Jhpiego Finance Officer Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures
for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

The Impact Malaria Project awarded to PSI and managed by a consortium of partners and funded by PMI / USAID, aims to reduce malaria associated morbidity and mortality.

In Kenya the project is led by Jhpiego. Impact Malaria supports malaria diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in pregnancy in 8 priority counties: Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya and Kisumu.

We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent management and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities to fill the following positions:

Finance Officer

Based in Kisumu

Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager, the Finance Officer will be responsible for providing financial support to programs to ensure the smooth running of the office.

This includes handling day to day financial operations, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.

Implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintain, monitor, and disburse funds from the bank account(s) in accordance with Jhpiego’s financial policies and procedures as outlined in the Jhpiego Finance and Accounting policies manual for country offices, QuickBooks Manual, Banking Policy, Procurement Policy and any other policies.
  • On a daily basis, review expense reports to ensure completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data before posting to financial system
  • Ensure that expense reports are filed on a timely basis and proper accounting records relating to expense reports are maintained and are compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines.
  • Review QuickBooks monthly financial reports, conduct bank reconciliation and review any other financial reports before submission to the Finance & Admin Manager.
  • Assist program team to develop annual operational budgets; review these budgets for accuracy, reasonability, completeness and donor compliance
  • Assist the Finance & Admin Manager to prepare financial reports to donor
  • Review existing internal control systems to ensure financial integrity at all times; identify weaknesses and recommend corrective actions as per the GAAPs and Jhpiego’s financial procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree ¡n Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA/ACCA II or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in finance or accounting.
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of international and USG donor agencies and private sector foundations
  • Able to effectively communicate with senior management, third party vendors, technical staff, as well as non-finance staff
  • Excellent verbal, written report, communication and presentation skills
  • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 28th September 2018.

Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.



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Kisumu

Kisumu, Kenya
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Kisumu County

Kenya

Accounting and Finance, NGO and UN

Updated: September 24, 2018 — 6:54 am
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