
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • English and Kiswahili fluency both written and spoken
  • Legal right to work in Kenya

Personal Characteristics

  • Commitment to MCC’s mission and values, including service and nonviolence
  • Unimpeachable integrity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Good time management skills with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and enthusiastic team spirit

How to apply

Apply before 25 March 2022 by emailing to a cover letter (no longer than one page explaining why you are a good fit for MCC, what makes you a strong candidate, and why you want to work for MCC) and a CV (no longer than one page summarizing your education and previous work experience) combined in a single PDF document. In addition, enter basic information about yourself on the Google form at Please note that applications not following these instructions will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.