NGO Finance Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

NGO Finance Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our Client is a global Christian based organization.

  • They seek to hire a Finance Assistant to support the Finance & Admin Manager in delivering the accounting and local statutory reporting for the Nairobi hub.

  • The role will primarily comprise transaction processing for invoices and expenses, together with some reconciliations and reporting.


  • Responsibility for processing & paying supplier invoices in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Ensuring that proper authorization procedures are followed before payments are made.

  • Responsibility for processing & paying staff expense claims for both credit card and cash claims in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures.

  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations on or before the stipulated deadline.

  • Reviewing and monitoring bank balances as well as projecting cash flow needs and requesting bank account refills from head office.

  • Petty cash management.

  • Payroll support by filing of statutory returns and payment of other payroll deductions to the relevant bodies in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Recording rental income and maintaining rental schedules for tenants. Monitor rent debtors and assist in debt collection

  • Monitor operational costs and advise on cost management.

  • Supporting the Kenyan accounts audit process by providing support as may be required.

  • Any other duty given by the Finance & Admin Manager


  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position

  • Must at least have CPA II OR ACCA equivalent

  • Must be comfortable working in a Christian organization with sensitivity to the breadth of church support

  • Must have experience working with accounting softwares

  • High transaction processing speed coupled with demonstrable self-time management skills due to volume of payments handled.

  • Has experience in financial processes in the local and international financial Environment, including accounting, reporting, and compliance especially with local (Kenyan) tax laws e.g. VAT Exemption, Withholding tax, etc.

  • Experience working with I-tax, NHIF byproduct, and the NSSF portal.

  • An intermediate level of knowledge of Excel for reporting purposes as well as a proper knowledge of other MS Office tools for reporting purposes

  • Team player and self-driven

  • Excellent communication skills

    NB: Must have experience working remotely supporting different teams

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance Assistant – NGO) to

  • before 4th August 2020.

  • Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

    N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

  • Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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