Finance Assistant
Job TypeFull Time
Experience3 years
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job Summary

The Job holder will be required to assist the Finance Officer to run the finance office for all the Academy Units. He/ She will be required to ensure that the accurate preparation of financial documents, internal controls, accounting processes, and financial policies are adhered to. Manage the Student Information System application, Petty cash

Job Description/Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Action the school’s financial procedure in accordance with statutory guidelines, school and education department policy and practice.
  • Issue fee and other invoices as per approved fee schedule and in line with fee information for trips, extracurricular activities, peripatetic music lessons and other activities.
  • Record, reconcile and bank all fees and other payments on a daily basis in the school’s Finance system.
  • Issue receipts through the school’s Finance system in a timely manner
  • Follow up with debtors under the Finance Officer’s supervision.
  • Process reimbursements and caution requests under the Finance Officer’s supervision.
  • Produce reports manually and from SIS as requested by Finance Officer, CO and HTs
  • Maintain school petty cash according to approved policy and procedures, facilitate issuance and accounting of floats
    The requirements
  • Degree in Commerce or Administration
  • CPA- II
  • 3 years of experience in accounting work in a learning institution


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About Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK)

The Aga Khan Academy Nairobi is operated by Aga Khan Education Service Kenya (AKESK), a non-profit organization, with close to a hundred years’ experience operating schools in Kenya. Our first formal schools were opened in 1918, and AKESK currently operates 11 schools in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Eldoret, serving close to 5,000 students with a quality, affordable education.