Busara Center Jobs in Kenya

Busara Center Team Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Responsibilities:

Administrative Support
  • Maintain up-to-date project files (both paper and electronic) and retrieve data from various sources;
  • Co-ordinate with other international offices, and liaise frequently with team members both in Uganda, US and in the Nairobi office;
  • Track and report on appropriate aspects of the Team’s operational activities;
  • Co-ordinate time management and schedules, taking current and future priorities into account, anticipate and monitor changes, and communicate the information;
  • Track assigned tasks/project steps/ timetables using modern office management technologies, coordinate with relevant staff, provide assistance and/or information on project-related matters;
  • Solve non-routine problems creatively and resourcefully;
  • Maintaining and replenishing office inventory & supplies;
  • Serve as a backup to other staff and Assistants on project and administrative tasks;

    Communication Support

  • Draft correspondence (standard letters, memos, faxes, etc.) conforming to the Organization’s regional standards, using proper grammar, punctuation and style and proofread materials;
  • Draft minutes of meetings and provide assistance in editing large documents;
  • Coordination of information flow in the office and dissemination of communication to the teams;
    Review and screen incoming correspondence for the Directors’ and prioritize documents according to action required.

    Logistical Support

  • Assists in preparation and logistical planning for various events, e.g. conferences, workshops, etc.;
  • Make arrangements for official travel of the Directors and other team members; prepare travel requests, hotel reservations, visas, tickets, DSA, taxis etc.
  • Offer travel related support for external visitors to the Kenya Office and around the International offices.

    Requirements

    Qualifications:
  • A University degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • An unhealthy obsession for organization and structures
  • Excruciating attention to detail and eye for proofreading
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationship with staff, board members, external partners, and clients
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer / client services and response
  • Ability to manage and cope with stressful situations
  • Prompt, present, and around the clock availability during high stress periods.
  • Ability to read and respond to office moods and temperaments.
  • Ability to direct and manage a team of your peers as well as effectively manage up.
  • Innate ability to solve problems and provide practical solutions
  • Advanced MS Office Experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

    Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Energetic, fast-paced work environment
  • Opportunities for rapid growth

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 18th July

    For more information and job application details, see; Busara Center Team Assistant Jobs in Kenya




    Busara Center Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

    Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Accounts Payable Clerk and any additional Nairobi accounting staff, including Bookkeepers
  • Compute Kenyan taxes and prepare tax returns, balance sheets, profit and loss statements, etc. for the Kenya branch
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize Busara’s financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into the Finance and Accounting department’s goal setting process
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy of all Busara accounts
  • Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation in Kenya

    Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Experience managing accounting or finance staff in Kenya or the East Africa region
  • Relevant accounting certification (CPA(K))
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self motivated, with a desire for continual learning
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month end and year end close process
  • Hands on experience with accounting software packages, preferably NetSuite
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Positive working attitude, with a focus on results
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (with the ability to work with lookups and pivot tables)

    Benefits

  • Competitive salary and health insurance
  • Dynamic work environment with opportunity for growth

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 18th July

    For more information and job application details, see; Busara Center Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya




    Busara Center Admin and Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya

    Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strict compliance to organizational policies, procedures, and internal controls, with an emphasis on finance and accounting
  • Prior to budgetary approval or payment, review every receipt or contract submitted by any member of staff for compliance with Busara’s policies
  • Reject any non-compliant requests and clearly communicate to staff in order to allow them to rectify the problem and provide additional documentation if possible
  • Maintain extremely organized files of all the organization’s key documents, including supplier contracts, legal registrations, insurance policies, and business licences for all Busara offices, making them accessible to senior management at all times
  • Prepare, update, monitor and report on a regional organizational tracker for regular reporting requirements and renewals.
  • Whenever projects have additional funder requirements, ensure all project funds are compliant with both Busara’s and the funder’s policies
  • Develop, document, and communicate standards and procedures to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the Compliance function at Busara
  • As requested, prepare due diligence or organizational questionnaires for specific funders or partners who require additional information about Busara
  • In partnership with senior management, conduct periodic internal audits of project or organizational funds, ensuring that they are not diverted from their approved purpose
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly compliance reports for senior management

    Requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field
  • Prior experience in a nonprofit or NGO setting preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Desire to meticulously maintain electronic and paper files
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Ability to effectively manage workflow
  • Financial modeling experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate and project financial policies to other staff
  • Ability to aggressively anticipate workload and issues, in order to prioritize team workflow and deliverables
  • Positive working attitude, with a focus on results
  • Self motivated, with a desire for continual learning

    Benefits

  • Competitive salary and health insurance
  • Dynamic work environment with opportunity for growth

    How to Apply

    Apply online by 18th July

    For more information and job application details, see; Busara Center Admin and Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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