Finance Clerk Job in Migori County, Kenya

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The PMI AIRS Kenya Project seeks candidates for the USAID – funded PMI AIRS (Africa Indoor Residual Spraying 2) Project to be implemented in six sub counties (Rongo, Awendo, Uriri, Suna East, Suna West and Nyatike) in Migori, Kenya in the following positions:
 
Position: Finance Clerk
Supervisor: Finance and Administration Manager
 
Location: Migori County, Kenya

 
The Project: The USAID-funded PMI AIRS (Africa Indoor Residual Spraying 2) Project led by Abt Associates supports the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), as well as USAID Missions and Bureaus

with malaria programs outside the PMI focus countries, in planning and implementing IRS programs with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria in Africa by enhancing USAID’s ability to implement IRS programs on the ground through cost-effective commodities procurement and logistics systems, access to technical expertise, and implementation of IRS in countries affected by malaria.

The PMI AIRS Project is led by Abt Associates, an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries.

Role Profile
Major purpose of the position: The major purpose is to support the County coordinator in collecting the required information from county sites for processing payment of sub-county spraying staff besides observing proper accounting procedures, systems and internal controls in sub county field stations.Responsibilities:
  • Assist in developing a database of all field staff involved in the county spraying
  • Ensuring that the daily work logs are completed and submitted by team leaders and supervisors.
  • Obtains and maintains personal information from all county spray teams which is used in administering their pay e.g. ID number, telephone numbers etc.
  • Assist in review of the financial data from field stations by verifying the accuracy of information/support documentations and reasonableness of costs.
  • Organize the financial document filing system for county.
  • Assist in verifying and processing of payments
Required minimum qualifications, skills and abilities
  • Training in accounting/finance or its equivalent preferably CPA (K)
  • Additional 1 year experience working as an account clerk in a busy professional environment
  • At least two (2) years of professional experience in Accounting and Program Financial Management.
  • Experience working at international development programs, with experience at USAID-funded programs highly desirable.
  • Experience in inventory management is desirable.
  • A self-starter that is able to perform under pressure is preferred.
  • A strong command of financial and other computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Quicken, Access, etc.
  • English language capability.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to use spreadsheets and other accounting software
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]  with the title of the position being applied in e-mail subject line e.g. “Community Mobilization/IEC Assistant” and specify location/ward preferred of by COB Friday, December 12th, 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Equal Opportunity Employer: As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm’s values, mission, and strategies. Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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