Finance Officer

Job Description

Project Financial record keeping. Entering various transactions into the accounting system on a daily basis and filing all financial records appropriately in line with the filing system.
Ensuring that Wellness centres are well supplied in a timely manner.
Processing Purchase orders and payments. Ensuring that all requisite procurement procedures have been followed and the requisite support documentation is available and appropriately filed.
Preparing donor reports and submitting them within the stipulated deadlines.
Preparing internal financial reports (Budget monitoring reports, etc) on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.
Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.
Maintaining the Assets register. Updating regularly and arranging for Assets verification twice a year.
Carrying out bank and other accounts reconciliations and preparing reconciliation statements on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
Ensuring that all bills and statutory deductions are paid in time to avoid penalties.
Arranging for physical cash counts once a quarter at the centre level.
Ensuring adherence to the financial procedures.
Participating in Budget preparation and review.
Maintaining Project records
Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required and respond to any queries raised.
Prepare and submit statutory reports and tax returns related to project on a timely manner.
Maintain project staff records
Receive, review and file project staff time sheets
Prepare the project Payroll.
Close out project accounts upon project completion.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
At least 3 years’ experience in project accounting
Working knowledge of USG and Global Fund funded projects is a must.
A good understanding of the health landscape in Kenya would also be desirable.
Proficiency in electronic accounting systems.
An excellent communicator with strong writing skills

Additional Information

Position:        One year contract – renewable
Location:       Uasin Gishu, Kenya
Reports to:    Finance and Human Resource Manager
Start date:     Jan 2022
Language:     English


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If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) before 10th December 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About North Star Alliance

With regional offices in the Netherlands, Kenya, and South Africa, and a network of clinics in many African countries, we are always on the lookout for knowledgeable people with an interest in global health and development. At North Star Alliance, our mission is to provide hard-to-reach populations with sustainable access to high-quality health services. North Star Alliance brings health services to mobile workers and the communities they interact with across Africa in a Blue Box. We use converted shipping containers (painted blue) to house clinics that deliver public health programmes for people with increased health risks, like truck drivers and sex workers, and primary health care to communities with limited or no access to medical services.