Finance Assistant Job Mar 2022

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NEPHAK is a leading nationwide network that unites people living with HIV and those affected by TB and AIDS through community-based organizations. The network’s vision is “Healthy Communities” with a mission “to Contribute to Quality health and well-being of communities”. Over the years, NEPHAK has emerged to be a formidable member of the national actors in the health sector especially in the areas of TB, Malaria and HIV having implemented a number of interventions that aim to improve community health in Kenya. NEPHAK has over 15 years’ experience implementing comprehensive community-based TB and HIV care, prevention, and treatment in Kenya. The network is seeking applications from qualified and interested candidates to fill the below positions in a public-private mix (PPM) for Tuberculosis prevention and care project funded by the Global Fund to fight HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) through Amref Health Africa in Kenya and in partnership with the respective county governments. The project to be implemented in 10 high TB burden counties with high urban population will focus on the engagement of non-state healthcare providers including chemists and stand-alone laboratories. The objective is to improve access to quality tuberculosis services in the non-state sector while contributing to finding the missing persons with TB.

Roles & responsibilities

The job is responsible for day-to-day processing of vouchers, accounting transactions, payments, and receipts and data entry of computerized accounts input.

  • Prepare cheques, transfers and cash payment vouchers, ensuring correct approvals and authorizations are obtained as per policy.
  • Issue out cheques and payments to vendors and service providers once payment instruments have been processed and ready
  • Coordinate procurement of standard items and consumables for the office.
  • Record, maintain and periodically review assets and inventory register.
  • Post transactions into ledgers
  • Help in the preparation of financial reports
  • Handle payments of statutory and other payroll deductions
  • Undertake banking duties and collecting funds for the organization.
  • Carry out data entry for bank reconciliation statements in the accounting software.
  • Assist in training and capacity development of staff in financial management.
  • Assist in audits

Any other duty allocated by the supervisor and management from time to time.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or any other related subject with CPA part II
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a Finance and Accounting field
  • Experience working with a donor-funded project is an added advantage

Energetic and positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting and other computer application packages
  • High level of integrity to be able to handle assets, cash and cash related transactions.
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Attention to detail to be able to scrutinize payment supporting documents before effecting payment.
  • Effective communication both oral and written
  • Good organizing skills

How To Apply

If your profile fits any of the above positions, please submit your application including a detailed Curriculum Vitae and cover letter, summarizing your suitability for the position and salary expectations. Include your email address, telephone contacts and names and contacts of three (3) Referees (at least one must be a professional who has supervised you at some point).

Submit applications to  [email protected]  indicating your name and the job title on the email subject line. Hand delivered applications will  NOT  be accepted.

Deadline for applications

The deadline for application is  6th April 2022.

Terms and conditions

  • Only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted
  • The job may require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations. The jobholder may be required to work across various counties.
  • All employment decisions are made on the basis of job requirements, qualifications and merit. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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