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


We believe in a world in which every
human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all.
We believe that access to quality
healthcare is a basic human right.

For more than 100 years, we have
worked with global partners to deliver locally sustainable, quality healthcare
solutions to women, children and their communities.

We’re ready to make it 100 more.
We believe change starts with her.
We work tirelessly for women’s and
children’s health because they are disproportionately affected by illness and
We know that healthy, educated, and
empowered women are better able to raise healthy, educated, and confident
children, and that communities depend on their livelihoods.
We’re making an impact – learn more.
Building around a new CHAMPS
(CHildren And Mother PartnershipS) model, CMMB will work at both the community
and clinical levels in these targeted communities to strengthen health services
and address the leading causes of maternal and child death.
In addition, CMMB will expand its
volunteer program to strengthen health care delivery in CHAMPS-supported
facilities and will engage with the pharmaceutical industry to help meet the
needs of CHAMPS communities and facilities.
CMMB is committed to learning and
evolving in order to successfully achieve impact in its strategy and will have
strong vertical and horizontal team structures in alignment to the global
strategy in order to encourage accountability, communication, and effective
project management.
We strive to live out our core values
of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day.
We provide our employees with a
competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to
learn and grow.
We especially encourage all persons
of diverse backgrounds to apply.
Read more from our President &
CEO below.
Department Summary: CMMB’s Finance and Administration Department plays a critical
role in ensuring that CMMB efficiently and effectively utilizes its resources
in achieving its program goals through least cost and value for money.
The Department strives to ensure that
all expenditures align to both CMMB policies, donor requirements and National
laws. Through a team of dedicated staff, the team upholds utmost integrity,
honesty and love in the execution of their roles to achieve CMMB’s vision,
mission and core values.
CMMB has been working in Kenya for
over 15 years. CMMB works to ensure that the most vulnerable populations,
especially mothers and children, have access to quality services in health
care, health promotion and illness prevention.
Overview: Reporting to the CHAMPS Coordinator and with a technical
reporting to the Finance Coordinator, the Finance Assistant will provide day to
day support service to the implementation of project interventions and be responsible
for reviewing field expenses and liquidations from project staff. Further, s/he
will support payable and administrative functions as well as contribute to the
preparation of timely donor reports.
Provide guidance on and implement CMMB’s
financial policies and procedures and donor compliance requirements
Record all financial transactions
accurately, completely and in a timely manner in line with the Chart of
Accounts through the Abila software (MIP) accounting system
Ensure sound financial management and
compliance activities of assigned grants/projects and office operational
activities to include:
Monitoring of project budgets and
Preparation of vouchers, cheques,
Mpesa and EFT payments and processing of payments
Invoicing/tracking of accounts
receivable and cash receipts;
Maintain, Record and Reconcile petty
cash accounts
Liquidation of employee receivables
in line with manual records/expense forms from staff
Conducting site visits and
training/mentoring of project staff.

Preparation of bank reconciliations,
filing of all accounting vouchers and documents
Ensure all financial assets are
adequately recorded, safeguarded and all financial documents are securely filed
Ensure availability of accurate,
complete and timely financial information for decision making purposes by
senior management
Record, count and update the Asset
and Inventory Register regularly.
Participate in other program
implementation activities and miscellaneous finance duties as required and
assigned by the Finance Officer.
You have a bachelor’s degree in
Commerce (BCOM) or Business Administration majoring in accounting or Finance
You have a minimum of at least two
(2) years of accounting experience in a similar capacity working with an
international NGO on donor funded project projects
You have Professional Accountancy
Qualifications (CPA II/ACCA II)
You possess a high degree of
integrity, and a strong commitment to CMMB’s mission
You demonstrate strong inter-personal
skills and the ability to transfer knowledge and visit project sites
You have hands on application of
Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); working knowledge of Abila
(Sage) accounting software preferred
You have demonstrable Knowledge of
MPESA Bulk Payment System
Excellent verbal and written
communications skills to include conflict resolution, priority management, and
managing expectations of multiple clients
You are comfortable working for a
faith-based organization.
You believe in CMMB, where we’re
going, and what we can do together to achieve Healthier Lives Worldwide.
Interested applicants should submit
their application together with resume / CV to indicating
position applied for on the subject line by 2nd March 2020.
Include telephone and email contacts
of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cell phone contact.
Only shortlisted candidates will be
A message from Bruce Wilkinson, our
President and CEO
As president of CMMB, I would like to
thank you for your interest in joining with us on our journey to bring
healthier lives to women, children and their families worldwide. CMMB has
embarked on our second century of service to the most marginalized. Our vision
of a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity
are shared by all is at the core of who we are. We are always looking to join
hands with experienced  professionals who want to add their energy to our
work and are so pleased you are considering CMMB as your potential employer.
The Finance Assistant is critical to
our mission and vision. I welcome your interest in joining CMMB’s diverse,
talented, professional and motivated team and lead our Kenya team achieve our