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Accountant / Bookkeeper Job in Kenya

Accountant / Bookkeeper

Deadline to Apply:21st December 2012
Start Date: 8th January 2013

UJAMAA-AFRICA, is an NGO that empowers orphan guardians, through micro-enterprise in Korogocho, Kariobangi.

We are looking to hire a bookkeeper/accountant to maintain the financial aspect of our organization, efficiently and effectively in accordance to the standards and procedures set.


·                     Bachelors degree in any accounting/ finance/ business related field.
·                     CPA (K) or other equivalent professional qualification in accounting.
·                     Proficiency in computer application packages and QuickBooks.
·                     At least 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably with a Non Governmental Organization
·                     Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
·                     Process thinker, excellent communicator, excellent interpersonal skills, high degree of integrity and professionalism.
·                     Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
·                     Ability to work in a fast paced and highly innovative environment.
·                     Ability to work in a team.
·                     Confidential, honest and diligent individual.
Key responsibilities
·                     Accurate review of all financial commitments against budgets in compliance with UJAMAA policies and procedures.
·                     Accurate and timely preparation and consolidation of financial reports.
·                     Accurate and timely preparation of reconciliation for cash, for both inter-office accounts and out of office
·                     Accurate update of payroll system and timely processing of monthly payroll and period-end statutory returns.
·                     Proper maintenance and management of all financial documents in an orderly manner.
·                     Create and follow a filing system that is simple and easy to retrieve files.
·                     Post details of the daily transactions to the existing accounting software in this case Quick Books.
·                     Prepare & compute withholding taxes and other statutory deductions in accordance to the Law.
·                     From time to time prepare periodical financial reports as requested by donors.
If you meet the above criteria, please send a detailed and updated curriculum vitae to: by 21st December, 2012 by 5 P.M.

It should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience and current remuneration and contacts of three professional references.

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