Assistant Finance Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Assistant
Finance Officer

Hiring Organization: Centre
for Health Solutions
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Non
Profit Organization
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/18/2024

Centre
for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit
organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure
the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing
and emerging public health concerns.

CHS is
currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to
fill the following position of an Assistant Finance Officer, Nairobi office.

Overall
Job Function


Reporting
to the Senior Finance Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring
proper recording of project expenditures.

Key
Responsibilities

Responsible
for making payments via MPESA platform to field staff, workshop participants
and transfer of funds in utility and M-Pesa platform

Maintaining
a proper system of advances to employees in accordance with CHS policies
including, ensuring effective and optimum utilisation of resources within the
program

Preparing
payments requisitions (invoicing in Navision system) and relevant documents and
processing for payment

Ensuring
timely payments of monthly bills and utilities to vendors and suppliers

Maintaining
a monthly creditors and debtors aged analysis

Preparing
bank reconciliations and follow up on long outstanding items

Preparing
statutory payments such as withholding tax, HELB, NSSF, NHIF, and ensure timely
compliance to regulatory bodies

Maintaining
a system for the use of the office imprest/petty cash and undertake a monthly
cash verification procedure to ensure proper use of the imprest

Ensuring
accurate and timely recording of field office imprest/petty cash

Ensuring
proper recording of project expenditures by ensuring all generated finance
vouchers are properly posted and captured in the period they are incurred

Assist
during internal and/or external, donor and/or project audits

Maintaining
a proper filling system.

Person
Specifications

Bachelor’s
degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option) or its equivalent from a
recognised university

A
professional seeking Accountancy qualification, such as CPA or ACCA

At least
3 years progressive work experience in similar positions with related
responsibilities in the NGO sector

Computer
literate and working experience in NAVISION accounting package

Familiarity
with the local and International accounting and auditing standards.

How To
Apply

Interested
applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact
details of three referees to vacancies@chskenya.org clearly
indicating the subject line as Assistant Finance Officer: CHS/HR/ST/004/2024 by January
23, 2024, 5.00 PM.

Centre
for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification.

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