Finance assistant

Job Code AHF-JB-9376F.


Minimum Requirements: Diploma in Finance, Economics and Statistics, Financial Engineering, any Finance and accounting related Major.

Experience: We dont necessarily base competency on previous experience. However, a candidate must pass a face to face interview upon selection The face to face interviews will be conducted in July. More communication will be done on this to specific candidates

About the job

As a Finance Assistant, you will provide support to the finance department by performing various administrative and financial tasks. Your role will involve assisting with financial transactions, maintaining financial records, and providing general administrative support to ensure the smooth operation of the finance function. Key responsibilities include:

1. Assisting with the processing of financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and expense reimbursements, in accordance with established procedures and policies.

2. Maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records, including filing documents, entering data into accounting software, and reconciling accounts.

3. Assisting in the preparation of financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, under the guidance of senior finance staff.

4. Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process by gathering and organizing financial data, preparing spreadsheets, and performing basic financial analysis.

5. Responding to inquiries from internal stakeholders and external vendors regarding financial transactions, invoices, and payments.

6. Assisting with the preparation of documentation and schedules for internal and external audits, and providing support as needed during audit procedures.

7. Collaborating with other departments, such as procurement and human resources, to ensure accurate and timely processing of financial transactions.

8. Providing general administrative support to the finance department, such as organizing files, scheduling meetings, and preparing correspondence.

9. Staying informed about changes in financial regulations, policies, and procedures, and ensuring compliance with relevant requirements.

Skill Requirements

1. Basic understanding of financial principles, concepts, and practices.

2. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other basic office software.

3. Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.

4. Excellent organizational and time management skills.

5. Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with colleagues.

6. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

7. Willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities.

Nairobi, Kenya
900K - 1M
Estimate sal. Per Year
  • Kindly note that if you qualify for this role, you will start working once we have officially started operations in Kenya. Currently, we are in the final steps of approvals from kenyan authorities. We estimate this will take a few months. Once you qualify, more details on reporting date and location will be communicated through your personal contacts. Success!