Youth Agenda Finance and Administration Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Youth Agenda Finance and Administration Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Background

Youth Agenda (YAA) is an independent, national, non-profit, non-partisan youth led and youth serving organization founded in 1996.

Sparked by evidence exclusion of youth in spheres of life and fuelled by a passion for the‘total’ youth,YAA mission is to make the youth factor count by influencing, linking and enhancing youth access to social,economic,cultural and political
opportunities.

Job Summary

Youth Agenda is looking for a Finance and Administration Assistant in the department
responsible for administrative and financial functions at The Youth Agenda, and will be reporting to the Finance Officer.

Job Description

Overall, the Finance and Administration Assistant duties and responsibilities will
include:


  • Maintenance of petty cash and project cash imprests including their records to ensure funds are available when required.
  • Responsible for preparation and processing of payment vouchers,cheques,local purchase order.
  • Preparation of financial documentation for project staff travel, reimbursement claims and travel allowances and activity imprest and disbursements.
  • Assist the finance Officer in maintenance, preparation and regular updating of books
    of accounts,bank statements and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Responsible for proper filing and maintenance of all financial records and registers.
  • Assist the Finance Officer in preparing programme budgets.
  • Assist the Administration Officer in procurement of supplies and services for office administration and project requirements by reviewing bid analysis.
  • To assist in ensuring proper maintenance and employment of YAA resources and ensuring they are utilized towards the achievement of the organization’s strategy,goals and objectives
  • With the help of Procurement and Administration Officer, ensure that the operational
    procedures and policies are followed and where necessary update the systems,policies
    and procedures.
  • Assist in designing and ensuring implementation and compliance with internal
    control systems
  • Proven knowledge of computerized systems and demonstrated experience of working with computerized accounting packages and spreadsheets;
  • Ability to work independently and leverage limited resources and staff for maximum impact
  • Good personal organization skills, accuracy and attention to detail required.

    Qualifications

  • Candidates must have in their possession a University degree in any of the following disciplines:Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration,Economics, Management, Finance or related field;
  • Postgraduate qualifications is an added advantage;
  • Experience in implementing financial control systems in a busy non-profit organization is desirable;
  • Candidates must have at least 3years of relevant working experience in financial
    accounting
  • Candidates must have an excellent command and use of computer software.

    Terms of Employment

  • Competitive remuneration will be provided commensurate to the qualifications of the
    successful candidate.
  • This position will evolve.
  • Responsibilities and job description may be reviewed and refined with changing needs.

    How to apply

    Applications

  • Applicants should send a cover letter expressing their interest and expectations from the
    position and curriculum vitae with contact details of three professional referees by 7th December ,2018 at 4pm to: E-mail: [email protected]

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