Finance & HR Officer

at Handicap International
Published July 10, 2024
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  


The Finance and HR Officer produces quality financial information and contributes to the application and dissemination of the budget framework, local and donor rules and HI’s tools, procedures and standards in the financial field. S/he is delegated some of the HR responsibilities at his/ her geographical area level. In his/her geographical area, s/he ensures that HR management complies with his/her budgetary framework and HI's HR policies and frameworks.


Mission 1: Strategy and steering

Implements and monitors the actions plans for HI’s financial strategy within his or her area of responsibility.
Updates financial information and monitors financial indicators within his or her area of responsibility.
Monitors and reports to his or her line manager and functional manager on the financial risks of which he or she is aware and contributes towards their mitigation.
Mission 2: Standards and expertise

Deploys all of HI’s financial policies, processes and tools within his or her area of responsibility.
Ensures that HI’s legal obligations are met and produces the required financial documents.
Reports any changes in standards, case law or in the practices of other stakeholders in the financial field of which he/she is aware.
Complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Contribute to programme or country operational strategy (StratOp).
Draft new project proposals for the continuity or expansion of the project.
Contribute to the drafting of new proposals for new opportunities, if necessary.
Implements and complies with procedure for archiving financial documents and publishes and
Updates financial documents in the dedicated workspaces.
Contributes to internal control within his or her area of responsibility and applies identified corrective actions.

Responsibility 2: Contributes to the financial management of institutional funding in compliance with “donor” guidelines and contractual obligations

Assists with the drafting of funding proposals for institutional donors; compiles multi- programme proposals when the programme is lead.
Optimizes funding schedules (coverage of office and support costs) in the drafting or revision of institutional funding proposals.
Informs budget holders of institutional donors’ financial rules and verifies their application.
Verifies funding expenditure monitoring and provides budget holders with donor budget monitoring reports.
He or she monitors consumption rates, issues alerts in the event of a risk of non-compliance with flexibility rules and anticipates slippage by preparing contractual amendments with his or her interlocutors.
Archives the budgets and financial reports shared with institutional donors (with an internal and external version) in the dedicated storage spaces.

A. Educational background and experience

University degree in a financial related discipline
At Least CPA IV
At least 4 years practical experience as a Finance Officer..preferrably in an NGO
Certifcate in Human Resource Management an added advantage.
B. Knowledge and Skills

Skills Required:-
Professional Skills

Cash-flow management
Accounts management
Tax management
Financial and budget management
Financial management of institutional funding
Sourcing and Recruitment
Personnel administration
Remuneration and management of the wage bill
Employment law
HR IT Tools
Cross -Sector Skills

Frameworks and references
Office and collaborative tools
Stress management
Collaborate in a global organization

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV by email. The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Finance and HR Officer, Nairobi”.


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