Finance Associate

Maisha Meds is hiring! We’re looking for a Finance Associate.

Join Our Team

Maisha Meds an organization dedicated to improving health care in Africa. We began full-time operations in 2017 and over the past few years has grown to support over 3million patient encounters annually across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, and Zambia with our suite of software products.  We are building the financial and technology infrastructure to enable global health funders to pay for health outcomes at the last mile, with a focus on malaria case management (and results from a RCT with UC Berkeley due out later this year), injectable contraceptives, prenatal care, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, and COVID testing and vaccination.

Our work is funded by USAID Development Innovation Ventures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, Pfizer, and others, and we are starting to build partnerships with multilateral global health funders, pharmaceutical companies, and national health insurance funds.  We use data from our point of sale software to design programs that leverage financial incentives to improve uptake of high impact health products.  And we measure our success by our ability to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for low-income patients across Africa.

Who We’re Looking For

We are looking for an enthusiastic and diligent team member who would join our operations team in Kisumu with a focus on finance. An ideal candidate has experience in Finance and Accounting. This candidate enjoys a fast-paced working environment, loves working with and interacting with team members. This candidate is a team player who will work seamlessly with the entire Maisha Meds team.

Note: This is a temporary 6 months position.


  • Manage and account for imprest disbursements and establish and maintain cash controls.
  • Prepare and reconcile imprest reports.
  • Obtain and file documents to share with the book keeper on a weekly basis , including indicating accounts to post the entries in to.
  • Advancing cash to staff for field trips/program activities on provision of relevant documentation and ensuring each advance is satisfactorily accounted for before disbursing any further amount.
  • Conduct weekly cash reconciliation with the Finance Manager and submit weekly reports to the Director of Finance for review.
  • Preparation of ETR receipts and reconciling these monthly to the sales on Quickbooks.
  • Preparation and filling of monthly statutory deductions
  • Support in the provision of documents for audit.
  • Any other finance duties that may be delegated to you through either the Director of Finance or the Finance Manager.

Maisha Meds reserves the right to adapt the work scope of the employee, in response to the company’s needs or changes in direction.


  • Degree in Bachelor of Commerce 
  • 2+ years working in Accounting
  • Having CPA II is an added advantage
  • Prior experience working with Excel and Quickbooks.
  • Humility, empathy, and a sense of humor. We are a small team that cares deeply about our work, and it is essential that we work well together.

Why You Should Join Us

  • On a roll: Doubling year over year with new funding partnerships soon to be announced and recent expansion into Uganda, Nigeria, and Ethiopia
  • Great team: Founded, managed and backed by successful veterans of Stanford School of Medicine, Google, mPharma, I&M bank.  We have technologists, clinicians, and economists working side by side to solve difficult problems.
  • Great funders: We’re backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID Development Innovation Ventures, CIFF, WHO FIND, and Pfizer to pay for healthcare on behalf of patients, with others to be announced soon.
  • Huge market: Disrupting a massive, growing $50+ billion market for healthcare payments for low-income patients, with a focus on paying for health outcomes to ensure patients get better.
  • Great customers: Create incentives that ensure our nurses, pharmacists, and clinicians provide excellent care and pay them when this happens.
  • Impact: A fun and exciting start-up culture that empowers its people to make a huge impact.

Deadline for application is 13th September 2022.

Apply here!