CoMeT Kenya Accounts Assistant Jobs

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CoMeT is seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant for the Wezesha Dada project to be based in its regional office in Nairobi.

Position Summary

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for overseeing all accounting and finance activities and reporting.

Accounts Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Manage accounting functions including maintenance of general ledger, accounts payable,
    accounts receivable;
  • Implement and maintain systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions
    to ensure adherence to CoMeT’s guidelines.
  • Manage monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensuring
    accuracy of financial statements.
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
  • Draft project reports, developing program budgets and cash flows and regularly monitoring
    expenditure;
  • Preparation of monthly expenditure requests and account for project expenditure in line with
    CoMeT’s financial procedures;
  • Ensure staff adhere to CoMeT’s financial policies and procedures;
  • Any other duty assigned

Qualifications for the Accounts Assistant Job

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/ Finance Option)
  • CPA Section III
  • Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Proficient in relevant computer software
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
    Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position (preferably in an NGO set-up or busy
    working environment)
  • In absence of a degree, minimum of 3 years’ experience.

Skills & Knowledge

  • A great attitude
  • A passion for numbers, accuracy and skills in calculating figures
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick learner / Fast adaptor with high level of flexibility
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision and a sense of urgency
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and meet strict deadlines

How to Apply

Interested individuals should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) to [email protected] by 15th January 2017. The email Subject Line must show the job title “Accounts Assistant”.

CoMeT is an equal opportunity employer and women candidates are encouraged to apply

NB: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted for interviews

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