CIFOR Senior Finance Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

CIFOR Senior Finance Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

CIFOR Kenya looking for “Senior Finance Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 14, 2024.

CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific institution that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. To do so, we conduct innovative research, develop partners’ capacity, and actively engage in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people.

CIFOR Senior Finance Officer Jobs 2024

The CIFOR has published a job vacancy announcement on May 01, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Finance Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Position Senior Finance Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline May 14, 2024

CIFOR Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and responsibilities

Grants Budgets and Actual Expenses Monitoring:

  • Coordinate with donors, collaborators, project leaders and scientists to clarify financial issues, answer queries and give update on the financial and budget status of the project.
  • Review and verify expenditures of assigned grants to ensure adherence to budgetary and donor requirements.
  • Ensure that the grants recover full overheads including project services as per the approved donor budget.
  • Monitor staff time allocations in Planner for the assigned grants and ensure it is as per donor budgets.
  • Ensure timesheets are done, signed, and submitted on time for assigned grants.
  • Monitor and ensure that staff time is charged in accordance with the budget and the time sheets are recorded/adjusted appropriately.
  • Monitor changes in exchange rates and the impact on available project balances; promptly raise any forex concerns with the Finance Manager – Grants and the PIs concerned.
  • Liaise with the Program Management Unit (PMU) regarding the development of Letter of Agreement (LoA) with partner Institutions, project start-ups and set ups in MyTree and OCS, budget update and management in OCS and project tracking & closures.
  • Ensure the annual Budget and rolling budget is updated in OCS Planner.
  • Review of financial status of the project prepared by the finance officer(s)activities.

Position in Organization:

  • Reference number: 202427
  • Job status: In-progress
  • Job category: Local Position
  • Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting or in related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant and a member of a recognized accounting institute
  • At least 7 years in Grants Management
  • Proficiency MS office suite.

How to Apply CIFOR Senior Finance Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: May 14, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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