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Job Summary

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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

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 office.

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


Administration

• Maintaining Files and/or removes records and reports.

• Operates standard office equipment.

• Performs related work as assigned.

• Asset Management

• Manage the Kisumu/Laikipia office.

• Perform other related Duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Strong understanding of the workings 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.


Skills

• Decision Making

• Excellent verbal, written and listening skills.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office

• Time management


Attributes

• 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.

• Maximum of 4 Years’ work experience.

• NGO experience will be an added advantage.


Application Process:

o 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.

o Living Water Service Centre is an equal opportunity employer.


Applications are to be submitted to:

Suitably qualified candidates by COB 3rd May 2024. Please do not attach scanned certificates. Should you be shortlisted, you will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date.


We encourage you to visit our website: https://www.water.cc for more information about our work.

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