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Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is recruiting a Finance Assistant for our Kenya country programme.


Purpose of the role: The Finance Assistant will mainly be responsible for all financial functions in Kakuma, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management. In addition he or she will be responsible for compliance with project financial and accounting processes in the field location and be responsible for creating, reviewing, updating and enforcing the project’s financial policies and procedures.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  1. Bachelor of Commerce degree ( Finance or Accounting option).
  2. CPA II certificate. 
  3. Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role preferably with an INGO. 
  4. Computer literacy skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and accounting software.
  5. Excellent oral and written English skills.
  6. Willingness to work and stay in the project area and manage long distance relationships. 
  7. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  8. Good planning and organization skills.
  9. Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment.
  10. Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet required deadlines.
  11. Ability to solve problems, crisis and conflict arising in the work environment.
  12. Ability to work with minimal supervision.


The complete job description is available here.


Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be received by 27 January, 2018. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-K is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates. AAH-K does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.



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