FINANCE/ADMINISTRATVE ASSISTANT – GARISSA, Pact


Promising Career Opportunity
FINANCE/ADMINISTRATVE ASSISTANT – GARISSA

Pact’s mission is to build empowered communities, effective governments and responsible organizations that give people an opportunity for a better life. We do this by strengthening the capacity of organizations and institutions to be good service providers, represent their stakeholders, network with others for learning and knowledge sharing, and advocate for social, economic and environmental justice. Interdependence, responsible stewardship, inclusion of vulnerable groups, and respect for local ownership and knowledge are core values across all our programs.
Job Purpose
Pact’s Kenya office seeks to hire a Finance/Admin. Assistant to be based in the Garissa Office to provide an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and experience they have acquired. This position reports to the Senior Finance Officer based in Nairobi.
Functions and Responsibilities:
• Receive and process all cash advances on time and arrange for bank runs in coordination with the Finance Officer to ensure cash is availed to staff and sub recipients on a timely basis.
• Receive and examine payment requests supporting documents
• Assist with recording invoices into the accounting system
• Follow up on positing of captured invoices for timely payment processing
• Processing all payment requests submitted from suppliers and staff
• Maintain an unpaid invoices file
• Ensure that all recurrent invoices and utility bills are paid on time
• Recording and updating financial books of accounts with payments
• Record grant liquidations after review by Finance Officer
• Assist in preparation of journals
• Assist in processing staff liquidations
• Reviewing of supplier reconciliation/accounts payable and ensure accounts payable are up to date
• Filing all financial documents
• Assist in the production of monthly financial reports
• Other duties as requested by the supervisor
III. Person Specification
EDUCATION
▪ A Bachelor’s degree in commerce or any other related field
▪ CPA at least Part 1
▪ One to two years of experience in accounting
COMPETENCIES
▪ Integrity, commitment to learning and reliable
▪ Team player
▪ Respect for people of all cultures
▪ Good command in English both written and verbal
▪ Computer literate
How to apply:
Interested applicants fulfilling the minimum requirements are invited to send their application
letter and CV to kenyahr@pactworld.org indicating “Finance/Admin. Assistant” on the
subject line.
Deadline for applications: May 18th, 2018
Pact is an equal opportunities employer.