Finance Assistant job at Concern Worldwide
Website :
286 Days Ago
Linkedid Twitter Share on facebook

Vacancy title: Finance Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Concern Worldwide

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, July 10 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 05 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Similar Jobs in Kenya
Learn more about Concern Worldwide
Concern Worldwide jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:
The Finance assistant is responsible for printing Payment Request Forms (PRF) requests for approval and payment from field offices, printing quotes, updating books of accounts in excel and stamping. Additionally, excellent time management skills will be required to cope with the disparate duties.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Finance documents finalisation
• Printing quotes and sharing with requestors’ (logistics and procurement staff) as received via existing electronic means
• Printing Payment request Forms (PRF) from field locations for approvals and presentation to Treasury officer for payment
• Updating the books of accounts –bank books and Mpesa books in excel as per the standard descriptions available
• Stamping of the payment vouchers with the relevant stamps available including “POSTED”, “PAID” and ‘PAID from UNICEF’.
• Integrating payment vouchers paid via scans with the original documents once received and further filing them as required
• Compiling support documents for balance sheet reconciliations and accruals
• Assist with archiving of financial documents as per Concern’s archiving policy
Communication and Reports
• Communication in writing to the Treasury Officer regarding any challenges in meeting the above tasks

Other Duties
• Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
• Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary
• Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
• Take all possible measure to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)
• Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required
• A degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or related field
• CPA or ACCA professional certification
• At least (2) years’ experience working in finance department
• Familiar with government policies and regulations on taxes
• Excellent application of excel and word packages

Preference will be given to candidates who have:
• Full profession qualification
• High integrity and demonstrated ability to follow standards and policies
• Ability to attend to details and work in a systematic and organized manner
• Positive attitude and willingness to learn
• Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
• Strong communication and negotiations skills
• Team player and able to work with others (internally and externally)
• Analytical and problem solving

Competencies required:
• Managing self
• Communicating and working with others
• Delivering Results
• Planning and Decision Making

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send a detailed CV with three referees and Cover Letter Only to  with the subject of the email as "Finance Assistant'' . Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

All Jobs


Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 July 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 05-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-07-2066
Apply Now
Notification Board

Join a Focused Community on job search to uncover both advertised and non-advertised jobs that you may not be aware of. A jobs WhatsApp Group Community can ensure that you know the opportunities happening around you and a jobs Facebook Group Community provides an opportunity to discuss with employers who need to fill urgent position. Click the links to join. You can view previously sent Email Alerts here incase you missed them and Subscribe so that you never miss out.

Caution: Never Pay Money in a Recruitment Process.

Some smart scams can trick you into paying for Psychometric Tests.