Finance and Administration Officer

  • Anywhere

About Talent House Ltd:

We are a leading recruitment and HR consulting firm that operates as a link between people and companies in achieving a shared purpose. We offer creative, effective and flexible solutions that not only help individuals discover their career paths but provide organizations with talent they can recruit, develop and retain.

About the role:

Our client is looking for a qualified individual to provide financial and accounting support in their operations and administration functions. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience working as a bookkeeper or accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

KRA 1: Monthly Processing

Capture monthly transactions and reconcile petty cash
Record project expenditures accurately and timeously
Prepare monthly reconciliations for all bank accounts, accounts receivables and accounts payables, and any other balance sheet accounts
Prepare monthly payroll
Monthly submission of NAPSA, and ZRA and NHIMA return
Reconcile travel and expense advances monthly
KRA 2: Financial Reports

Preparation of project financial reports
Assist in preparing for audit and liaising with auditors
Assist in the preparation and development of activity and project budgets
Preparation of accounts up to management reports
KRA 3: Financial administration

Prepare payment requisitions and receive payments
Load payments accurately on the online banking system
File and maintain all records of financial transactions and bank accounts in accordance with financial policies
Ensure that banking arrangements are adequate to support the operational activities and that all bank transactions conform to agreed procedures and are appropriately documented
Procurement of goods and services – ensure all required pre-approvals are obtained, assist with sourcing quotes
Support teams with travel arrangements and bookings
Service provider and client contract management
KRA 4: Compliance

Maintain accounting records and financial controls in accordance with organizational policy and donor requirements
Support regional/country team in adherence to accounting systems and requirements
Ensure legal and statutory compliance
File and maintain employee HR files
Desired Skills and Experience

A diploma or equivalent in accounting
Professional accounting qualification
At least 2 to 4 years of experience in financial administration/bookkeeping
Experience in processing accounts on a computerized accounting software package
Experience in processing payroll on a computerized payroll package
Debtor and creditor administration
Understanding of accounting systems and standards
Problem-solving skills
Proficient in using Excel and accounting software
Ability to work autonomously and in a team.
Specific Requirements:

Detailed and deadline-driven
Service orientation – providing support to programme/project team members
Ability to build consensus and work effectively within an international cross-departmental team

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send your CV to before the 3rd of May, 2024.

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