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ACTED Finance Assistant Jobs in Kenya

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and
reduce vulnerability to disasters.

Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Their 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

Position profile
Under the direct supervision of the Finance Manager, he/she is responsible for performing transparent, true and fair cash management for ACTED projects in Kenya/Somalia

The Finance Assistant shall be responsible for:
  • To perform all the finance documentation
  • To perform petty cash management

    Specific responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for Excel Book entries according to ACTED Standard entry grid.
  • Responsible for cross check of allocation as per purchase order.
  • Responsible for accounting codes accuracy in cash/bank books and payment vouchers according to ACTED
    Standard entry grid

  • Responsible for cash transfer at country level according ACTED procedure (Capital – Area, Other Country – Nairobi).
  • Responsible for daily Cash Counts.
  • Responsible for preparation of Weekly and Monthly Cash Counts for Finance Manager’s approval (Cash
    Checking Statement)
  • Responsible for the bank reconciliation.

    Payment Procedure:
  • Responsible for payment execution at Capital Level (according to ACTED payment procedures) i.e statutory and
    other payments (PAYE,NSSF, NHIF, NITA, HELB,PENSION etc
  • Responsible of preparing payment voucher for approval by Finance Manager before payment is processed
  • Responsible for link with Logistics on suppliers relation (payment oriented)

  • Responsible for checking of all finance vouchers for Nairobi.
  • Responsible for photocopying the finance vouchers and labelling as per ACTED standards.
  • Responsible for follow up and filing of voucher on monthly basis.
  • Perform any other task assigned by the manager.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree holder in Business Administration (Finance option) or Professional CPA holder.
  • Demonstrated experience of overall responsibility and accountability for the financial management of an organization preferably an INGO.
  • Well conversant with computer applications-MS Office is mandatory
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and hands on experience of using computerized financial accounting systems
  • Knowledge of SAGA( accountancy software) will be considered a plus
  • Knowledge of Somali language a plus.
  • Good presentation and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player of high integrity, pleasant personality, ability to work under least supervision
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills
  • The ability to balance the demands of work with other commitments;
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships;
  • The potential to lead and motivate others;

    Application Procedure
    Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to and received on or before 5.00PM on 17TH February 2017

    Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. If you receive any email/calls in relation to ACTED’s recruitment and you are unsure about its validity or origin, please contact us on

    ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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