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Finance Assistant Job in Kenya

Land O’Lakes International development is a division of Land O’Lakes Inc, a US food and agricultural Cooperative based in Minnesota. Land O’Lakes international development Kenya office seeks a suitable candidate for the position of Finance Assistant.

This position reports to the finance manager.

The key responsibilities for this position are:
  • Processing all project payments and acting as point person for project vendors.
  • Processing checks and monthly bank reconciliation statements.
  • Accurate recording of financial data in Cost Point accounting system to ensure accurate financial reports.
  • Preparing project management reports as may be required.
  • Preparing project budgets and forecast.
  • Managing staff advances ensuring the project maintains a reasonable level of receivables.
  • Working with project staff to effectively manage training budgets.
  • Work with project staff to ensure that monthly time sheets are completed in good time.
  • Preparing monthly HQ financial package.
  • Working with the finance manager to ensure the project has successful annual audits.
  • Carrying out project financial analysis and reconciliations.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

  • A Business degree in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • Professional accounting qualification, CPA or ACCA
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • At least three years of accounting experience with an NGO in a busy accounting environment.
  • Understanding of USAID rules and regulations.
  • Experience using Cost Point accounting software is an added advantage.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Strong team player and able to work under pressure.

If you meet the above qualifications please email your cover letter and CV with three referees to by Friday, Dec 20th 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please remember to include “finance assistant” in the subject line of the email.

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