Finance and Admin Assistant

International Alert
Nairobi, Kenya
Full time Staff

Salary: Competitive
Duration: 24 months
Based: Nairobi, Kenya, with some travel to Turkana
Closing date: 23 October 2018

We are looking for a dynamic candidate to offer finance and administration support to our expanding Kenya programme. You will be responsible for maintaining a vibrant internal control environment for finance administration and procurement functions in our Nairobi office. This includes providing support in all programme administration and finance tasks to ensure the delivery of our project activities.

With a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 2 accreditation and a degree in a relevant subject, you will have previous experience in the NGO sector and more specifically in USAID-funded projects. You will have sound knowledge and understanding of accounting procedures and principles and their operations in a busy finance office in relation to finance and procurement. You will also have developed strong organisational skills to manage a varied team workload and meet competing deadlines.

Note, the above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and click ‘Apply for this job’. In your cover letter please state your motivations for applying, how you fit the person specification, and your current salary or salary expectations.


The deadline for applications is Tuesday 23 October 2018 (5pm East Africa time).

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so early applications are encouraged.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

Closing date: 
23rd October 2018