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Finance Assistant NGO Job in Kenya


Vacancy: Finance Assistant 

Location: Kisumu, Kenya 

About us: CMMB is a global non - governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all.
CMMB Kenya is seeking a suitable candidate for the position of Finance Assistant.

The Position: Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant will support the mission, goals and operations of the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) in Kenya through the provision of administrative support that ensure smooth running of the Finance Office.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Receive cash and cheques payments to CMMB; issue receipts for cash or cheque received and safely store them pending banking.
  • Prepare Petty cash payment vouchers for each payment and facilitate their signing by the designated signatories.
  • Pay out cash and cheques to the right payees against properly signed vouchers
  • Examine all requisition requests and ensure they are as per budget before issuing advance payments.
  • Examine every payment schedule received to ascertain that it is genuine and accurate.
  • Prepare accurate and timely petty cash requests for reimbursements.
  • Update the Asset and Inventory Register regularly.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly donor reports by ensuring all the transactions are availed on time for reporting
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of manual records for the advances paid and the expense forms submitted by field staff.
  • Secure supporting documents or authority to back all expenditure vouchers
  • Send the fully supported and accurate vouchers to the Compliance Officer on a timely basis.
  • File all accounting vouchers and document properly.
  • Ensure timely and accurate supply of information on financial matters for management decision making;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Finance Manager 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce (BCOM) or Business Administration majoring in accounting
  • Professional Accountancy Qualifications (CPA II/ACCA II)
  • Minimum of (1) years of accounting experience in a similar capacity working with an international NGO
  • Possess a high degree of integrity
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Proven written and verbal proficiency in English
  • Hands on application of Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); working knowledge of Abila (Sage) accounting software preferred
Terms of offer
We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to indicating position applied for on the subject line by 11th July 2017.

Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cellphone contact. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To learn more about us, visit our website at

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