World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance & Administration Associate in Dadaab, Kenya.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
8 February 2018
The Finance & Administration Associate will perform the following functions-
-Provide the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.
-Support the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures, and assist in setup and implementation of proper accounting procedures, systems and internal controls.
-Monitor the daily cash position in order to optimize the use of surplus cash and maximize returns on investment through the liquidity portfolio.
-Monitor the centralised registry system in order to process all payments to internal staff and invoices to external suppliers in a timely manner and in accordance with WFP standards.
-Contribute to the preparation, implementation and monitoring of budgets, monitor expenditure and budget forecasts, to ensure that relevant future funding requirements are met.
-Co-ordinate with other teams in order to ensure that all financial and administrative services are being performed efficiently and in line with the needs of the wider team.
-Monitor account balances and process financial transactions in an accurate and timely manner, to avoid the occurrence of an overdraft.
Applicants must have-
-Secondary School Education, supplemented by professional courses related to Finance, Accounting, (e.g. CPA K, ACCA) or Administration.
-University degree in Finance/Accounting, Administration or course(s) related to the area of work will an added.
-At least 6 years of progressively responsible work experience, including at least 3 years in the field of finance, accounting, budget, audit or other related field.
-Excellent experience utilising computers, including word processing, spreadsheet.