NCCK Jobs 2017 Camp Accounting (Dadaab)


Camp Accounting Jobs at NCCK

Location: Dadaab Refugee Camp

NCCK, an umbrella organization for Protestant Churches and Christian Organizations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position:

Camp Accounting Job Duties and Responsibilities

Prudent Management of project funds

  • Prepare weekly cash flow forecasts against project needs and budget
  • Prepare cash request on the basis of planned activities, expenditure and commitments as per budget lines
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations on or before 10th of every month
  • Conduct monthly cash count and prepare cash certificates
  • Verify authenticity of various payments, ensuring proper authorization, support documentation and accounting to appropriate budget lines.
  • Act as bank Agent in the operation of NCCK/RSP Bank accounts in Dadaab.
  • Custodian of the Camp accountable documents
  • Disburse fully authorized floats for planned activities and follow-up accountability of the same within 48 hours of completing such activities
  • Ensure spending within the budget lines by the project implementers
  • Ensure that payments to incentive workers are fully supported and signed by recipients.

Maintain Records and books of accounts related to Refugee Services Programmes in Dadaab.

  • Ensure timely keying in of programme accounting data into the software.
  • Review float returns made and ensure that they are accurate, complete, properly supported, analyzed and coded against the budget.
  • Ensure all expenditure returns are properly captured and posted in respective budget codes.
  • Ensure proper and sequenced filing of all accounting payment vouchers, supporting documents and Petty cash reimbursements

Asset Management

  • Ensure that all Camp assets are well secured and coded
  • Ensure maintenance of an up to date asset listing stating the location/user
  • Ensure proper handing over and safe custody of the assets upon staff transition
  • Ensure disposal of assets is in line with NCCK and UNHCR disposal policy

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare timely Implementing Partner Financial Report (IPFR) as per the donor guidelines
  • Prepare monthly General Ledger for updating the Head Office accounting system.
  • Prepare budget vs. actual monthly income and expenditure report to head office as part of the monthly management Accounts for the Camp.
  • Participate in budget preparation for the Camp.
  • Facilitate smooth external audit and verification of the projects
  • Facilitate monthly reconciliation of the Camp float account with Head Office

Liaison Role

  • Liaise with Camp Coordinator on all Project expenditure and cash flows
  • Liaise with UNHCR, NCCK Dadaab office and Head Office management on all financial matters of the project.
  • Liaise with the Head Office RSP accountant and Senior Programmes Account on all financial matters.
  • Attend seminars and meetings related to project work as may be requested.

Leadership Roles

  • Provide leadership in financial management and stewardship.
  • Carry out occasional visits to project implementation sites as it may be necessary to confirm the activities and stock take.
  • Provide Leadership to the Assistant Accountant
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications for the Camp Accounting Job

  • Level of Education/Academic Qualification
  • At least Form IV – KCSE or equivalent.
  • Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications
  • Part qualification professional accounting qualifications – At least CPA II
  • Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience in computerized accounting system.
  • Must be flexible and versatile.
  • Work under minimum supervision
  • At least 2 year’s experience in a similar position.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download), fill it out and send it via email to [email protected] before 12.00 Noon on 1st April 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.