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Womankind Kenya: Finance Officer (Garissa)

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Job Category : Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Positions Key role
This position is responsible for the Finance & Accounting function in the WOKIKE project to ensure sound Financial Practices with adequate internal controls are in place.
Key outcomes
Planning & Budgeting
• Provide input during the budgeting process for the assigned projects.
• Coordinate the planning and budgeting process to ensure quality and realistic budgets are developed
• Ensure Planning Budgeting guidelines are adhered to
• Ensure compliance with MWENDO guidelines and other standards
• Conduct financial analysis for management decision making.
• Develop realistic cash flow forecasts in line with the plans
• Participate in proposal writing and grant budget development.
• Periodically monitor and advice management on budget utilization
Financial Reporting
• Prepare financial data transactions into the Accounting System.
• Prepare and submit accurate project funding requests.
• Prepare bank reconciliation statements monthly
• Prepare financial analyses for management decision making
• prepare and submit accurate and timely financial reports.
• Management of balance sheet accounts
Cash Management
• Ensure safe custody of cash and cheque book
• Ensure maintenance of up to date records of cash disbursement.
• Cash flow management to ensure compliance with target low.
• Maintain an accurate and updated fixed assets register for the Programs/Projects.
• Ensure that assets are properly utilized and safe guarded.
• Any other duty as assigned by your supervisor.
Person Specifications and Qualifications:
  1. KCSE mean score of C+ and above
  2. Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Accounting or Finance, Business management / Administration or related degree
  3. A member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK.
  4. Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience:
  5. Knowledge of one or more accounting system
  6. Strong budgetary and financial management and analytical skills.
  7. Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  8. Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.
  9. Integrity, commitment and respect for diversity
  10. Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
  11. Computer literate
How to apply
How to Apply: Send a cover letter, CV and testimonial / Certificates to so as to reach on or before 5.00PM, 13th June 2020


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