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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.
The Finance Assistant is responsible for day-to-day financial accounting tasks at the Kenya Country office.
Application deadline: 23/10/2019 Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council Town/city: Nairobi Title: Finance Assistant (Kenyan Nationals Only) Full-time/part-time: Full-time Employment type: Contract Percentage of full-time: 100 Webcruiter ID: 4140864748
Duties and responsibilities
Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
Record all cash movements and undertake periodic cash counts
Assist in bank accounts and cashboxes reconciliations
Follow up on advances and refunds
Prepare and arrange for bank withdrawals and transfers and present for verification
Verify all invoices, vouchers and receipts and supporting documents and enter in the system as appropriate
Make all approved payments and upload all the support documents in Agresso
Maintain accurate financial and accounting files and transactions
Maintain proper filling system for all financial and accounting documents
Prepare periodic financial reports and submit for review
In liaison with the Field Finance Assistants make payments on behalf of the Area offices.
Diploma in Finance/Accounting
Certified Public Accountant level II
Experience from working with accounting in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own skills/profile
Some knowledge of English
Planning and delivering results
Working with people
Handling insecure environments Integrity
We can offer
Duty station: Nairobi
Contract period is one year with possibility of extension.
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.
*Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position*