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Our Client is an exciting NGO Company that is Agri-Inspired and they are looking for a dynamic Finance and Admin Officer to join their team. Candidates must have a minimum of ten years of relevant professional experience in financial management or account administration.Read More

General responsibilities: Reporting to the Accountant and Financial Controller, the Finance & Admin Officer is responsible for the setup and maintenance of the entire accounting system for EU REOPENS project, including reconciliations, payroll, supporting documentation, monthly financial reporting and annual financial reporting to audit level and adherence to and in accordance with donor regulations. The FAO will be based at Head Office and must certify that all monthly, quarterly and annual reports are submitted timely and ensure that all contractual obligations are met related to objectives and outputs of the project. The FAO will be responsible for ensuring project activities are achieved within agreed budgets and according to the NGO’s internal controls, policies, standards and donor regulations. Key Duties Develop and maintain the accounting system for the projects in accordance with the Operational Manual and donor guidelines Provide information necessary for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and other financial statements as necessary; Be responsible for the implementation of accounting registration and control procedures Maintain proper control of the projects accounts. This includes but is not limited to the preparation of payments, adequate bank statements, reconciliations, documentary proof for all disbursements, and relevant documents to apply for the project account replenishment In consultation with the SAT Head Office, prepare the draft annual budget Prepare request for withdrawal of funds and all necessary documentation Prepare on the basis of information transmitted by the different partners, all contracts between the projects and contractors. Verify the accuracy of all financial data with the standard norms and record all transactions in the appropriate file; Review and verify all requests for payments from partners and prepare necessary payments. Provide backstopping and training to partners on financial issues Prepare and maintain all staff contracts and ensure adherence to labour regulations Implement code of conduct for Company staff & provide training Prepare monthly payroll and disperse payments for all staff as well as all taxes and levies. Ensure receipts and payslips are up-to-date and copies are kept in the appropriate files. Handle all labour disputes and HR issues Review and make recommendations for upgrading of the Company’s internal controls and policies in line with donor requirements and international accounting standards. Assist in developing and maintaining the Operational Manual Perform regular internal audits and compliancy checks. Verify the accuracy of all financial data with the standard norms and ensure all transactions are recorded in the appropriate files. Maintain proper control of the projects accounts in line with budgets and cashflows. Assist with logistics, procurement and general administration Carry out any other relevant assignments from the Accountant and Financial Controller.

  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Nostro

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
University degree in Finance or Accounting. A minimum of ten years of relevant professional experience in financial management or account administration working with international organizations is essential, including knowledge of EU and USAID financial procedures on procurement and contracting. Proficiency in the use of Pastel and Bellina software packages. Website development and Social media skills would be a distinct advantage
Key Skills
Commit to adhere to and respect the Standards of integrity. Commit to ensure the best implementation possible of the Standards of integrity in his/her work environment. Adhere to all Company policies. Prioritization of own work. Submission of reports to meet set deadlines. Confident presentation and facilitation skills, proven record in provision of trainings. Ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision. Good oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in using standard computer software, especially Microsoft products.

Additional Requirements

Finance and Administration Officer
Finance and Admin Manager

Our Client is a local NGO, very progressive and doing groundbreaking work in the area of treatment of depression for poor communities in the high density suburbs and rural areas. An exciting opportunity if offered for an experienced Finance Officer to join their team
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The Finance Officer is primarily responsible for overseeing the Organization’s financial management.
Major Responsibilities:
Oversee budget analysis with recommendations from Project Directors.
Review activity expenditure reports against approved budgets;
Preparation of monthly reports ensuring availability of resources or in support of project activities;
Cash management of organisation funds in receipting; banking and disbursement of funds;
Prepare and participate in donor compliance checks, reviews and audits;
Oversee management of donor grants and contracts.
Record transactions;
Ensure the authenticity of receipts;
Review project and staff travel advance payment requests to ensure sound financial management and adherence to the NGO'S finance policies and procedures;
Ensure that cash is kept safe at all times and maintain a cash journal and petty cash account;
Involved in asset count, periodic asset counts and reconciliations with the Administrator.
Develop monthly financial statements that include cash flow and balance sheets;
Work closely with RSC Accountants on grant management issues.

  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Nostro

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; <br> At least 3 years working experience in a similar position in an NGO; <br> Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, Accounting Software; <br> Knowledge in PASTEL is an added advantage; <br> Experience in managing grants a strong advantage; <br> Fluency in written and spoken English; <br> Detail oriented and organized; <br> Good judgement; <br> Initiative as well as ability to take direction and can work under pressure.<br>
Key Skills
Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
Motivated to work responsibly with little supervision;
Demonstrate la high degree of honesty and integrity;
Ability to manage confidential information;
Ability and willingness to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team;
Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, and cooperation.
Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues;
Ability to establish priorities; achieve deadlines and make sound judgements;
Proven leadership and accounting skills.

Additional Requirements

Finance Officer
Finance Manager