Finance Officer job at Corporate Staffing

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Corporate Staffing

Deadline of this Job:
13 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, July 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities

Financial Management and Reporting.
• Providing leadership to the finance and accounting areas of our client and their Benevolence, proposing and implementing improvements in processes to increase efficiency.
• Providing useful financial insights & analysis to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy to the MD and the BOD.
• Prepare accurate monthly financial and management reports with commentaries. I.e., surplus statements, balance sheet, budget variance, projections & forecast, and cash flow.
• Preparing a variety of ad hoc financial scenarios as requested by the MD and the BOD.
• Ensuring the monthly accounts close process is properly executed, G/L accuracy is maintained, all bank & balance sheet accounts are properly reconciled monthly and any discrepancies are resolved.
• Managing bank accounts and ensuring there are sufficient liquid funds while investing surplus cash in govt bonds or near cash financial instruments.
• Becoming the key contact with the banks.
• Reviewing all payments, ensuring the use of correct expense codes and coordinating with signatories for signing availability.
• Managing the annual external audit process, ensuring that the audit is completed in an efficient and timely manner and the Audited Financial Statements are accurate, signed and filed on time.
• Ensuring full compliance with the Kenya Revenue Authority and the registrar of companies.
• Maintaining the general insurance to ensure our client is covered from all visible risks.
• Maintaining an orderly accounting filing and archiving system.
• Maintaining and updating the fixed asset register.
• Plan, assign and review Accounts Clerk work.
Budget Management
• Lead the annual budget process, forecasting and all other financial planning exercises in consultation with the MD and BOD.
• Collaborate with budget managers by sharing budgets and providing support and clarity where needed.
• Ensure budgets are entered into the accounting system (Quickbooks) once approved by the BOD.
• Ensure BVA reports are prepared and have clear explanations at month-end.
• Reviewing payrolls for timeliness, and accuracy and providing salary variance reports with explanations where required.
• Verifying new joiners’ personal files and change of status.
• Ensuring carer salaries correspond to care charges on residents.
• Ensuring payroll remittances including all statutory deductions to respective agencies are done accurately and on time.

Key Qualifications.
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
• Must have a CPA K qualification
• Must be a member of ICPAK with good standing.
• At least 5 years of work experience in an NPO setting will be desired.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to establish positive working relationships on the basis of trust, friendliness, and respect with a high degree of analytical ability.
• Ability to manage interpersonal relations and work effectively with others, to establish and maintain good working relations in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment while showing sensitivity and respect for diversity.
• Capacity planning, organizing, and self-direction, ability to work independently and under pressure for effective decision making, using common sense and professionalism.
• Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.
• Proficiency in using quickbooks and Microsoft Office Products including excel.
• Excellent analytical and numerical skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If you are up to the challenge, and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance Officer – NPO) to  before 13th July 2022

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-07-2065
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