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  • Posted: Mar 19, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 24, 2021
  • Islamic Relief Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation that provides development programs and humanitarian relief around the globe, regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief.
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    Finance Assistants Garissa and Wajir


    To assist in finance related tasks in line with agreed and accepted IR financial practices and procedures.


    To maintain the petty cash, Bank, prepare vouchers, record transactions and petty cash reconciliation, get approval and maintain filing.




    • Preparation of and vouching of transaction supporting documentations as required by Islamic Relief procedures.
    • Writing of cheques
    • Issuing cheques to suppliers.
    • Ensure all transactions are adequately supported prior to payment.**
    • Ensure that all vouchers are well approved


    • Reconciling Banks for Garissa Office and also keep updated record for the bank account.
    • Recording of petty cash transactions and cash book maintenance. Ensure reconciliation of the petty cash balance daily and to get it approved by the finance officer.



    • Preparation of monthly field reports and submits to the finance manager.
    • Preparation of monthly funds request and submit to the Country office.


    • Maintenance of the financial filing, and ensuring that copies are maintained at the end of each project and ensuring adequate archiving.
    • Perform any other duties as requested by his/her line manager subject to comply and not conflict with the above.
    • Ensure that all necessary documents are appropriately filled.


    • Bachelor in Business management (finance option) or related field
    • At least 3 years’ experience in Finance Management in NGO set-up
    • Effective IT Skills (Word & Excel).
    • Communication, tact and negotiation skills.
    • Problem solving.
    • Flexible and patient.
    • Fluent in Written and spoken English.

    Personal requirements

    • Ability to cope with stress, and live in environment with very basic living condition
    • Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and diplomatic skills
    • Flexibility to respond to changing nature of humanitarian context and operational difficulties
    • Excellent analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity
    • Ability to plan ahead and output oriented (pro-active)
    • Ability to adhere to deadlines and respect line management
    • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of IR Kenya

    Method of Application

    Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application to by Thursday, 24th March 2021.

    Please note that this is an urgent recruitment, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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