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Kenya Land Alliance Accountant cum Administrator Job Re-Advertisement

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Kenya Land Alliance Is an umbrella network of organizations and individuals committed to realization of land reforms in Kenya, set up to coordinate efforts and activities of its members in land sector reforms. KLA seeks to recruit a dynamic individual to fill in the position of Accountant cum Administrative officer.
The successful candidate should have:
  • At least five years progressive experience in

    a similar position with an NGO or equivalent;
  • A Bachelors degree (Finance/Accounting) from a recognised university. A masters degree in the same field will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA-Kenya) or ACCA.
  • Experience in using financial accounting software/accounting packages including Quickbooks, SUN and Pastel and maintenance of fixed asset register.
  • An understanding of the international Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Excellent administrative skills and proven ability to draw contracts.
  • Computer literate: Word Processing, Spreadsheets (MS Office), Email, Internet.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, Fluency in English, written and spoken.
  • Ability to work under great pressure, within strict deadlines and establish priorities.
  • Ability to coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under supervision.

Reporting to the National Coordinator, the Accountant cum Administrative officer will be responsible for;
  • Development and implementation of financial and administrative systems and procedures in accordance with the standard policies to ensure efficiency in financial and administrative processes to ensure compliance.
  • Preparation of organizational budgets, programme proposal budgets and cash forecasts, monitoring actual expenditure to budgets.
  • Preparation and revision of annual budgets, financial projections and reporting within statutory deadlines.
  • Maintaining all financial records and required supporting documentation.
  • Provide appropriate financial advice and support to management and KLA board.
  • Day-to-day running of the Finance department particularly in enforcing policy requirements as well as ensuring compliance with internal controls and recommending areas for improvement.
  • Assist and provide the information required to the management team for purposes of budget preparation and compiling and maintaining records.
  • Advising partner organisations on effective financial management processes and reporting
  • Overseeing the day-to-day administration activities of the organization.
KLA is an equal opportunity employer.

The position is on contractual terms.

If you are ready for the challenge and possess the required qualifications, submit your application including a motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae including full details and telephone contacts of three referees, copies of certificates academic transcripts and testimonials in hard copies to the undersigned so as to be received by 14th April 2010

Applications can be sent by post, courier or hand delivered to:

The National Coordinator,
Kenya Land Alliance (KLA),
P.O Box 2177-20100,
C.K.Patel Building,
6th Floor, Kenyatta Avenue,

Tel: 254-051-2210398

Fax: 254- 051-2215982

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