Finance Assistant Job in Kenya

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Financial Management
  • Ensure accurate and timely posting of data into the accounting system i.e. receipts, payments and, journals.
  • Process invoices, payments and grants, ensure accuracy and that all supporting documents are attached and appropriately approved.
  • Continually update the creditors’ accounts in the system.
  • Support in monthly bank reconciliation statements for the organization’s bank accounts and petty cash
  • Assist Financial Accountant in updating the assets register.
  • Prepare financial activities report and or financial departmental reports when required.
  • Liaise with department managers in drafting budget and assist in the monitoring of budgets, providing regular reports and alerts.
  • Participate in the internal audit reviews as required in accordance with the audit plan through provision
  • of the required information.
  • Posting of financial transactions on the accounting system and making online payments

  • Prepare and submit monthly statutory deductions on timely basis.
  • Act as banking agent and responsible for all FTA bank accounts with various banks
  • Filing and Procurement
  • Establish, maintain and update supplier’s data base.
  • Establish an effective filing system for the finance department.
  • Process procurement requisitions for secretariat


  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Member of a professional body such as CPA or ICPAK

Experience and Knowledge

  • At least 1 – 3 years’ accounting experience
  • Knowledge of financial systems, including accounting systems and budgetary control
  • Sound knowledge of Kenyan tax laws


  • Strong financial management and accounting skills
  • Data entry and records maintenance skills
  • Book keeping and accounting skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good MS Office skills particularly MS Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work with different accounting packages
  • Good customer services skill

How To Apply

An application form (CVs will not be accepted) can be found on the jobs and volunteering page of our website:

If you have any queries, please e-mail or call +254 202721930 or +254 704180169 and ask to speak to a member of the HR team.

Qualified applicants will be subjected to background checks as a pre-condition of employment. Completed applications should be saved in the applicant’s name and the position (Finance Assistant) and be e-mailed to

All applicants should state how they meet essential requirements of the post and include their email address, telephone contacts and three referees with contact details on the application form.