Finance Assistant, Community Health Officer at Catholic Medical Mission Board
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- Company: Catholic Medical Mission Board
- Location: Kenya
- State: Nairobi
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: NGO Jobs in Kenya
At Catholic Medical Mission Board, we believe in a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all.
We believe that access to quality healthcare is a basic human right. For more than 100 years, we have worked with global partners to deliver locally sustainable, quality healthcare solutions to women, children and their communities. We’re ready to make it 100 more.
We believe change starts with her.
We work tirelessly for women’s and children’s health because they are disproportionately affected by illness and poverty. We know that healthy, educated, and empowered women are better able to raise healthy, educated, and confident children, and that communities depend on their livelihoods.
- Job TypeFull Time
- Location Siaya
- Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit
CMMB’s Finance and Administration Department plays a critical role in ensuring that CMMB efficiently and effectively utilizes its resources in achieving its program goals through least cost and value for money.
The Department strives to ensure that all expenditures follow both CMMB policies, donor requirements and National laws.
Through a team of dedicated staff, the team upholds utmost integrity, honesty and love in the execution of their roles to achieve CMMB’s vision, mission and core values.
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The position will support this project.
Reporting to the Finance Officer, the Finance Assistant will provide day to day support service to the implementation of project interventions and be responsible for reviewing field expenses and liquidations from
Further, s/he will support payable and administrative functions as well as contribute to the preparation of timely donor reports.
The Finance Assistant will work closely with the Finance Officer and project team to perform the following tasks:
- Provide guidance on and implement CMMB’s financial policies and procedures and donor compliance requirements
- Record all financial transactions accurately, completely and in a timely manner in line with the Chart of Accounts through the Abila software (MIP) accounting system
- Ensure sound financial management and compliance activities of assigned grants/projects and office operational activities to include:
o Monitoring of project budgets and expenses
o Preparation of vouchers, cheques, Mpesa and EFT payments and processing of payments Invoicing/tracking of accounts receivable and cash receipts;
o Maintain, Record and Reconcile petty cash accounts
o Liquidation of employee receivables in line with manual records/expense forms from staff
o Conducting site visits and training/mentoring of project staff.
- Preparation of bank reconciliations, filing of all accounting vouchers and documents
- Ensure all financial assets are adequately recorded, safeguarded and all financial documents are securely filed
- Ensure availability of accurate, complete and timely financial information for decision making purposes by senior management
- Record, count and update the Asset and Inventory Register regularly.
- Participate in other program implementation activities and miscellaneous finance duties as required and assigned by the Finance Officer
- Bachelor’s Degree in commerce (BCOM) or Business Administration majoring in accounting or Finance.
- Professional Accountancy Qualifications (CPA II/ACCA II).
- Minimum of two years of accounting experience in a similar capacity working with NGOs on donor funded project.
- Possess a high degree of integrity, and a strong commitment to CMMB’s mission.
- Demonstrate strong inter-personal skills and the ability to transfer knowledge and visit project sites.
- Ability to function as a collaborative team player
- Proven written and verbal proficiency in English
- Hands on application of Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
- Working knowledge of Abila (Sage) accounting software will be added advantage
- Knowledge of MPESA Bulk payment System
Community Health Officer
- Job TypeFull Time
- Experience3 years
- Location Kitui
- Job Field Medical / Health
Location: Mutomo, Kitui
The Programs Department plays a critical role in achieving CMMB’s strategy around improving the lives of women and children, by leading the provision of high quality programs focused on children’s and mothers’
health, and particularly in the development and implementation of our CHAMPS model.
This team is also responsible for generating revenue from and partnering effectively with government(s), major foundations, and other major donors, and will help to position and enhance CMMB’s technical capacity and reputation in the field of global healthcare.
CMMB has been working in Kenya for almost 15 years. CMMB works to ensure that the most vulnerable populations, especially mothers and children, have access to quality services in health care, health promotion
and illness prevention.
Under the leadership of the Project Coordinator, the Community Health Officer will ensure the community-based delivery of MNCH services in CHAMPS through effective coordination and function of the community health volunteer system inter-phasing with the link health facilities.
As such, he/she will directly oversee the work of CHVs and the CHEWs while actively engaging and providing technical support to health facility management committees.
For this critical synergistic function, the incumbent will ensure routine conduct of health data feedback forums with community leadership members.
- Provide technical and hands-on support for implementation of Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement of WASH, MNCH and livelihoods interventions within the community.
- Provide technical support and supervision for implementation of quality community WASH and MNCH activities.
- Support the establishment and strengthening of systems and structures to enhance community-facility linkages in project area for improved outcomes among project beneficiaries
- Monitor the performance and reporting by community health volunteers (CHVs), community units and community focused activities towards realization of program outcomes.
- Support implementation, at community level, of evidence-based techniques and strategies to ensure quality programming in WASH, MNCH and livelihoods.
- Support the identification training needs among CHVs and other community groups, plan trainings and facilitate training sessions on the various program focus areas.
- Ensure project activities within the community is compliant with national guidelines and policies
- Develop and distribute appropriate job aids and education materials relevant to the program focus areas for community health volunteers and other targeted community groups
- Facilitate partnership meetings between facility and community health volunteers to review performance on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis at facility level.
- In liaison with the community strategy focal person and Community Health Extension Workers, provide technical support and supervision to CHVs and Community Health Committees in discharge of their mandate.
- Represent CMMB at county, sub-county and facility meetings as may be called upon.
- Minimum Qualification of a Degree in Community Development, Social Work, Social sciences, Nursing or Clinical Medicine. A Bachelor’s degree in health sciences is desirable.
- Hands on community experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination.
- Minimum of 3 years’ hands-on experience in Community Health Strategy, MNCH clinical and programming in the rural context, working with Ministry of Health.
- Excellent social mobilization skills
- Excellent coordination and networking skills including liaison with stakeholders.
- Technical expertise in critical components of integrated RMNCH and WASH.
- Must have good analytical and report writing skills.
- Experience working with an NGO is a plus.
- Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel.
- Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems and motivating community staff and partners to achieve results,
- Proposal writing will be an advantage.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to [email protected] indicating position applied for on the subject line by 24th June 2019.
Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cell phone contact.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To learn more about us, visit our website at www.cmmb.org.
A message from Bruce Wilkinson, our President and CEO
As president of CMMB, I would like to thank you for your interest in joining with us on our journey to bring healthier lives to women, children and their families worldwide. CMMB has embarked on our second century of service to the most marginalized. Our vision of a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all is at the core of who we are. We are always looking to join hands with experienced professionals who want to add their energy to our work and are so pleased you are considering CMMB as your potential employer.
These positions are critical to our mission and vision.
I welcome your interest in joining CMMB’s diverse, talented, professional and motivated team to achieve this mission.