Finance assistant

Nairobi Full Time NGO
KSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

We are seeking to fill the position of a Finance Assistant who will work in the Finance Department.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, the organisation offers comprehensive health logistics and door-to-door supply chain solutions to humanitarian organizations across the globe. Since its establishment in 1992, the organisation has ensured availability of high quality medicines, medical equipment, laboratory items, technical advice and other nutrition/health products. The organisation

has the highest level of recognized accreditation, including ISO 9001:2015, DG-ECHO HPC status, and USAID/OFDA. We pride ourselves in delivering Quality!   


As an international non-profit humanitarian procurement center, the organisation

commits to a cost-effective, impact-driven and comprehensive response to complex humanitarian crises of our time. With over 25 years in the field, WE lead the fight against trade of counterfeit medicine and share the universal vision that access to safe, effective and quality medical commodities is a human right.


In order to maintain the already established high quality standards, we are seeking to fill the position of a Finance Assistant who will work in the Finance Department.


General Duties & Responsibilities

To carry out organizational administrative functions including but not limited:

  • Supporting the Finance Manager on various corporate, accounting and statutory requirements.
  • To ensure financial management & maintenance:
  • Accounts update and reconciliations
  • Manage account receivable functions with regular interface with various stakeholders
  • Maintain stock purchase reconciliation and generate accruals
  • Facilitate / Participate in semi-annual and annual financial audits and any other audit related to the department
  • Organizational Filing
  • Asset Management and registration.
  • Any other duties and ad-hoc functions as assigned.


Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum CPA II
  • Excellent IT/Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • At least 4-5 years minimum working experience in a related field
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent oral, written and analytical skills. They should further demonstrate a pragmatic approach to solving problems, effective time management and the capacity to multitask. They should be able to work under pressure with minimum supervision, and drive tasks to completion. We are seeking for a candidate that is proactive, team-oriented and can communicate effectively.
  • An understanding of accounting software i.e. SAGE Pastel will be an added advantage


Application Deadline: 29 July 2018

NB: Applications without expected salary may not be considered.

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