Goldstar Finance Assistant Job in Kenya

Through the APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde and APHIA plus Health,
Communications and Marketing projects, Goldstar Kenya is building the
capacity of private practitioners to provide comprehensive and
integrated HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services that are
in line with Government of Kenya health strategies and national
We seek qualified candidates for the following positions.
Finance Assistant

Location: Nairobi
Reference No: GSKenya-FA-048

Basic Function:

the supervision of the Finance and Administration (F&A) Manager and
being a team member of the F&A unit, maintains the office
accounting in accordance with Gold Star (GS Kenya) financial control
policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assists the F&A Manager with timely completion of accounting and financialreporting requirements for submission to the funding agencies.
  • Coordinates with staff on travel advances to ensure that travel advances are cleared within the allowable time.
  • Reviews
    travel claims of GS Kenya staff and consultants for correctness and
    verifies that claims conform to travel authorizations and regulations
    regarding routings, per diem, accommodation, and use of proper
  • Assists the F&A Manager with verification of vouchers/invoices submitted to GS Kenya for payment.
  • Tracks
    and monitors monthly routine bills/ invoices, i.e., telephone,
    electricity, etc., to ensure payments are processed on time.
  • Responsible for petty cash management.
  • Responsible for tracking and recording VAT payments and reimbursements under USG funding.
  • Maintains
    all office and project financial accounting files. This includes
    accounts payable, checking accounts, consultant contracts, travel
    expenses, and all subproject contracts, agreements and amendments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Requirements:
  • At least a CPA Part 1 or II. 
  • Minimum
    3-5 years of progressive working experience in similar environment with
    adequate exposure to project accounting, financial management,
    including budgeting, grants and contracts. 
  • Understanding of financial records reconciliation. 
  • Must have demonstrable hands-on experience with an accounting system. Experience with USAID-funded programs preferred. 
  • Experience working with an international organization and a university degree in Commerce or Business Accounting will be an added advantage.
Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. 
Interested candidates are encouraged apply via email to: 
specify source in your application and quote the Reference # provided
on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including
salary requirements, to be received not later than November 2, 2012. 
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

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