Islamic Relief Finance Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Islamic Relief Finance Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Division/Purpose

International Programme Department is:

• To contribute to the process of global poverty alleviation and

• Strengthen Islamic Relief (IR) global work through the provision of technical support in cooperation with regional desks and support units.

Department/Purpose

Kenya program is:

  • To contribute to the poverty alleviation in Kenya and

  • To strengthen IR Kenya office through the provision of technical and managerial support.

    Job Purpose

  • To assist in finance related tasks in line with agreed and accepted IR financial practices and procedures.

    Key Objectives

  • To maintain the petty cash, Bank, prepare vouchers, record transactions and petty cash reconciliation, get approval and maintain filing. .

    Key Roles/Responsibilities

    Accounting:

    Payments:

    • Preparation of and vouching of transaction supporting documentations as required by Islamic
    Relief procedures.

    • Writing of cheques

    • Issuing cheques to suppliers.

    • Ensure all transactions are adequately supported prior to payment.**

    • Ensure that all vouchers are well approved

    Bank

    • Reconciling Banks for Garessa Office and also keep updated record for the bank account.

    Recording

    • Recording of petty cash transactions and cash book maintenance. Ensure reconciliation of the petty cash balance daily and to get it approved by the finance officer.

    Reporting

    • Preparation of monthly field reports and submits to the finance manager.

    • Preparation of monthly funds request and submit to the Country office.

    Filling

    • Maintenance of the financial filing, and ensuring that copies are maintained at the end of each project and ensuring adequate archiving.

    • Perform any other duties as requested by his/her line manager subject to comply and not conflict with the above.

    • Ensure that all necessary documents are appropriately filled.

    Personal Requirements

    • Ability to cope with stress, and live in environment with very basic living condition

    • Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and
    diplomatic skills

    • Flexibility to respond to changing nature of humanitarian context and operational difficulties

    • Excellent analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity

    • Ability to plan ahead and output oriented (pro-active)

    • Ability to adhere to deadlines and respect line management

    • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of IR Kenya

    Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

    • Bachelor in Business management (finance option) or related field

    • At least 3 year experience in procurement management in NGO set-up

    • Effective IT Skills (Word & Excel).

    • Communication, tact and negotiation skills.

    • Problem solving.

    • Flexible and patient.

    • Fluent in Written and spoken English.
    Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

    • Bachelor in Business management (finance option) or related field

    • At least 3 year experience in procurement management in NGO set-up

    • Effective IT Skills (Word & Excel).

    • Communication, tact and negotiation skills.

    • Problem solving.

    • Flexible and patient.

    • Fluent in Written and spoken English.

    How to Apply

  • Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line.

  • Send your application to

  • Recruitment.irk@islamic-relief.or.ke by Friday 19th June 2020.

  • Please note that this is an urgent recruitment, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis


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