Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant

  • Post Date:May 6, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

A Non-profit making organisation based in Harare is seeking qualified applicants for a Finance Assistant position. The position will be expected to support the finance department in processing payments, acquittals, capacity building and mentoring partners in project reporting

Overall responsibilities

  • Provide accounting and finance support within the organisation;
  • Mentor & Support Sub-grantee & Implementing Partners;
  • Consolidate VAT for reimbursement;
  • Accurately record daily transactions in cash book and produce monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Handle and disburse cash funds at workshops, and ensure secure custody of cash and timely banking;
  • Process payments and prepare payment vouchers for the project;
  • Writing and distributing cheques, transfers, RTGS and other payment modes;
  • Ensure that adequate supporting documentation is obtained after payment is processed;
  • Follow up and assess acquittals from staff on outstanding supporting documentation submitted and any issues arising from submission of acquittal report;
  • Follow up and assess acquittals from project Implementing Partners on outstanding supporting documentation submitted and any issues arising from submission of acquittal report;
  • Communicate and follow up with staff and partners on outstanding supporting documentation and acquittals;
  • Processing payments and disbursements;
  • Maintaining cash book and monthly reconciliations in Pastel accounting system;
  • Filing vouchers and ensuring intactness of all supporting documents;
  • Filing of all project documents, correspondences and payment vouchers;
  • Maintenance of filing system for finance records of organisation and consortium;
  • Follow-up and review of partner acquittals.

Minimum qualification and experience

  • Degree or National Diploma or equivalent;
  • At least a 2 years’ experience in NGO sector;
  • Auditing background will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge in handling & reporting on various donor funded projects;
  • Ability to review data, identify & adjust discrepancies;
  • Ability to operate a variety of computerized programs & office equipment;
  • Good written and spoken English;
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player;
  • Clean Class 4 Drivers Licence Required.

To apply

Candidates meeting the above requirements must respond attaching CV and a motivation letter to the following email address: [email protected]

Deadline: 14 May 2021