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HelpAge International Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya
Responsibilities:Secretariat Accounting and FinanceEnsure that all financial transactions are carried out and recorded in accordance with IAS and HelpAge International procedures and policies.
Prepare cheque and on-line payments for review by the finance manager in compliance with IAS, HelpAge International and donor policies and regulations, with correct coding and supporting documentation.
Petty cash management and custody
Preparation and prompt settlement of statutory and other payroll deductions i.e. PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, Withholding tax, HELB, Co-operative contributions, Pension etc.
Preparation of the secretariat monthly accounts for review by the Finance Manager by 7th of every month ensuring accuracy of the data.
Cash flow management and bank reconciliation for Kenya and ARO accounts
Maintain banking relationship and act as the primary liaison person.
Reviewing Travel Expense Reports (TERs) for accuracy before approval by Line Managers
Ensuring proper book of accounts are kept and maintaining a sound archiving (filing and retrieval) system
Preparation of various supporting schedules to the financial statements to facilitate annual audit and assist in the fieldwork process.
Preparations of year end accruals and monthly reconciliation of the accruals and make journals where necessary
Preparation of the payroll journal and monthly reconciliation of the payroll control code
Any other reasonable duty assigned by management
Grants and Contracts Management
Working closely with the Grant & Contract Accountants and the Finance Manager, support partner management
Periodically visit partners and review their financial and administrative policies and procedures, identify shortcomings and train partners in such areas.
Receive and review supporting documentation from partners
Prepare and submit to Finance Manager interim and final donor
financial reports for review, at least one week before the due date
Prepare and circulate monthly monitoring (expense vs .budget) report to Programme managers as per the set deadlines for assigned project codes
Promptly follow-up and make adjustments to monthly and interim donor reports based on feedback from the program managers.
Discuss project performance with Project managers on a monthly basis
Review monthly donor reports with the relevant managers and point out areas with financial risks in line with donor conditions for the managers to take proactive corrective action.
Good working knowledge of computer packages including word processing, spreadsheets, power point and SUN systems accounting package.
Minimum of 2 year experience in an NGO multi-cultural setting
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a CPA II or equivalent professional level
Attention to detail
Able to work with limited supervision
Proactive and reliable
Working in a multi-cultural set-up
How to Apply
To apply, send your CV and cover letter, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org by 8th September 2017.
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