Finn Church Aid Finance Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Finn Church Aid Finance Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid.

Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations.

Finn Church Aid Kenya is looking for a
Finance Assistant
Duty Station:

  • Kakuma/ Kalobeyei
    Reports to:
  • Program Coordinator

    Primary Purpose
  • The Finance Assistant will facilitate the efficient and effective financial operation of FCA field office.
  • He/She will ensure compliance with FCA rules and regulations alongside donor policies, procedures, guidelines and rules.
  • She/he will seek and receive policy guidance/ instructions and support from Finance and administration Manager in Nairobi and Project Coordinator in their respective area of responsibilities.

    Tasks and Duties
  • Implement financial policies and procedures in accordance with FCA Policies.
  • Makes all payments, process approved payments of supplier / service provider invoices on the basis of complete documentation for bank and cash.
  • Makes/ responsible for all field cash transactions, physically makes payments in the field /or follow up closely on proper accountabilities for all field cash expenditures
  • Prepares Payment Vouchers for all payments.
  • Ensure that all advances are appropriately accounted for within reasonable time and that any travel advances are made in line with the FCA financial regulations
  • Accurately prepare the necessary documents, compile source documents and submit complete documentation to the Finance Office daily for postings of all the paid transactions in the cash book.
  • Establish the cash requirements, and maintain adequate cash
    levels and related cash controls
  • Responsible for banking activities
  • Ensure the safeguarding of all available funds under her control
  • Take part in procurement of goods/services and ensure adherence to FCA/Donor procedures and accounting for the said transactions.
  • Scanning of vouchers and supporting documents and sees that proper filing is done in accordance with donor requirements.
  • Maintain financial files (physical and soft copies) and records

  • University degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, Business Administration or other closely related field in INGOs
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team with varied cultures and professional backgrounds with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge in preparing major international donor reports.
  • Possess strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Proven Administration, Accountancy and management skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices.
  • Knowledge of working in challenging environments.
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks

    How to Apply
  • All qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed application letter and curriculum Vitae stating the vacancy job title in the subject line
  • Deadline for receiving applications is3rd March 2019
  • FCA will only contact short- listed applicants.
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