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Finance Assistant Job in Kenya

Law Center (KITUO) is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) whose mission is to empower the poor and marginalized people to effectively access justice and realize their human and peoples rights. 

This is done through advocacy, networking, lobbying, legal aid and education, legal representation and research.

KITUO seeks to recruit a qualified, energetic, dynamic, result oriented and capable person to fill the following position in the Regional Office – Mombasa. 

The position is on a 1 year contract renewable to a maximum of 3 years.

Finance Assistant


Ref: KCS/DRV-MSA/APP


Responsible to the Coordinator, Finance and Administration for analysing and reconciling financial information as well as preparing monthly and annual statutory accounting reports. 

Also responsible for receiving and verifying financial instructions to facilitate payment against bills, invoices, salary advances, reimbursement claims and cheque requisitions as well as preparing the payroll including cash and cheque payments against approved documents. 

Other duties include receiving collections and ensuring that all funds are accounted for and banked promptly.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compiling and analysing financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as cashbooks entry journal and general ledger accounts
  • Analysing financial information detailing assets, liabilities and capital and preparing balance sheet, surplus and loss statement and other reports to summarise current and projected financial position.
  • Reconciling all income statements against expenditure to ensure that records of income, creditors and debtors are completed at the end of each month.
  • Maintaining a fixed assets policy governing cost-effective acquisition, maintenance, valuation, depreciation, capitalization, replacement and disposal.
  • Compiling payroll data, calculating statutory and other deductions to be withheld, reconciling errors to maintain accuracy of payroll records as well as ensuring timely payment of salaries.
  • Preparing periodical reports and statements on financial expenditure and control of costs for the attention of the Coordinator, Finance and Administration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualifications and Training: Must be in possession a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,
  • Commerce or Economics with CPAPart II or equivalent qualifications.
  • Relevant Experience: Must have gained a minimum of 2 years experience in accounting and budgeting from a busy finance department.
  • Skills: Must have good communication skills and must be proficient in using QUICKBOOKS accounting software package.
  • Implementation of a USAID funded project is mandatory. 
Applications indicating the job reference number above, including a detailed curriculum vitae with at least three referees and copies of relevant testimonials, day telephone number, email address and an indication of present and expected remuneration should be addressed to;

The Executive Director
Kituo Cha Sheria
(Centre for Legal Empowerment)
P. O. Box 7483 – 00300
Ronald Ngala
Nairobi

E-mail: hr@kituochasheria.or.ke


Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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