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Finance Assistant

Job Summary:

The Finance assistant is responsible for printing Payment Request Forms (PRF) requests for approval and payment from field offices, printing quotes, updating books of accounts in excel and stamping. Additionally, excellent time management skills will be required to cope with the disparate duties.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Finance documents finalisation

  • Printing quotes and sharing with requestors’ (logistics and procurement staff) as received via existing electronic means
  • Printing Payment request Forms (PRF) from field locations for approvals and presentation to Treasury officer for payment
  • Updating the books of accounts –bank books and Mpesa books in excel as per the standard descriptions available
  • Stamping of the payment vouchers with the relevant stamps available including “POSTED”, “PAID” and ‘PAID from UNICEF’.
  • Integrating payment vouchers paid via scans with the original documents once received and further filing them as required
  • Compiling support documents for balance sheet reconciliations and accruals
  • Assist with archiving of financial documents as per Concern’s archiving policy.

Communication and Reports

  • Communication in writing to the Treasury Officer regarding any challenges in meeting the above tasks

Other Duties

  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary
  • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
  • Take all possible measure to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required

  • A degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • CPA or ACCA professional certification
  • At least (2) years’ experience working in finance department
  • Familiar with government policies and regulations on taxes
  • Excellent application of excel and word packages

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Full profession qualification
  • High integrity and demonstrated ability to follow standards and policies
  • Ability to attend to details and work in a systematic and organized manner
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
  • Strong communication and negotiations skills
  • Team player and able to work with others (internally and externally)
  • Analytical and problem solving

Competencies required:

  • Managing self
  • Communicating and working with others
  • Delivering Results
  • Planning and Decision Making
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on or before Tuesday 11th July 2023

Internship WASH- Moyale

WASH to be based in Marsabit – Moyale, Laisamis and North Horr

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in the Internship Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be Kenyan citizens
  • Be Masters, Bachelors or Diploma students from Commission for University Education (CUE) accredited tertiary level institutions studying courses that are relevant to the above programmes.
  • The Masters graduates must have completed or at least finished course work.
  • Undergraduates and Diploma students must be in their 3rd or 4th year of study and eligible to undertake industrial attachment/placement, as part of the course requirements. This is to be confirmed by a letter seeking industrial attachment/placement from their academic institution.
  • Recently graduated i.e. within the last 12 months and unemployed.
  • Must be available on a full-time basis, for the entire period of the internship which will be for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months.
  • Must demonstrate good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude, ability to learn. This will be assessed based on interviews and reference checks, including from the institution of study.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are from our programme areas of operation and willing to be based in that area/location. Marsabit County (Moyale, Laisamis and North Horr)

Others

  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary.
  • Take all possible measures to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

Intern WASH – Laisamis

WASH to be based in Marsabit – Moyale, Laisamis and North Horr

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in the Internship Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be Kenyan citizens
  • Be Masters, Bachelors or Diploma students from Commission for University Education (CUE) accredited tertiary level institutions studying courses that are relevant to the above programmes.
  • The Masters graduates must have completed or at least finished course work.
  • Undergraduates and Diploma students must be in their 3rd or 4th year of study and eligible to undertake industrial attachment/placement, as part of the course requirements. This is to be confirmed by a letter seeking industrial attachment/placement from their academic institution.
  • Recently graduated i.e. within the last 12 months and unemployed.
  • Must be available on a full-time basis, for the entire period of the internship which will be for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months.
  • Must demonstrate good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude, ability to learn. This will be assessed based on interviews and reference checks, including from the institution of study.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are from our programme areas of operation and willing to be based in that area/location. Marsabit County (Moyale, Laisamis and North Horr)

Others

  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary.
  • Take all possible measures to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

Intern WASH – North Horr

WASH to be based in Marsabit – Moyale, Laisamis and North Horr

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in the Internship Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be Kenyan citizens
  • Be Masters, Bachelors or Diploma students from Commission for University Education (CUE) accredited tertiary level institutions studying courses that are relevant to the above programmes.
  • The Masters graduates must have completed or at least finished course work.
  • Undergraduates and Diploma students must be in their 3rd or 4th year of study and eligible to undertake industrial attachment/placement, as part of the course requirements. This is to be confirmed by a letter seeking industrial attachment/placement from their academic institution.
  • Recently graduated i.e. within the last 12 months and unemployed.
  • Must be available on a full-time basis, for the entire period of the internship which will be for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months.
  • Must demonstrate good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude, ability to learn. This will be assessed based on interviews and reference checks, including from the institution of study.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are from our programme areas of operation and willing to be based in that area/location. Marsabit County (Moyale, Laisamis and North Horr)

Others

  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary.
  • Take all possible measures to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send a detailed CV with three referees and Cover Letter Only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the subject of the email as “Finance Assistant” . Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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