Finance Assistant job at Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Deadline of this Job:
15 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure timely reconciliations of all TBI bank accounts both UK and overseas including petty cash/foreign currencies/ in country trackers/credit cards/prepaid cards (e.g. Caxton)
• Liaise with bankers for queries, e.g. payment queries
• Process supplier invoices in the accounting systems accurately and efficiently, check authorisations and prepare payments to suppliers, in accordance with relevant TBI policies & KYC process, payment allocation. Reconcile all supplier accounts regularly
• Process required payments ensuring correct authorisation
• Ensure all entries are posted with the correct VAT coding
• Mange your own workload to meet team deadlines for month end and offer support to other team members
• Check receipts and accurate recording of staff expenses reimbursement in accordance with TBI expenses policy
• Other duties including filing of Financial records/data accurately, and any reasonable duties required by the Management Accountant and/or senior management team

Person Specification:

• A qualification in a finance background or equivalent demonstrable experience, and fundamental knowledge and understanding of accountancy
• Experience of general accounting – eg. Debit vs Credit entries, Purchase Ledger, Reconciliations
• Excellent Microsoft Excel skills essential
• Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills
• A collaborative and supportive team-player, with demonstrable experience in working as part of a team
• Great interpersonal skills - able to establish good cross departmental working relationships
• Great time management skills
• Ability to articulate verbally and by written presentation, and toto express complex ideas in a clear and straightforward way
• Demonstrate the ability to prioritise against tight deadlines
• Customer service/experience focused - flexible & adaptable approach
• A flexible approach – you’ll be open to taking on unfamiliar tasks and learning new skills
• Enthusiastic, self-driven, ambitious and always seeking continuous improvement
• Experience of the demands of working within a growing business advantageous.
• Experience of working with Sage 200 a plus
• Demonstrate discretion working with sensitive information.
• A keen interest in our work as an Institute, expansion and sharing of knowledge and personal development

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 May 2022
Duty Station: Kenya
Posted: 19-04-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-04-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-04-2065
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