KickStart International Finance Intern Opportunity in Nairobi Kenya

Function: Finance & Admin

Location: KickStart HQ Office - Nairobi

Type of Contract: Internship

Scope of Role:

Reports to: Budgets and Grants Finance Manager

Staff directly reporting to this post: N/A

Works with: All departments.

Key Areas of Accountability:
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Process cheque requests on a timely basis taking advantage of discounts where ever possible.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information in ERP.
  • Review of expenditure all General Ledger expense accounts to ensure that expenses have been captured under the correct account codes as per the chart of accounts.
  • Reconcile vendor and staff accounts, Issue monthly statements, follow up and resolve any disputed items in a timely manner.
  • Review and enter Employees Expenditure Reports into the system ensuring that the staff accounts are correctly cleared with the amount of advance accounted for.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Any other related tasks.

    Key Performance Criteria
  • Timely and accurate recording of transactions,
  • Timely and accurate production of reports,
  • Zero tolerance of non-compliance with internal controls, systems and policies,

    Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • CPA Part II qualification.
  • Minimum 1 years in Accounting experience necessary;
  • Highly proficient in use of Excel.
  • Familiarity financial management information systems (ERP) preferably Microsoft NAV.

    Skills and Behaviours
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills required; Extremely detail oriented
  • Demonstrated experience in bookkeeping and use of computers and computerized accounting software.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in all aspects of office administration procedures.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including ability to prioritise, manage time and develop and maintain systems.
  • Ability to work effectively at an individual and team level as well as within a multicultural organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with/to people.

    How to Apply

    If you feel you are the right candidate for this job, please send your CV and Cover letter to quoting the position title on the subject line by COB 13th October, 2016

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