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Finance Assistant

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Sr. Finance Officer, the Finance Officer is responsible for providing financial support to JhpiegoNairobi Office and related programs to ensure the smooth running of the office in Nairobi. This includeshandling day to day financial operations, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable,expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.


  1. Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field or CPA
  2. Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in finance or accounting.
  3. In-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting. Previous experience withdonor-funded projects preferred
  4. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP and internal controls
  5. Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills with professional level oral and writtenEnglish
  6. Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy.
  7. Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages

Application Process
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the email address. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.


  1. Examine financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, purchase orders e.t.c to ensure completeness,accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data.
  2.  Prepare payment vouchers and post to S2B and QBE financial system.
  3.  Ensure that accounting documents are filed on a timely basis and proper accounting records are maintainedand are compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines.
  4.  Monitor and reconcile vendor statements on monthly basis and ensures timely settlement of bills.
  5.  Implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure theintegrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Accounting; Bookkeeping; Compliance; General ledger; Financial analysis; CPA certification; GAAP
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)


Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

We are proud of our contribution to improving the health of women and children throughout the world and recognize that our leadership position in international public health is due to the excellence and dedication of our staff, both in the field and in our Baltimore headquarters.