Finance Assistant Danish Refugee Council - Jobs in Kenya

Finance Assistant Danish Refugee Council - Jobs in Kenya

Overall purpose of the role:

The Finance assistant will ensure that all the cash grants payments are in compliance with DRC Operation Handbook and donor rules.

Key responsibilities

  • Register and scan all invoices and all cost invoice documentation onto DRC Dynamics at point of payment.
  • Maintain electronic files of scanned documents
  • Perform USD Bank reconciliation in Dynamics
  • Retrieving cash grants and USD documents required during audits working closely with compliance department.
  • Review of Cash grants vouchers for accuracy and compliance with the Cash grants guidelines.
  • Back filling for the Finance Officer and the Accountant during periods of absence
  • Any other task assigned by the Supervisor.

    About you

    In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a degree in Finance or Accounting and at least part II certification in CPA or ACCA.
  • Three(3) years relevant experience in a similar role with international NGO
  • Stable and robust character.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Knowledge in Dynamics Financial System will be an added advantage.
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel.


    Contract: Four months with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for Kenyan National Staff ; Employment band NM.I

    Availability: 15th September 2022

    Duty station: This position is based in Regional Office Nairobi.

    Line: Regional Finance Controller.

    Providing equal opportunities We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

    Promoting high standards : DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process

    How to apply
    Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.

    DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on

    Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 5th August 2022

    For more information and job application details, see; Finance Assistant Danish Refugee Council Jobs in Kenya

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