Finance and Admin Assistant: TechnoServe
Deadline: 7 December 2019

Reporting Unit/Supervisor: Finance Manager
Travel: International up to _0 %, Domestic up to _10_%

TechnoServe Background
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Position Description
Payment processing – Ensure payments are processed in due time and based on appropriate documentation and approval; Ensure accurate recording of expenses in NAV for Finance Manager approval before posting; Maintain a register of staff advances and follow up on all outstanding advances; Manage the bank accounts and cash flows, following up on all outstanding items; Support the monthly financial close – Reconcile Balance sheet accounts, Bank account reconciliation; Assist the Finance Manager is preparing Management Account; discuss budget variance; Review travel expense reports and ensure that general office and travel expenses are inline with TechnoServe Policies; Maintain finance archives as per TechnoServe policy and Donor Policy; Assist in preparing for all internal and external audits; Assist in preparing financial reports; Assist with annual budgeting process; Adhere to systems and controls, make recommendations for improvements/adjustments; Any other duties within the scope of work.

Required Skills & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or ACCA/CIS/CIMA; 3-5 Years financial accounting experience preferable in an NGO environment; Working knowledge of donor compliance rules & regulations for the major donors (particularly DFID, EU & USAID); Experience of working with and reporting to international donors, in particular, experience of managing multiple budgets at the same time; An eye for detail and a concern for accuracy, together with the ability to keep sight of the broad picture; Excellent IT skills with experience of operating computer-based financial management systems. Competent to advanced level in Microsoft Excel.

To apply
Interested candidates meeting the above specifications should submit their a single word formatted document consisting of cover letter and CV applications with the position “Finance and Admin Assistant” clearly marked in the subject section of the email to: [email protected] We value all the applicants; however, due to the anticipated large volumes of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Technoserve, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.