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Plan Senior Programs Accountant Job in Bondo Kenya

Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing management of corporate financial information, administrative systems and the provision of support to the Area Manager in enhancing accountability.

He/She will liaise with the relevant Country Office staff and the community to facilitate required processes. The incumbent will report to the Finance Manager. This position is open to Kenyan nationals only.

Key responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate management and maintenance of all financial and administrative systems and operations.
  • Support the Development Area teams and communities to effectively prepare and manage budgets
  • Facilitate the enhancement of capacities of Development Area teams in financial accounting, procurement and administration.
  • Review program documents and payments
  • Participate in Development Area Management Team decision making
  • Provide operational support within the Development Area to ensure efficient and effective financial control
  • Ensure accountability in the preparation, review, consolidation and submission of correct and complete Development Area financial reports.
  • Ensure budget processes and targets are properly documented, coordinated and monitored regularly.
  • Follow up and monitor the progress of financial audit recommendations.
  • Review program documents and payments and take responsibility for approve of all financial transactions.
  • Facilitate enhancement of capacities of Development Area team and communities in financial accounting – effectively prepare and manage budgets.
  • Strengthen the finance dept through team building, providing leadership and timely clarifications on finance issues.
  • Support Area Manager in delegated corporate administrative roles
Qualifications, experience and skills
  • A Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce or Accounts.
  • CPA (K)
  • At least 5 years accounting experience – preferably in an NGO.
  • Well versed in computerised accounting applications
  • Strong analytical planning and organisational skills
  • Good understanding of statutory requirements.
  • Strong management and co-ordination skills
  • Ability to work and fit within a team environment
  • Good administration and communication skills
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children. Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

If you meet the requirements for any of the above position and would like to be a part of it in our commitment to children, please send a detailed and updated curriculum vitae, current remuneration and contacts of three professional references, including your current/latest line manager to jobs.plankenya@plan– to be received by latest 25th August 2010.

Your email (OR ENVELOPE) should bear the title “SENIOR PROGRAMS ACCOUNTANT – BONDO OFFICE” as the subject.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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