Job Title: Assistant
Hiring Organization: Lutheran
Location – Locality:
Location – Region: Kenya
Job Type: Full
Date Posted: 01/17/2024
The Lutheran World Federation, Kenya-Somalia Program – Assistant
Finance Officer – Kakuma (Open to Kenya Nationals Only)
The Department of World Service (WS) of the Lutheran World
Federation (LWF) is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World
Federation. WS provides support to refugees, returnees, internally displaced
people, their host communities and communities at risk, focusing on
livelihoods, quality services, protection and social cohesion. The
Kenya-Somalia Program has been implementing such interventions in Kenya and
Somalia since 1992.
The Kenya-Somalia program of LWF WS is seeking a qualified,
experienced, and highly motivated the Assistant Finance Officer who will
provide support and guidance to program departments with regards to their
financial requests, support procurement verification processes in order to
facilitate payments to suppliers and participate in both organizational and
donor financial reporting processes.
Duties and Responsibilities
Review and keep
track of budgets to monitor expenditure and burn rate so as to advise
programs on project fund implementation.
completeness of the budget notes tool for all the grants.
and approve as necessary – Demand Forms raised by program staff.
check cash request documents to ensure full support documentation is in
payments records for scanning and onforwarding to head office for payment
and follow up to ensure payments are paid up as required.
process national payroll and ensure compliance of the payroll to statutory
deductions and any other deductions as per staff contracts
advances, prepare journals and check for completeness by verifying
receipts, goods received notes and signatures provided.
financial reporting process for LWF and donors by consolidating bank
transactions including bank reconciliation and uploading the reports on
preparation of staff listings as per requirement from UNHCR including
monitoring and updating of the staff funding matrix for charge outs.
support and guidance to program such as responding to queries regarding
payments and finance processes and offering solutions to problems that
arise within the financial processes.
Act for Finance
Officer during absence as requested from time to time.
Qualifications And Experience
degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field
Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or Association of Chartered
Certified Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent
relevant experience in the finance and accounting function in a
humanitarian and development organization
skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
and written English skills
communication and excellent inter-personal skills
A team player
who is responsible, diplomatic and confident at dealing with people at all
of International Financial Reporting Standards and best Financial
Ability to train
and support field program staff in accounting matters
A person of high integrity that
will model LWF/WS Kenya Somali Program core values: