• Finance Assistant at Burn

  • Posted on: 24 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    BURN designs, manufactures, and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world.BURN has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling a high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves.Since 2013, BURN has sold 200,000+ high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized jikokoas ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,000,000+ beneficiaries save $39 million in fuel expenditures and 626,221 tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~10,000 stoves per month and intend to double sales by the end of 2017.

    Finance Assistant


    Finance Assistant Job Responsibilities

    • Ensure that finance filing systems (both hard copy and electronic) are kept up to date and maintained in an orderly manner
    • Maintain records of VAT invoices to support reporting to the KRA
    • Maintain lists of customer and vendor PINs to facilitate VAT returns
    • Conduct transactions at bank branches where BURN holds accounts as required
    • Process advance requests and expense reconciliations ensuring that adequate supporting documentation is provided
    • Follow up on outstanding advances and ensure employees know how to complete forms correctly and what supporting documentation is required
    • Carry out bank and petty cash reconciliations
    • Enter transactions into the accounting system (currently QuickBooks, but transitioning to Sage X3 in October) as required
    • Support other members of the finance team in completing month end tasks
    • Provide management with data from the accounting system as requested
    • Any other tasks as requested by line manager and senior management

    Requirements for the Finance Assistant Job

    • Formal accounting qualification such as a degree in finance/accounting, or a recognized accounting qualification (E)
    • 2-3 years’ experience working a finance department, carrying out standard accounting procedures (E)
    • Experience working with standard accounting systems such as QuickBooks (E)
    • Proven ability with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (E)
    • Ability to be exceptionally organized and be proficient at multi-tasking (E)
    • Excellent problem finding and problem-solving skills (E)
    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written (E)
    • CPA qualification (D)
    • Experience with Sage X3 ERP (D)

    (E – essential, D – desirable)

    Method of Application

    CVs to be sent to Recruitment.kenya@burnmfg.com


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