Finance Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Summary

The Finance Assistant will ensure that documentation for all transactions is complete, accurate and appropriately recorded in a timely manner as well as that proper filling and archiving of all finance records are done for safekeeping and ease of retrieval.

Duties and Responsibilities

Record financial transactions daily on electronic journals.

Maintain a safeguarded filing system with complete, updated files including labeling and filing all bank vouchers; filing the various Payment vouchers and Journal vouchers made from the Nairobi office and various field offices.

Review payment requisitions to ensure completeness of the document and there after prepare journal voucher with the correct accurate transaction.

Prepare Incentive Payroll, Incentive Journal Voucher and Staff list in a timely and accurate manner.

Oversee imprest Management and maintenance of petty cash by preparing a monthly cash projection and request for replenishment of funds.

Support the Assistant Finance officer in bank and cash reconciliations

Follow up with respective staffs to clear their work advances and per diems on a monthly basis. This ensures that our monthly work advance reports and reconciliations are cleared.

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.

Minimum Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) Part 2 or equivalent in Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

1 to 2 years of relevant experience in the finance and accounting function in a comparable organization


Accounting skills

Mastery of excel sheets

Cash Management

Payroll and financial analysis training

Attention to detail

Accuracy, mathematical aptitude and attention to detail 

A person of high integrity that will model LWF/WS Kenya Somali Program core values:

Dignity and justice

Compassion and commitment

Respect for diversity

Inclusion and participation

Transparency and accountability

Apply by: July 10, 2024

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