Finance Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Finance Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya



ID: req20153

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Hagadera, Kenya


Finance Assistant will be responsible for ensuring IRC systems and
procedures of internal controls are followed when committing financial
transactions in Hagadera and ensuring there is enough cash to implement the
program activities.

Key Responsibilities

and Cash Payment Process.

  • Maintain petty
    cash at the set limit always ensuring no cash shortage.
  • Ensure that
    all cash payments are fully supported and are authorized at set limits as
    per IRC Kenya delineation chart before disbursement.
  • Prepare the
    petty cash upload spreadsheet to upload stage ready for review by Senior
    Finance Officer before submission to Nairobi Finance.
  • Monitor and
    track cash advanced to program and support staff monthly and ensuring that
    liquidation reports are prepared, and ready for review by Snr. finance
  • Incentives
    payments after receiving correctly coded and approved incentives staff
    payrolls from Snr. finance officer.
  • Perform petty
    cash counts every Friday with Field Coordinator or his designate.
  • Ensure that
    all cash received is duly receipted, coded, and promptly banked.
  • Assist in
    preparation of bank reconciliation statement monthly for Hagadera bank
  • Rubber
    stamping ‘paid’ on all such documents once checks and payments vouchers
    are signed before filling or retention.
  • To reconcile
    Citibank KES bank account and prepare the upload file on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain an
    organized and well documented folders for all payments made.
  • Act as a bank
    agent for Hagadera bank account.
  • Any other
    duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


  • Clear all
    payments from Online BvA at the point of processing the payment to ensure
    that no double counting on the online BvA.


  • Assist in
    retrieval and re-file of documents as requested by supervisor.


  • Be receptive
    to the training IRC will give to develop your technical and professional
  • Be adaptable
    and flexible with a view to taking on board new tasks and new assignments
    in due course.

Result Areas

  • Timely
    payments of suppliers and incentive staffs using fully authorized vouchers
    as per the authority delineation chart
  • Timely monitor
    and tracking of advances and processing of liquidations
  • Maintain up to
    date filling system for the financial documents and correspondence
  • Keep online
    update of the cash book spread sheets and reconciliation of the cash daily.
  • Perform
    supervised petty cash counts every Friday.
  • Rubber
    stamping ‘paid’ on all such documents once checks and payments vouchers
    are signed before filing.


  • Minimum CPA II
    qualification. University degree is an added advantage.
  • At least one
    years of finance and accounting experience in a similar post.
  • Proficiency in
    SUN accounting software applications is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of
    Microsoft Office software.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Supportive
    personnel management style and ability to work in and as a team
  • Strong
    leadership skills.
  • Excellent
    spoken and written English.
  • Please make
    sure to include copy of Certificate of Good Conduct in your application.

How To Apply

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of Professional Conduct: 
and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC
Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation,
Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

IRC is
committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer
benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our
workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and
other supportive benefits and allowance.

nationals are encouraged to apply.  International allowances are not
available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the
Kenyan NGO Sector.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants
on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin,
religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.


Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does
not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes.