Finance Assistant Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Finance Assistant Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Our client, a fast-growing startup
ecommerce company in East Africa focused on women’s health and personal care is
looking for a dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individual to fill in
the following position;

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the
Finance Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the processing and
recording of payment transactions in a timely and accurate manner to support
the organizational activities.

Principal Accountabilities

Maintaining custody of the office
cash fund and making daily payments of approved transactions.
Preparing payment vouchers and ensuring
their accuracy and correctness;
Preparing timely and accurate bank
reconciliation statements for decision making;
Handling, issuing and reconciling of
petty cash in line with concern’s procedures & policies
Assisting the Finance Manager in
processing invoices
Processing payments to suppliers
Collecting and entering data on
various financial spreadsheets
Verifying balances in account books
and rectifying discrepancies

Recording office expenditures and
ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
Answering questions and helping
stakeholders, customers, and clients as needed.
Reviewing expense reports (travel
expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness
and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment.
Key Qualifications and Experience
A Degree in Accounting or a relevant
business field.
Minimum CPA II or other relevant
accounting qualification.
At least one-two years’ experience in
accounting, bookkeeping or cashiering, including experience with double-entry
accounting preferably in busy organization
Must be trained, experienced and
conversant with ITAX
Familiarity with major international
donor rules and non-profit accounting.
Familiarity with computerized,
double-entry accounting software.
Strong computer skills in MS Office
programs, particularly Excel
Accuracy in the processing of cash
transactions, mathematical aptitude and attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written English
Interested candidates are requested
to forward their updated CVs to stating the subject
heading “FINANCE ASSISTANT” by Monday, 17th February 2020 clearly indicating
their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and
addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be