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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
  • North Star Alliance brings health services to mobile workers and the communities they interact with across Africa in a Blue Box. We use converted shipping containers (painted blue) to house clinics that deliver public health programmes for people with increased health risks, like truck drivers and sex workers, and primary health care to communities with limited or no access to medical services.
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    Finance Officer

    Job Description

    • Project Financial record keeping. Entering various transactions into the accounting system on a daily basis and filing all financial records appropriately in line with the filing system.
    • Ensuring that Wellness centres are well supplied in a timely manner.
    • Processing Purchase orders and payments. Ensuring that all requisite procurement procedures have been followed and the requisite support documentation is available and appropriately filed.
    • Preparing donor reports and submitting them within the stipulated deadlines.
    • Preparing internal financial reports (Budget monitoring reports, etc) on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
    • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.
    • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.
    • Maintaining the Assets register. Updating regularly and arranging for Assets verification twice a year.
    • Carrying out bank and other accounts reconciliations and preparing reconciliation statements on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
    • Ensuring that all bills and statutory deductions are paid in time to avoid penalties.
    • Arranging for physical cash counts once a quarter at the centre level.
    • Ensuring adherence to the financial procedures.
    • Participating in Budget preparation and review.
    • Maintaining Project records
    • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required and respond to any queries raised.
    • Prepare and submit statutory reports and tax returns related to project on a timely manner.
    • Maintain project staff records
    • Receive, review and file project staff time sheets
    • Prepare the project Payroll.
    • Close out project accounts upon project completion.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
    • At least 3 years’ experience in project accounting
    • Working knowledge of USG and Global Fund funded projects is a must.
    • A good understanding of the health landscape in Kenya would also be desirable.
    • Proficiency in electronic accounting systems.

    An excellent communicator with strong writing skills

    Additional Information

    Position:        One year contract – renewable
    Location:       Uasin Gishu, Kenya
    Reports to:    Finance and Human Resource Manager
    Start date:     Jan 2022
    Language:     English

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email: [email protected] on or before 10th December 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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

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