Finance Officer job at Aga Khan Foundation
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Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Aga Khan Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
08 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary

The Finance officer will champion production of quality budgeting and financial reporting of property portfolio including ensuring property cashflow is adequate at all times, timely acknowledgment & reporting of donations received, ensure compliance with tax laws of Kenya and internal policies of Aga Khan Foundation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Managing property accounts Receivables, Payables & Reporting
• Prepare and dispatch all rent invoices and ETR receipts and ensure monthly rent schedules are accurately prepared and submitted each month by 10th.
• Prepare monthly rent schedules and receivable ageing report.
• In collaboration with property manager, follow up on rent receivables.
• Review Rental amounts against lease agreement.
• Prepare analytical property reports as and when requested.Re
• view reimbursements documents as received from non-commercial entities & ensure payables are cleared on time.
• Manage input and output VAT
• Prepare annual property budget and as when required
• Ensure terms of the lease agreements are enforced.
• Manage cashflow and ensure excess cash is invested for maximum returns
• Be the point finance person for receiving property reports for Uganda & Tanzania

Donations & other restricted funds
• Issue donation certificates & receipts to both individual and corporate donors.
• Follow up on due diligence for new donors within the community
• Prepare and share the reports related to these donations
• Prepare disbursements for specific projects such as scholarships & constructions.
• Be the point person to receive accountability reports from AKDN partners
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.

Audit & Compliance Review Support
• Support foundation’s annual internal audit and Compliance Review functions and follow up of findings especially related to the above 2 responsibilities
• Participate in the preparation of audit schedules and facilitation of the actual audit process.
• Ensure timely resolution of all identified findings in audits

Other Responsibilities
• Maintaining and updating an up-to date Fixed asset register and ensure all assets are well tagged and identifiable on need basis and quarterly basis submit to the management.
• Facilitate the preparation and submission of Tax returns including PAYE, VAT & Withholding Tax.
• Follow up on dividends and record in the books.

The requirements
Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in related field.
• CPA K or equivalent.
• Minimum Three years working experience in finance & accounting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Excellent communication skills
• Cross-cultural competence as demonstrated by confidence and ability to make relevant presentations to diverse audiences
• Experience with VAT, Withholding Tax & PAYE
• IT Savvy, including accounting soft wares & advance knowledge of MS Excel
• Understanding of the AKDN ecosystem is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 08 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-07-2065
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