NGO Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya

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NGO Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya

Reference Number: AA231017

Category: Accountancy and Finance

Grade: 4

Location: Nairobi

Country: Kenya

Summary:

JOB PURPOSE:To provide support to the finance function through the timely and accurate processing of financial and accounting data.

REPORTS TO:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Accountant

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurate and timely posting of data into the accounting system and ensure that all transactions are posted against the correct grant/ cost codes.
  • Prepare and reconcile balance sheets and profit and loss and highlight any discrepancies, variances etc. to the Accountant for resolution.
  • Process payments and grants, ensure accuracy and that all supporting documents are attached and appropriately approved and that there is no duplication of payments.
  • Generate payee lists and edit and update lists as instructed.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements for the Programme’s bank accounts
  • Log and file manual and electronic bank statements and correspondence.
  • Record assets in the general ledger and update the fixed assets register as required.
  • Participate in and carry out stock takes and physical verification of assets.
  • Participate in the internal audit reviews as required in accordance with the audit plan through provision of the required information.
  • Effectively manage and administer all departmental records and files and ensure these are accurate, up to date and easily retrievable.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPA II or ACCA II
  • 3 years of accounting experience in multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge and experience in computerised accounting systems and Microsoft applications

COMPETENCIES:

  • Book keeping and accounting skills
  • Data entry and records maintenance skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Good organisation skills
  • Team working skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proactive with the ability to prioritise and plan own work
  • Confidentiality, integrity, ability to take and follow instructions and to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and willingness to help and take on additional roles
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

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