Finance Officer Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Finance Officer Job in Kenya 2021
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Finance Officer

Job Description

  • Project
    Financial record keeping. Entering various transactions into the
    accounting system on a daily basis and filing all financial records
    appropriately in line with the filing system.
  • Ensuring
    that Wellness centres are well supplied in a timely manner.
  • Processing
    Purchase orders and payments. Ensuring that all requisite procurement
    procedures have been followed and the requisite support documentation is
    available and appropriately filed.
  • Preparing
    donor reports and submitting them within the stipulated deadlines.
  • Preparing
    internal financial reports (Budget monitoring reports, etc) on a monthly
    basis by the 13th day of the following month.
  • Investigate
    project variances and submit variance reports to management.
  • Report
    to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.
  • Maintaining
    the Assets register. Updating regularly and arranging for Assets
    verification twice a year.
  • Carrying
    out bank and other accounts reconciliations and preparing reconciliation
    statements on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
  • Ensuring
    that all bills and statutory deductions are paid in time to avoid
    penalties.
  • Arranging
    for physical cash counts once a quarter at the centre level.
  • Ensuring
    adherence to the financial procedures.
  • Participating
    in Budget preparation and review.
  • Maintaining
    Project records
  • Compile
    information for internal and external auditors, as required and respond to any
    queries raised.
  • Prepare
    and submit statutory reports and tax returns related to project on a
    timely manner.
  • Maintain
    project staff records
  • Receive,
    review and file project staff time sheets
  • Prepare
    the project Payroll.
  • Close
    out project accounts upon project completion.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Certified
    Public Accountant (CPA).
  • At
    least 3 years’ experience in project accounting
  • Working
    knowledge of USG and Global Fund funded projects is a must.
  • A
    good understanding of the health landscape in Kenya would also be
    desirable.
  • Proficiency
    in electronic accounting systems.

An excellent
communicator with strong writing skills

Additional Information

Position:     
  One year contract – renewable

Location:      
Uasin Gishu, Kenya

Reports to:    Finance and
Human Resource Manager

Start date:     Jan
2022

Language:     English

How To Apply

If you meet the above
criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org
 on or before 10th
December 2021.
 Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted.