Finance Officer job at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)

Deadline of this Job:
10 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Finance Officer

Role Description
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) seeks an experienced Finance Officer to work in the Kenya office overseeing the finances in Kenya. Reporting to the Kenya Head of Office, the Finance Officer will be responsible for the successful day-to-day management of our financial transactions, and procedures. This includes grants management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reporting, and general ledger accounting. Travel within Kenya is required, with the possibility of travel to the United States.

Responsibilities
• Lead closure of accounting books and conduct bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
• Coordinate external and donor audits and ensure that audit is completed without any disruptions
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
• Make payments and ensure compliance with statutory bodies including the Kenya Revenue Authority, NHIF, NSSF
• Manage and review petty cash, and process invoices
• Conduct transactions in Intacct, Concur and Bill.com
• Reviewing balance sheet accounts on monthly basis and make adjustment, as necessary
• Support budget development for PHR Kenya in collaboration with Program and Finance staff
• Review, and implement financial policies
• Prepare grant budget proposals
• Working with program staff in preparing and/or revising grant budgets to support grant realignments
• Prepare grant budget proposals in collaboration with Program and Finance staff
• Working with program staff in preparing and/or revising grant budgets to support grant realignments
• Prepare grant spending plans, collect support documentation and prepare donor financial reports, in collaboration with the grants manager and other relevant team members
• Communicate with the Director of Finance, and Head of Kenya Office to ensure smooth implementation of financial procedures
• Review and manage procurement process and procedures for PHR Kenya
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or a related field
• Minimum of five years’ experience in accounting, financial management, or business, preferably at a non-profit organization
• Knowledge of GAAP
• Experience developing and managing budgets with government and UN agency funding
• High level of proficiency with the entire MS Office suite, especially Excel
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to carry out responsibilities independently, make decisions, and exhibit flexibility
• French language required
• Experience with Sage Intacct accounting software, Bill.com and/or Concur preferred

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Please email cover letter and resume to resumes@phr.org . Please include the job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and where you saw this job posting in the email body.
Physicians for Human Rights is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and hire without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, prior conviction, arrest history, disability, marital status, veteran status, or age.


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 27-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-09-2065
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