Finance Officer -Systems & Compliance (Re Advertisement)) At Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children International Kenya Country Office, has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Finance Officer -Systems & Compliance. The role holder will support the Finance Coordinators in delivering the Finance team’s objectives in a timely and accurate fashion. The position holder will be responsible in ensuring the integrity of the financial management system and will contribute smooth financial management throughout the Country Office. S/he will be travelling within Kenya to support field Offices on key finance tasks including financial accounting, audits, asset management, staff training, partner support etc. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualification and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting/finance or equivalent.
  • Professional Accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA)
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in an Audit firm is required.
  • Highly skilled in financial statement preparation for purposes of audit is an essential requirement.
  • Excellent understanding of business and financial planning including strategic modelling.
  • Computer fluency; highly competent using Microsoft Excel and other MS applications.
  • Familiarity with computerized accounting systems
  • Ability to gather facts and data, scrutinize with ease, determine a logical solution and resolve issues with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to handle challenging workload.
  • The highest level of integrity and commitment to prevent corruption and Fraud.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all departments in the Regional.
  • Willingness to undertake occasional travel to the Country Offices for training, support and
  • Experience working with colleagues based in complex country contexts would be an asset.

The Organisation

Save the children international employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified talent.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process, nor request for medical examination or records and does not act through recruitment agents whatsoever.

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