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Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Mpeketoni Environment Conservation and Beautification Youth Group (MECOBY) with funding from the Community Environment Facility (CEF II) of the Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF), which is a trust of the European Union and the Government of Kenya, will be implementing a Three-year project titled “Mpeketoni Environmental Conservation Initiatives for Sustainable Livelihoods”.

We are looking for a candidate to fill the position of an 
Accounts Assistant

Key Functions

Ensure that the Project operations are supported by efficient and effective financial management systems and procedures and that all funds are properly utilized and accounted for and project assets well maintained and recorded.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of cheque and cash payment vouchers, taking them for authority to pay and issuing out cheques.
  • Procurement of standard items and consumables for the project office
  • Handling all project daily cash transactions and keeping petty cash float.
  • Maintenance of stores ledger
  • Maintenance of capital (asset) items inventory
  • Responsible for the processing of payroll for the project
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Handling the payments of statutory and other payroll deductions and filing annual returns to the relevant government bodies
  • Doing banking duties and collecting funds for project activities.
  • Assist in the handling all Insurance matters as relates to project assets
  • Support project manager in management of community project
  • CPA Part 1, with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in fully computerized environment Or
  • CPA Part 2, with a minimum of 1 years relevant experience.
Other Qualifications
  • Computer trained – Microsoft based software
  • Valid riding Licence will be an added advantage
Station & contract period
  • Fixed term position for two years with the possibility of extensions subject to performance and availability of funding
  • Project-based
If you have the above qualifications submit your application to:

The PIC Chairman
P.O. Box 155 - 80503

Email – or

Application together with a detailed CV and testimonials with day time telephone number and email address must be received on or before 11.04.2012 at Zinduka Afrika Office (Mtandao Building, above Kenya Women Finance Trust – Mpeketoni), or posted through the above address box or by emails above.

Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

A successful candidate is expected to commence work on 1st May 2012.

N/B: Candidates from Lamu County are encouraged to apply as this will be an added advantage

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