Finance Officer job at Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Vacancy title: Finance Officer

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

Jobs at: Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Deadline of this Job:
10 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 04, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Overall Job Purpose
Provide support to the finance function in the Somalia Crisis Programme

Roles and responsibilities
• Raising payment requests for settlement of expenses incurred by the Somalia Crisis Programme and following up on payment processing.
• Posting /booking payments and other entries related to the SCP in the accounting software.
• Prepare timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, final and ad hoc financial reports for the Somalia programme.
• Preparation of monthly cash/ bank reconciliations for the Somalia Crisis Programme.
• Treasury management of the Operations budget including cash forecasting, funds requisitions and reconciliations between other projects.
• Support the finance control officer in Mogadishu in controlling of projects assigned by the supervisor to ensure compliance with donor policies and requirements.
• Ensure proper and complete documentation of all payments in accordance to the financial policies and procedures of DKH.
• Reconciliation of payments made by Regional Office on behalf of the Somalia Crisis Programme and vice versa.
• Assist in coordination of audits.
• Reconciliation of project balances as per the final reports presented to HQ and the DKH accounting software.
• Identification of office/programme needs and follow up on the subsequent procurement process with the logistics and procurement department.
• Provide remote support to the Somalia team on the administrative and procurement processes.
• Assist the programme coordinator in preparation of the Operations budget and master budget.
• Provide support to the programme coordinator in donor reporting
• Support in the administration of the Health insurance scheme for the Mogadishu staff.
• Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.
Skills and Competencies/ Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field (Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Business administration) or other relevant field from a recognised university.
• CPA II qualification or ACCA equivalent
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in INGOs
• Computer literate with significant experience in Microsoft Office packages and proficiency in MS Excel
• Significant experience with QuickBooks and/or other accounting software.
• High interpersonal skills with a strong analytical approach in problem solving & management
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Good team player with cultural sensitivity in a diverse team with players of different nationalities and cultural background
• Strategic and critical thinker who can take proactive initiatives for changes
• Willingness to travel to complex environments e.g. Somalia
• High resilience, improvisation, and flexibility
• Compliance with DKH code of conduct and PSEA standards

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Diakonie Emergency Aid is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis.
If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your CV and motivation letter to  latest by Sunday, 10th July 2022.
Indicating “Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator” in the subject line.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 04-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-07-2066
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