Finance Associate Job in Kenya

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Finance Associate Job in Kenya

Role:  Finance Associate

Reporting into: Senior Accountant Operations

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

About Us

Our Strategy for delivering high-quality, cost-effective community health through and with digitally empowered, equipped, supplied, supervised, and compensated CHWs requires that we continuously re-invent the way we work. Innovating incessantly and with swift responsiveness to global trends is a critical success factor for building a thriving and sustainable LG of today and tomorrow.

Purpose of role

To support the growth and operation of Living Goods by managing cash flow, timely return of account balances and supplier’s relationships to ensure smooth business operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare month and quarterly cash flow projections.
  • Acting as a bank agent.
  • Manage petty cash and ensure monthly petty cash counts and issuance of at all branches/location.
  • Prepare weekly cash flow reports and ensure enough funding at all times.
  • On a weekly basis, book all the transactions for the week into the QuickBooks/ERP accounting system ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly KPI as directed by supervisor.
  • Assist in preparation of other reports as requested from time to time.
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.

  • Maintain the fixed asset register ensuring its fully updated.
  • Reconcile fixed asset register to the general ledger on monthly basis.
  • Compute the monthly depreciation and post the depreciation journal in the accounting system.
  • Process non-field related payments for authorization ensuring all requisite supporting documentation.
  • Ensure payments are allocated to the correct project/budget.
  • Update cashbook to capture all payments processed.
  • Ensure all due payments are processed and disbursed in a timely manner.

Qualifications & Experience Required


  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance or a related field.
  • Relevant professional qualification.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies


Work experience required

Minimum of (1) year relevant experience for degree holders and (2) years relevant experience for diploma holders.


  • Learns from experience and applies what is learned to new situations.
  • Plans, prioritizes, breaks down tasks accordingly.
  • Supports in Program/projects in data analysis, collation of information, reporting etc
  • Supervisory skills and high levels of integrity.
  • Ability to communicate and share information verbally and in writing.

How to Apply


Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly. Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money. If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

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