Finance Assistant
AHN Kenya Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
6d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

The finance assistant is responsible for supporting continuous management of financial transactions and periodic generation of management financial statements on monthly basis, quarterly basis and annual basis.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Entry level
  • Experience Length : 2 years
  • Job Description

    Africa Healthcare Network is building thefirst dialysis chain across East Africa, providing high-quality, life-savingdialysis at an affordable cost to both the local patient population andpatients from neighbouring countries, which do not have centres of their own.

    AHN brings world-class technical expertise combined with developing worldpractical operating experience to a region in dire need of quality dialysistreatment.

    In North America, over 97% of patients requiring treatment forkidney disease receive care; in East Africa, less than 5% receive care.

    AHN'sgoal is to increase access to high quality care at a lower cost to patients,delivered through a sustainable business model.

    AHN is undergoing rapid growth in Kenya andis looking for a finance assistant that will support continuous ethicalmanagement of financial transactions andwork closely with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Operations Manager and CEOto build the business.

    Duties and responsibilities

  • Executing daily transactions classificationand recording keeping using Microsoft excel.
  • Posting transactions on Quick Books basingon accrual accounting principle.
  • Updating accounts payables and receivableson Microsoft excel spreadsheets and on Quick Books, basing on payments, debitnotes and credit notes.
  • Analysing financial data using Microsoftexcel functions.
  • Maintain confidentiality when dealing withall files and correspondence
  • Facilitating preparation of monthly,quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on dailyclinical bills and trackers.
  • Support writing of progress and annualreports.
  • Support the development of information andpolicy.
  • Administrative and project liaison support.
  • Follow-up report submission and disbursementof funds.
  • Assist the due diligence processes ofpotential partners.
  • Maintain and regularly update travel plansand provide updated reports to the team.
  • Communicate with travel agencies to obtainestimated fares.
  • Reconcile travel expenditures for all teammembers and submit them for authorization and payment.
  • The post holder may additionally be calledupon to undertake any other duties and tasks appropriate to the role and levelof the position.
  • Perform any other related duties andresponsibilities as may be assigned.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Finance,Accounting or Business Administration
  • At least 2 years of experience in Finance,Accountancy or operations management
  • Strong understanding of IAS, IFRSs, ISAs andKenya tax laws.
  • Work experience in healthcare sector is aplus
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problemsolving skills
  • Experience building and maintaining customerand supplier relationships
  • Ability to work through sensitive politicalcontexts and develop strong relationships with government officials andmultilateral organizations
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectfulof local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
  • High levels of proficiency in MicrosoftWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Exceptional written and oral communicationsskills
  • Speaks fluent English and Kiswahili
  • Mode of Application

  • All eligible applicants are encouraged to submit their CVs online.
  • Ethical Concern

  • Africa Healthcare Network is an equal opportunity employer, therefore all ethical and competent applicants from all races, gender and all ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
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