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Finance Assistant


Nairobi, Kenya

6 days ago

Job Description

IFC Nairobi is recruiting a Finance Assistant who will be responsible for country office accounting, financial controls, monthly reporting, bank reconciliation, payroll and related activities for the Kenya country office.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Recognized professional certification on basic level (CPA, CMA, CIMA, ACCA, etc
  2. ) is a plus
  3. Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, concepts and principles, financial accounting reporting, budgeting, and cost allocations
  4. Ability to analyze and synthesize information, interpret data, retrieve information and clearly and concisely communicate result
  5. Good data mining skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Package
  6. Prior experience in ERP applications (SAP) a significant advantage
  7. Strong communication skills with the ability to prepare, present and discuss findings in written or oral form
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills and team player, with the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  9. Fluency in English is essential

Education + Experience

  1. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics with at least 4 years of working experience