County Finance Assistants Jobs in Kenya – PMI VectorLink Kenya Project

Abt Associates

PMI VectorLink Kenya Project

County Finance Assistants

Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order 1.

Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria.

Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world.

Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.

The PMI VectorLink Kenya Project is led by Abt Associates, an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries.

The PMI VectorLink Kenya Project seeks candidates to assist in implementing in six sub counties (Rongo, Awendo, Uriri, Suna East, Suna West and Nyatike) in Migori and Eight Sub- counties (Rangwe, Homabay Township, Ndhiwa, Mbita, Rachuonyo North, Kabondo, Kasipul and Suba) in Homabay county Kenya in the following temporary positions:

NB: These positions will be on a short term contract, not more than 2 months and/or on need basis.

These include:-

Position: County Finance Assistant

Supervisor: Country Finance and Administration Manager

Location: Migori and Homabay Counties, Kenya

No Required: 2 (1 Migori and 1 Homabay)

Overall Purpose: The major purpose is to support the Country Finance and Administration Manager in collecting the required information from county sites for processing payment of sub-county spraying staff in addition to observing proper accounting procedures, systems and internal controls in Sub-county field stations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing a database of all field staff involved in the county spraying
  • Ensuring that the daily work logs are completed and submitted by team leaders and supervisors.
  • Obtains and maintains personal information from all county spray teams which is used in administering their pay e.g. ID number, telephone numbers, etc.
  • Compile team member payroll data and other records to ensure the timely and accurate disbursement of payments; calculate wages, and pay adjustments in the payroll process.
  • Assist in review of the financial data from field stations by verifying the accuracy of information/support documentations and reasonableness of costs.
  • Organize the financial document filing system for the county.
  • Ensure payments are processed in a timely manner as per the payment schedule
  • Communicate with finance clerks via email and phone to ensure information required for payments is captured and processed correctly
  • Research and resolve any payroll or vendor payment issues
  • Data entry on payroll and vendor registry
  • Provide high level of customer service to all staff and external vendors of the organization
  • Maintain strict confidentiality as it relates to all information.
  • Aid in generating ad hoc reports from multiple financial systems
  • Assist in verifying and processing of payments
  • Perform other ad hoc projects duties as assigned by supervisor

Required minimum qualifications, skills and abilities

  • Training in accounting/finance or its equivalent preferably CPA (K)
  • Additional 1 year experience working as an account clerk in a busy professional environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Knowledge of payroll processing and reporting
  • Excellent levels of numeracy and computer literacy
  • High accuracy and productivity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Financial services operations or administrative experience a plus
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to use spreadsheets and other accounting software
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and updated CV to Kenya_IRSJobs@abtassoc.com with the title of the position being applied for in the e-mail subject line e.g. “County Finance Assistant” and specify the location/ward preferred by COB Wednesday, September 12th, 2018.

Please note that where there are multiple duty locations indicated for a position advertised above, the candidate is encouraged to state the most preferred duty location in the subject line as well.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer: As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm’s values, mission, and strategies. Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.



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Migori and Homabay Counties, Kenya

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Updated: August 31, 2018 — 12:22 pm
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