Finance Assistant job at Corporate Staffing
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Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Corporate Staffing

Deadline of this Job:
21 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• Responsibility for processing & paying supplier invoices in an accurate and timely manner.
• Ensuring that proper authorization procedures are followed before payments are made.
• Responsibility for processing & paying staff expense claims for both credit card and cash claims in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures.
• Perform monthly bank reconciliations on or before the stipulated deadline.
• Reviewing and monitoring bank balances as well as projecting cash flow needs and requesting bank account refills from head office.
• Petty cash management.
• Payroll support by filing of statutory returns and payment of other payroll deductions to the relevant bodies in an accurate and timely manner.
• Recording rental income and maintaining rental schedules for tenants. Monitor rent debtors and assist in debt collection.
• Monitor operational costs and advise on cost management.
• Supporting the Kenyan accounts audit process by providing support as may be required.
• Any other duties as required by the Finance & Administration Manager.

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounts accountancy or related field.
• Minimum 5 years of experience, preferably in a SME or audit firm would be desirable
• CPA (K) and or ACCA is required
• Member of a professional body e.g. CPA (K), ISACA and ICPAK will be an added advantage.
• Proven experience in a busy accounting office in the local and/or international financial Environment, including accounting, reporting, and compliance especially with local (Kenyan) tax laws e.g. VAT Exemption, Withholding tax, etc.
• Experience working with I-tax, NHIF byproduct, and the NSSF portal.
• Knowledge of and experience with Accounting software packages.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and a strong team player.
• Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to effectively prioritize work.
• Critical, analytical, and creative thinking to identify and solve problems.
• High transaction processing speed coupled with demonstrable self-time management skills due to volume of payments handled.
• High degree of self-initiative to handle varying situations presented by the inter-cultural nature of the work especially when dealing with suppliers and staff from other countries.
• Experience of operating in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity to different world views and diverse contexts.
• Comfortable working in a Christian organization with sensitivity to the breadth of church support that UBS enjoys.
• Self-motivated, with enough personal confidence to be open to continuous learning and development.
• Emotional intelligence and personal resilience, able to manage one’s own emotions and behaviours, particularly through times of change.
• Evidence of ability to work in a team and is motivated to adhere to commitments and keep strict deadlines
• Experience of working with global networked teams, and a track record in using all available communication tools in the context of a dispersed staff team.
• Experience of using Zoom, Google meet and other Google suite applications.
• Ability to manage own workload and work in a virtual team.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 15-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-11-2066
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