Talent House Ltd
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3 months ago

Finance and Admin Officer

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About Talent House Ltd:

We are a leading recruitment and HR consulting firm that operates as a link between people and companies in achieving a shared purpose. We offer creative, effective and flexible solutions that not only help individuals discover their career paths but provide organizations with talent they can recruit, develop and retain.

About the role:

Our client is looking for a qualified individual to provide financial and accounting support in their operations and administration functions. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience working as a bookkeeper or accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

KRA 1: Monthly Processing

Capture monthly transactions and reconcile petty cash

Record project expenditures accurately and timeously

Prepare monthly reconciliations for all bank accounts, accounts receivables and accounts payables, and any other balance sheet accounts

Prepare monthly payroll

Monthly submission of NAPSA, and ZRA and NHIMA return

Reconcile travel and expense advances monthly

KRA 2: Financial Reports

Preparation of project financial reports

Assist in preparing for audit and liaising with auditors

Assist in the preparation and development of activity and project budgets

Preparation of accounts up to management reports

KRA 3: Financial administration

Prepare payment requisitions and receive payments

Load payments accurately on the online banking system

File and maintain all records of financial transactions and bank accounts in accordance with financial policies

Ensure that banking arrangements are adequate to support the operational activities and that all bank transactions conform to agreed procedures and are appropriately documented

Procurement of goods and services – ensure all required pre-approvals are obtained, assist with sourcing quotes

Support teams with travel arrangements and bookings

Service provider and client contract management

KRA 4: Compliance

Maintain accounting records and financial controls in accordance with organizational policy and donor requirements

Support regional/country team in adherence to accounting systems and requirements

Ensure legal and statutory compliance

File and maintain employee HR files

Desired Skills and Experience

A diploma or equivalent in accounting

Professional accounting qualification

At least 2 to 4 years of experience in financial administration/bookkeeping

Experience in processing accounts on a computerized accounting software package

Experience in processing payroll on a computerized payroll package

Debtor and creditor administration

Understanding of accounting systems and standards

Problem-solving skills

Proficient in using Excel and accounting software

Ability to work autonomously and in a team.

Specific Requirements:

Detailed and deadline-driven

Service orientation – providing support to programme/project team members

Ability to build consensus and work effectively within an international cross-departmental team


The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Application deadline
3 May 15:00