Finance Assistant job at ACTED
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Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
11 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Finance Assistant
Main objective:

To perform transparent, true and as per ACTED procedures all the Nairobi petty cash payments, ensure a good filling and document tracking and assist the finance department in monthly internal reporting (TITANIC) as well as field finance staff in their day-to-day duties.
The Finance Assistant shall be responsible for:
• To perform all the finance documentation at Nairobi level
• To perform petty cash management

Specific responsibilities include:
Accounting :
• Responsible for Excel Nairobi Cash Book entries according to ACTED Standard entry grid.
• Responsible for crosscheck of allocation as per purchase order.
• Responsible for accounting codes accuracy in cash/bank books and payment vouchers according to ACTED Standard entry grid
• Preparing on monthly basis loan/advance book and send it to FM for check by 10th of the month.
• Preparing on a monthly basis the mission’s PRATIC and send it to the SFO for check by 10th of the month
• Preparing and consolidating on a monthly basis the CFU/DFU by 10th of the month
• Integrating NLEs and X-NLEs on a monthly basis by 15th of the month
• Integrating Nairobi books on a monthly basis by 5th of the month
Cash :
• Responsible for petty cash box payment
• Responsible for daily Cash Counts.
• Responsible for preparation of Weekly and Monthly Cash Counts for Finance Manager’s approval (Cash Checking Statement)
Payment Procedure :
• Responsible for payment execution at Capital Level (according to ACTED payment procedures) i.e statutory and other payments (PAYE,NSSF, NHIF, NITA, HELB,PENSION etc
• Responsible of preparing payment voucher for approval by Finance Manager before payment is processed
Filling :
• Responsible for checking of all finance vouchers for Nairobi.
• Responsible for timesheet follow up signing for Nairobi and archiving fully signed time sheet for Mission
• Responsible for archiving of all finance vouchers for Nairobi.
Follow up:
• Responsible to update the Contract follow up on daily basis for Nairobi
Protection mainstreaming
• Promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labours etc).

Qualifications/Skills Required
• Bachelor degree in Accounting, finance, commerce or a related field.
• Atleast 2-3 years’ relevant experience, preferably in a similar/equivalent position in an INGO.
• Deep and clear understanding of humanitarian principles and activities.
• Sound understanding/experience in financial processing and management
• Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
• Keen to detail and accuracy required and willing to learn
• Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective work relations at all levels.
• Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision, pro-active and a good team-player.
• High level of integrity and honesty.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Qualified Kenya Nationals with the required skills are invited to submit their applications by 11/7/2022, 05:00PM to with the subject line: APPLICATION FOR FINANCE ASSISTANT– NAIROBI accompanied with:
• Curriculum Vitae (Maximum 03 Pages)
• Cover Letter (Maximum 01 Page)
• Cover Letter and CV must be shared as a single PDF document i.e with the Cover Letter being on the first page and CV starting on the next page, detailing 03 work referees and their day time contacts. Please do not attach any other documents while sending your application. If required they will be requested at a later stage

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-06-2065
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