Riara School Jobs in Kenya : Finance Officer


The Riara Group of Schools is a brand that has been in existence for four decades and is a leading institution in the education industry.
We are inspired and motivated by the Riara philosophy of quality education to bridge higher education and the dynamism of the labour market.
We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions.
Finance Officer Job Main duties in Kenya
• Provide quality accounting services essential to the preparation, administration, supervision, and control of the budget.
• Appropriately and accurately enter/Record all income and expenditure transactions into accounting system.
• Reconcile all bank, control and other accounts.
• Contribute in preparation of monthly income and expenditure statements and budget comparison and cash flow reports.
• Process all Petty Cash reconciliations on a weekly basis, or as required.
• Assist the Financial Controller in compiling the plans for each school and consolidating the plans into the results for the group.
• Establish and maintain an effective inventory control and property accounting system.
• Provide advance warning of potential over expenditure of budgeted funds.
• Supervise accounts payable processes and procedures.
• Deposit all revenue collected and render accurate and timely reports to the financial controller.
• Supervise regular stocktaking exercises and maintain inventory records;
• Cooperate with the external and internal auditors and provide information to them as requested.
• Prepare financial and other reports at regular intervals.
Qualifications Knowledge and Experience for Finance Officer Kenyan Jobs
• Must have full CPA – K
• Bachelor degree in Finance will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in busy financial office.
• Mature and able to relate well with clients.
• Excellent communication, organization, leadership and multi-tasking skills.
• Proficient in standard office software applications. Knowledge in SAP is desired.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Must be of high personal integrity and ethics.
• Must have accuracy and keen attention to detail
• Proactive and self-motivated
• A team player with the ability to establish understanding and rapport with colleagues across the entire organisation.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to send a copy of their CV including current and expected remuneration and contact details of 3 referees to [email protected] by close of business on Friday 23, October 2015.