Mercy USA Finance Officer Job in Kenya

Organization: Mercy USA for Aid and Development

Country: Kenya

Position: Finance Officer

Department: Finance

Reports To: Finance Coordinator

Nature and Scope of the Position: The position reports to the Finance Coordinator.

Duties

  • Ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions is maintained in a systematic order and in safe and secure conditions in the field office.
  • Responsible to prepare Financial Reports for Mercy USA implemented programs, OFDA and UNICEF projects and any other donor where applicable
  • Maintain accurate and effective financial controls on all transactions.
  • Maintain effective control over cash and bank, and ensure that cash in hand and bank reconcile with accounting records.
  • Ensure that field office funds are adequately managed.
  • Prepare, Administer monthly payrolls ( where applicable)
  • Ensure all Finances distributed to staff for program activities are properly accounted and cash
  • Prepare scheduled and project financial and grants budgets and financial reports thereof and submit to Regional office within set deadlines;
  • Monitor the project cash flow, follow up on transfers with Regional Office and maintain updated bank records;
  • Maintain appropriate financial filing system;
  • To be responsible for and supervise all persons reporting to him employed by the Employer and to ensure that all such employees carry out their duties diligently at all times
  • Oversee petty cash, prepare Petty cash vouchers, keep cash book, prepare replenishment requests top ups and maintain established petty cash level

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in the specified field- Finance, Accounts
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • CPA-K

Experience

  • 2 years in similar position

Work related skills

  • Good organizational skills
  • Aggressive and Result Oriented
  • Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
  • Able to meet deadlines

Personal attributes

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Trustworthy
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer relation skills
  • Integrity

How to Apply

The position will close 6th December 2016, the incumbents should send their Resume and cover letters or motivational letters to hr.eaprogram@mercyusa.org.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Accounting and Finance, NGO and UN
Updated: November 29, 2016 — 8:58 am