Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Médecins Sans Frontières (Msf)

Finance Assistant

Details of the offer

Reporting to Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring effective and efficient financial administration in MSF-H Kenya and ensuring financial administration is carried out according to MSF guidelines/protocols/regulations and legislation.


Familiarize oneself with MSF OCA HQ and MSF OCA Kenya Finance policies and procedures
Initiate, Implement suggest and assist in developing additional and/or new working policies and procedures to meet the demands of an efficiently functioning accounting system for Kenya.

Finances and Bookkeeping Carry out all the accounting tasks and activities in order to ensure strict control of all expenditures and the reliability of statements and documents

File the accounting documents and enter the accounting pieces in the Accounting Software, with support from the Finance Manager

Monthly distribution, update and analysis of private expenses (Telephone and Recurring)

Cash and M-PESA Management Control and monitor Cash/M-pesa Mini-Max balances ,Implement Cash/M-pesa/Advance Management policies and procedures ensuring highest control, safety and security

Journal coding, stamping, organizing, filing and archiving respective receipts

VAT Exemption Management Promptly and Consistently follow up for VAT refunds from suppliers

Prepare monthly VAT report immediately after end month closure of accounts

Scanning of Bookkeeping to HQ Scanning BKK as per OCA BKK scanning procedure and deadline to HQ,

Monthly responses to any HQ queries regarding Bookkeeping

Stepping in for the Finance Manager and Accountant when on Annual Leave/Sick Leave/Upon Request.
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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