MFI Finance Officer Job in Kenya (90K)

Job Title: Finance Officer – MFI
Salary: 70K – 90K
Our client is a unique micro-finance institution offering micro credit solutions. 
They seek to hire a Finance officer who will be responsible for running effective finance operations leading to provision of excellent customer service, profitability and business growth.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Receive, confirm and verify payments, ensuring all payments are processed promptly & accurately and that appropriate procedures and approvals have been complied with before processing any payment.
  • Ensure all appropriate paperwork is available and properly authorized and which can be easily accessed for queries, tax and audit purposes.
  • Ensure accruals of all expenses are processed before end of month.
  • Prepare various schedules for analysis on need basis. e.g. Rent schedules of amount and taxes paid to a supplier.
  • Undertake end of month procedures which includes preparation of management accounts for review by finance manager.
  • Fixed Assets Management – Ensure proper reconciliations of asset ledgers on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure reconciliation of the internal ledger accounts.
  • Ensure correct and accurate posting to the bank ledgers for correct costing.
  • Ensure timely remittance of all tax and other statutory payments as per the laid down requirements.
  • Ensure accurate and safe archiving of all vouchers in the department on a daily basis.
  • Ensure proper and accurate recording of all cheques issued
  • Comply with the various Service Level Agreements and customer service performance standards to ensure they are achieved in all areas.
  • Ensure that all duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with all relevant Policies and Procedures including Financial Regulations, Standing Orders, HR Policies and Procedures, Health and Safety Policy etc.
  • Cash flow management.
  • Budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Ensure all audit issues are addressed promptly
Skills and Qualifications Desired
  • Finance or a Business Related Degree
  • 2-4 years experience in a similar role, experience working in a Bank or MFI is a MUST
  • Must have thorough understanding of the CBK reporting regulations
  • CPA K /ACCA Finalist
  • Management and leadership ability
  • Excellent communication skills
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance Officer – MFI) to before Friday 5th August 2016. 
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. 
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. 
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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