Finance Assistant Jobs at Kenyan NGO



Finance Assistant Job at ChildFund

A Finance officer will supports field operations by providing technical assistance and guidance on financial management.

He/She will be reporting to the Child Fund Kenya Finance manager. She/he will be based in National Office.

Duties for the Finance Assistant Job

  • Ensure expenditures and supporting documents are in compliance with donor’s regulation/audit requirements and coded correctly.
  • Pro-actively rise issues and concerns with the Finance Manager to ensure Childfund remains in compliance with donor contract and regulations
  • Prepare financial reports in donor format which are timely and accurate.
  • Coordinating audits of recipients of grants
  • Making the necessary field visits to projects
  • Payment processing, matching requisition to LPO and invoices, ensuring they are duly approved subject to approval limits. Ensuring all appropriate documentation for any cheque payments are adequately filed.
  • All other duties assigned

Finance Assistant Job Qualifications

  • CPA finalist
  • A Bachelor degree in accounting, commerce, finance or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in accounting,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office & accounting packages
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English; fluency in Swahili required
  • Good oral/written communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to travel to program locations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Specified years experience in working in the human service or social services and/or with a non profit agency, preferably community organization
  • Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated experience with the design, implementation, management and evaluation of programs preferred

How to Apply
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