Accounting, Auditing and Finance

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ActionAid is a leading international charity. We support women and children in extreme poverty. We fight for their rights and for lasting change

Internal Auditor

Job Description and Person Specification

  • Essential knowledge & skills A strong commitment to AA’s vision, mission and values, especially the rightsbased approach and the principles of equal opportunity as outlined in AAIK
  • Code of Conduct.
  • A strong commitment to adhering to and promoting AAIK’s approach to Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, and Abuse and other Safeguarding concerns (including child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk).
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and ability to use SUN accounting system.
  • Experience in risk management and auditing of computerized systems.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • High degree of integrity and dependability.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep up to date on new developments in the audit field.
  • Proven ability to write in clear concise manner and communicate effectively orally.
  • Ability to work in sensitive environments with respect for diversity.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with officials at all levels

 Minimum Requirements

  1.  Bachelor of Commerce Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University;
  2. CPA, ACCA or other internationally recognized accounting qualification;
  3. A minimum of 3 years’ experience with risk assessment, control analysis, audit procedures and standards and the internal framework of control preferably within the non-profit sector;
  4. Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and ability to use SUN accounting system;
  5. Experience in risk management and auditing of computerized systems;
  6. High degree of integrity and dependability.

Period: 3 Months

 

Finance and Operations Lead

Job Description and Person Specification

  • Auditing awareness (ISAs), asset inventory management, payroll processing and management
  • Sound procurement knowledge and exposure, financial systems and records management & reporting.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to handle sensitive negotiations on matters affecting AAIK staff.
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong analytical/problem solving, and management of crisis, conflict and risk
  • A strong commitment to embedding feminist leadership and AAIK’s humanitarian signature.
  • A good understanding of human rights, women’s rights, and socio-economic justice
  • A strong commitment to adhering to and promoting AAIK’s approach to Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, and Abuse and other Safeguarding concerns (including child abuse and abuse of adults at-risk).
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills
  • Excellent skills in facilitation and capacity building for inter-linkages amongst staff, partners & stakeholders
  • High degree of integrity, dependability and confidentiality
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills coupled with ability to influence, negotiate, advice, mentor and train
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • High level of IT proficiency in use of SUN system, Vision, MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, and e-mail.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Commerce Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University;
  2. Have MSc or MA in Business management from a recognized University;
  3. Be a Certified Public Accountants (CPA (K)) or ACCA (final) or its equivalent;
  4. Have at least Eight (8) years working experience in financial management and accounting work in an INGO or a large organization of which at least three (3) years must have been at management position;
  5. Have experience in development and implementation of financial systems and operations;
  6. Have practical experience in donor grants management & reporting, management reporting and statutory reporting in compliance with IFRS.

Method of Application

Please send your CV and cover letter to hresources.Kenya@actionaid.org by close of business on 19th January 2023.  You are requested to highlight in the cover letter how you specifically meet the criteria for this role. ENSURE TO CLEARLY INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

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