WFP Finance Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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WFP Finance Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WFP Kenya looking for “Finance Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 29, 2024.

The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries.

The WFP has published a job vacancy announcement on April 16, 2024 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Finance Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

WFP Job Vacancy 2024

Job Purpose

  • To support effective delivery of finance, budget and administration support services in order to facilitate transparent and efficient utilization of financial resources.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Assist in providing the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.
  • Monitor monthly expenditure forecasts and provide expenditure reports in order to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Monitor the sub-imprest bank and petty cash accounts regularly, to ensure that adequate funds are available and appropriately disbursed.
  • Verify vendor claims, advances and other receivables and observe appropriate procurement procedures, to ensure that suppliers are paid in a timely manner and in conformance with WFP finance rules and regulations.
  • Assist in compiling information from various sources in order to prepare reports relating to budgets, accounting, finance and statistics.
  • Retrieve, format and validate information obtained from various financial information systems and bring any discrepancy or inaccuracy to the attention of the supervisor and follow up corrective actions.
  • Perform administrative duties related to the monitoring and recording of fixed assets, spend on fuel and spare parts for vehicles and generators, to ensure that the databases are accurately updated.
  • Maintain the web-based register for all invoices and payment transfers and record paperwork, to ensure that all documents are maintained and filed in compliance with WFP standards and guidelines.
  • Monitor and record all expenses in line with the approved budget in order to ensure that correct expenditure costs are charged and payments to external suppliers, cash grants and other supplier invoices are processed in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training to other support staff, to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: 832149
  • Posted 15/04/2024 – Fixed Term – Africa,
  • Central & Eastern – Kenya – Nairobi

Qualification:

  • Completion of secondary school education. Undergraduate degree in the related functional area is desirable.
  • Languages: Fluency in oral and written in English, a second UN language (especially French) would be an advantage.
  • Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in in the area of finance and a minimum of Four (4) years in a similar role is desirable
  • Knowledge and skills: Has experience collecting and monitoring financial data on projects and programmes, assessing financial health and status, and reporting findings to senior leaders.

How to Apply WFP Finance Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=C0000168410P&career_job_req_id=832149&career_ns=job_listing&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH

The Closing Date: April 29, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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