Finance and Administration Assistant - Compound job at Lutheran World Federation
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Assistant - Compound

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

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Lutheran World Federation

Deadline of this Job:
10 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Turkana , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, February 04, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The job holder is responsible for collecting and recording financial information and ensure the organization financial records in order

• Prepare compound management invoice scheduling based on room allocations and invoicing related agencies accordingly.
• Keep track of partner’s payments by maintaining accurate receivable reports for each partner and distributing statements before the end of each quarter of the year.
• Keep track of compound other income, follow up on payments and red flag overdue accounts for necessary action.
• In conjunction with Finance Officer, review MOU with partners, circulate to partners and ensure that it is signed before the commencement of the annual year.
• Prepare annual budget estimates in readiness for approval by compound partners before the commencement of the period under consideration.
• Accurately track compound day to day expenditures, ensuring that they are properly supported.
• Undertake monthly reconciliation of cash disbursements to HQ for compound transactions against actual expenses from those disbursements.
• Keep accurate track of supplier’s statements for each month of the year and share these reports to the management committee.
• Distribute aging report for outstanding income for partners under consideration.
• Circulate monthly management reports that details budgeted vs actual expenditure for the respective month.
• Sequential and proper filling of all the compound management documents for all expenses both at the program level and headquarter level.
• Perform monthly cash flows for the compound that reconciles income and expenditure statements and the bank balance at the end of the month.
• Disbursement of cash payments ensuring all relevant supporting documents are attached and that all the calculation are accurate.
• Cash withdrawals from the bank and maintain compound petty cash ensuring that all the payments are adequately supported.
• Preparing final books of accounts in readiness for audit of the year under consideration. This should be done in the first month after the year of audit.
• Keep track of all compound property, maintaining asset register and ensuring that they are tagged and verifiable.
• Ensure that the compound environment remain tidy at all times.
• Schedule repairs for various assets including building to ensure that they remain in good state at all times.
• Help in planning for compound management meetings by circulating notices and agenda.
• Circulate MOUs and approved budgets to partners for signing before the commencement of the year under consideration.

• Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or similar field.
• Work with minimal or no supervision
• 5 years relevant experience in the finance and accounting function in a comparable organization

• Financial reporting
• Budgeting and Forecasting
• Financial Analysis
• MS Excel
• Accounting knowledge

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 February 2023
Duty Station: Turkana
Posted: 04-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-02-2067
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