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  • Posted: Feb 22, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
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    World University Service of Canada - is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that imp...
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    Finance Assistant

    The Finance Assistant (FA) will assist in the financial administration and financial management of WUSC project activities and is expected to provide highly professional expertise in the conduct of financial affairs relating to the project. He/ She will be required to be hands-on in the financial accounting of all transactions and assist in the financial monitoring and financial reporting as required by WUSC, and key donors, as well as supporting local and international audits.

    Specific responsibilities include:

    • Prepare bank reconciliations, debtors and creditors reconciliation.
    • Timely posting of data on SAGE system.
    • Ensure reports are prepared on a timely basis.
    • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies
    • Assist with reviewing invoices and payment requests ensuring that they are adequately supported before processing payments.
    • Review and verification of financial transactions/activities/documentation for accuracy, appropriateness and completeness and ensure full compliance of financial requirements and transactions with donor rules, regulations and policies.
    • Maintain digital and physical financial records
    • Assist Senior Finance Officer in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
    • Follow up on Partners’ support: compile and check expenditures and supporting documents of project implementing partners
    • Record all transactions into the accounting system (SAGE) while ensuring proper coding as assigned with an exhaustive description of all the expenses
    • Maintain digital and physical financial records
    • Support audits commissioned by donor agencies and WUSC Ottawa.
    • Participate in internal audits of projects supported by WUSC in Kenya
    • Assist with other accounting projects

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in Finance or any business-related field
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA Part 2)
    • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in accounting or finance role
    • Proficiency in accounting packages, Microsoft Suite, and SAGE

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World University Service of Canada on to apply

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