Monday, 18 December 2017

Graduate Finance Assistant


A firm in the trade and services sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role
Summary of Position
The position holder will assist the Finance Manager and Officer in their daily and routine financial operations
Specific Responsibilities:
Assist the finance officer in capturing all financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner for the purpose of generating management and donor reports.
  • Recording of tractions in the appropriate registers
  • Ensuring appropriate filling and documentation of activity proposals submitted to the finance department
  • Ensuring that all transactions paid and posted to the QuickBooks accounting systems are stamped appropriately
  • Assist the Finance Officer in tracking the employee advances on monthly basis and following up on the recovery process or management action
  • Participate in monthly closeout procedures such as bank accounts reconciliations
  • Assist the finance department in undertaking reconciliation of all balanced sheet items periodically and ensure that all the accounts are kept current and all reconciling items identified are reconciled.
  • Assisting the Finance Department in the preparation of annual financial statements and timely completion of annual audits.
Qualifications and Skills

  • Candidates should be holders of a University degree in Accounting or Financial Management. With at least 1-2 years of work experience
  • Experience in QuickBooks software implementation.
  • Experience in Global Fund project management and administration will be an added advantage.
  • Analytical capacity and experience in finance planning and reporting.
  • Computer skills (MS Office), knowledge of basic accounting and grant management software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to learn quickly and expand scope of functions.
  • Integrity, professional discretion and ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to assume ultimate responsibility and work under pressure.