Finance Officers Jobs in Kenya – USAID

USAID AFYA JUMUISHA VACANCIES

FINANCE OFFICERS

CHAK is a national Faith Based health service delivery and
program organization of the Protestant Churches in Kenya established in 1946
with presence in 45 counties in Kenya.

CHAK has emerged as a market leader and driver in HIV
prevention, care and treatment programs in Kenya, working collaboratively with
the national and the county governments to improve access to quality prevention
and service delivery and to catalyze strengthening of county health systems and
community health networks, fostering greater sustainability and self-reliance.

CHAK will be implementing a AFYA JUMUISHA USAID funded 5-year
HIV Prevention, care and treatment project in Meru, Tharaka Nithi, Embu and
Nyandarua, starting around April / May of
2021.

CHAK is therefore seeking to recruit competent, experienced and
highly skilled candidates expected to drive the project to achieve its
objectives and to act as change agents supporting a
culture of performance and accountability within the project counties.

These are competitive positions with high degree of personal
responsibility and CHAK will offer individuals competitive rewards commensurate
with their level of skills, responsibility and the market tread as follows:

FINANCE OFFICERS

Responsible for maintaining sound financial and accounting
systems and controls for the USAID funded project.

The role entails performing day to day financial accounting
tasks including, processing payments, filing and document retrieval, providing
data for report preparation and data input for support in budgeting, financial
accounting and reporting of the USAID Grant.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the key duties and
responsibilities include:

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Prepare payments and ensure timely approval and payment.

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Oversee the petty cash disbursement and ensure proper
reconciliation and replenishment.

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Prepare and process disbursement of funding for activities and
to sub-grantee following set finance procedures.

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Support travel arrangements, including collecting and processing
travel advances and expenses.

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Ensure clear audit trail of processed transactions and their
linkage to the accounting system.

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Implementation of any accounting and financial audit
recommendations.

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Support the Finance Manager in budget, accounting, and finance
activities.

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Support the Finance Manager to compile and prepare the monthly
expenditure report.

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Support the Finance Manager to ensure quarterly accruals
reporting and other financial reports to donor are prepared and submitted on
time.

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Financial Management: Monitor expenditure against approved
activity budget, Prepare budget review and pipeline analysis Review budget
allocation/reallocation requests.

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Accounting: Maintain project general Ledger account, payroll,
account payable and month-end close procedures Ensure proper use of listed and
approved chart of account codes for the AFYA Jumuisha project Ensure month end
closure of project accounting.

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Implement administrative processes, regulations, and procedures
of CHAK and USAID.

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Review invoices, documentation from vendors Seek Finance
Director approval prior to processing payment

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Audit and Compliance: Check chart of account coding for accuracy
and compliance with CHAK Financial Procedures and Policies.

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Alert Finance manager and Director and HQ-based Finance Manager
on any outstanding advances not liquidated according to CHAKs finance
procedures and policies, internal and external audit support.

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Any other reasonable duty assigned by the FM or Management.

Minimum requirements

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Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related disciplines

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent current
certification required

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At least 3 years of experience managing multi-million-dollar
USG/USAID contracts

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Knowledge of financial software applications, including
QuickBooks and pastel

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Fluency in spoken and written English

MODE OF APPLICATION

Applications with detailed Resume, Cover Letter including the
names and contacts of 3 referees should be sent to CHAK Secretariat by post or
Email using the contacts below.

The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100 GPO Nairobi
Tel. (020)4441920 / 0733-334419

Email: [email protected]

The closing date for receiving all applications is February
26th, 2021.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Disclaimer: Applicants are advised that Christian Health Association
of Kenya neither requires applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the
recruitment and selection process nor has it retained any agent in connection
with recruitment.

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