Job Title: Finance Officer
Ref: FNT- FO 2012
The Person will:
Assist the Finance Manager in ensuring full compliance with policies & procedures, particularly around cash, advances, banking and safeguard of assets.
Be the main data entry person into the accounting software including preparing periodic and end of year statement of comprehensive income, financial position, cash flows & other reports.
Professionally draft assigned budgets for programme and core expenditures. • Assist in ensuring a fair selection of quality vendors and service providers, and fairness and transparency in the awarding of all contracts;
Assist in production of monthly reports including providing fully reconciled reports detailing income, expenditure, cash and bank, reconciliations and variance analysis, cash forecasts
Assisting in ensuring compliance with all financial reporting and forecasting requirements of funding partners and ensuring that expenditure is incurred and reported in line with donor agreements.
Providing financial guidance and supervision to staff that might be assigned to work under him/her including interns.
Ensuring transactions processed fully comply with host country laws and regulations and assist in identifying financial and legislative changes that may affect the organisation’s operations
Undertaking any other duties that might, from time to time, be assigned by the Finance Manager and team
We are looking for:
A bachelors degree in accounting or business related field from a credible University.
A fully Qualified Accountant CPA(K) or ACCA with not less than 4 years experience in a busy environment preferably in an INGO set up.
Proficiency in using common accounting softwares and other computer applications.
A team player, able to meet strict deadlines with minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants are requested to send to the Executive Director; their CVs with 3 referees two of which must be professional, salary expectations with a 1 page application cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for the position by email to: email@example.com.
Please indicate the reference on the Subject line the position you are applying for e.g. Head of Capacity Building- (Ref: FNT-HOCB 2012), of your email.
Only complete applications will be reviewed.
Deadline for submission of applications is on Friday 10th August, 2012.
Please note: Only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted, no telephone inquires, canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 10th August 2012