Living Water International Finance and Administration Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Living Water International Finance and Administration Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Living Water Service Center (LWSC), an affiliate of Living Water International, is a Christian based Non-Governmental Organization that works in the areas of WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) in rural vulnerable communities in Kenya. LWSC, seeks to recruit a Finance Assistant. This position reports to the Finance Manager.

The main responsibilities of the Finance Assistant will include but are not limited to:

  • Verify items billed against items ordered and received and reconcile differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees.

  • Checking on all Receipts and Maintaining spreadsheets on expense.

  • Responsible for cheques management.

  • Receive and process invoices, expense forms and requests for payment.

  • Verify calculations working with the Accounts system.

  • Manage petty cash transactions i.e. petty cash disbursement, verify expense reports, etc.;

  • Post financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system.

  • Responsible for Field Finance reporting.

  • Maintain files and/or removes records and reports.

  • Maintaining files and/or removing records and reports.

  • Operating standard office equipment.

  • Performing any administrative related work as assigned.

  • Asset Management.

  • Stores inventory management in the field office.

  • Management of the Kisumu or Laikipia office.

  • Performing any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Administration

  • Maintaining Files and/or removes records and reports.

  • Operate standard office equipment.

  • Perform related work as assigned.

  • Asset Management

  • Manage the Kisumu/Laikipia office.

  • Perform other related Duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic understanding of the working of an office

  • Basic
    understanding of accountancy and book-keeping

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – to deal with internal and external customers.

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work, and sometimes implement own decisions.

  • Experience working in multicultural environments is an added advantage, but not essential.


  • Decision Making

  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Time management


  • Honest

  • Integrity

  • Respectful

  • Flexible

  • Proactive

  • Christian

    Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA Sec 4) or ACCA F5.

  • Proficiency with Quickbooks, excellent Excel skills and bookkeeping is an asset.

  • Good written and verbal skills in English and Swahili languages.

  • At Least three (3) Years work experience. NGO experience will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

    Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (one page only) explaining their suitability for the position and a Curriculum Vitae (no more than 3 pages) with details of qualifications and work experience including 3 references – professional and spiritual.

    Applications are to be submitted to:
    Suitably qualified candidates

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