Finance Specialist

Job Summary:

The Regional Finance Specialist is responsible for day-to-day book-keeping, payment processing and filing of financial records. This position reports to the Africa Regional Office Finance Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Essential Duties:

  • Enter financial data into the financial system daily.
  • Process payments to vendors, consultants, subcontractors, and staff, and reconcile staff and third-party accounts monthly.
  • Support employees travel advances and expense reports settlements, follow up with respective staff to verify the accuracy and completeness. Track and monitor aging advances.
  • Monitor prepaid card balances and reconcile to bank balances.
  • Prepare journal vouchers or adjusting entries and ensure necessary reviews and approvals.
  • Provide support in compiling and submission of the monthly financial reports package.
  • Prepare relevant journal vouchers in timely manner to address monthly financial reporting compliance issues raised by the Regional Office/Compliance team.
  • Maintain the filing system for financial records.
  • Conducts other general accounting duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional desired qualifications

  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) or significant progress toward obtainment of designation preferred.
  • Experience in computerized accounting systems
  • Working knowledge of Excel

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to obtain proper security clearances as noted by contracts

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