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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya


Job Title: Accountant
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
 
Key Relationships: Staff, Partners, Suppliers, customers and beneficiaries
Africa Community Development Media (ACDM) 

The Africa Community Development Media (ACDM) is a communication for development organization established by development workers from southern and Eastern Africa with the sole mission of harnessing the power of media for positive social transformation by promoting democracy and good governance through use of multi -media communication strategies.

Through the use of media, ACDM seeks creative and new media to promote political, environmental, economic, social and cultural development with specific focus to social justice, gender equity, political participation, good governance, civic education and various human rights and other development issues. 


It brings together professionals, the academia, the civil society, and other partners all seeking solutions for Africa and by Africa!

ACDM manages an interactive website on development issues (a web based civil society information sharing portal), has an online radio that broadcasts news, spots and features on the public agenda. 

ACDM also develops content and various infomercials such as jingles and spots; and has a TV programme. ACDM is a registered limited liability company under the Companies Act (Cap 486).

Job Purpose:
 
The Accountant will be responsible of the day to day management of administration, finance, logistics and all aspects of statutory compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·                     Prepare accurate and timely monthly management and project’s financial reports
·                     Review and make recommendations for revision of the finance policy manual
·                     Maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register
·                     Prepare accurate project and institutional budgets
·                     Maintain the office files and relevant documents including the filing of documents, physically and electronically
·                     Administration of core payroll services including processing monthly payroll and statutory and internal deductions, maintaining payroll records, issuing monthly pay slips
·                     Management of petty cash
·                     Ensure compliance with all the organization’s and partners/donors policies and procedures for financial and asset management
·                     Perform other logistical and administrative tasks within the organization’s scope of activities, as instructed by management
·                     Represent ACDM at appropriate meetings
·                     Develop and maintain close working relationships with all key stakeholders including government agencies, donors, bankers, among others
Job Specification:
·                     Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences preferably with an Accounting Training
·                     Minimum of two years experience of working in a Finance Department
·                     Experience in Office administration and/or management
·                     Demonstrated ability to manage budgets and financial systems on a significant scale in development context
·                     Knowledge of computerised accounting
·                     Computer proficiency in Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook
·                     Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with staff, partners, donors and other relevant stakeholders.
How to apply:
 
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and covering letter which should detail your skills and experiences and how they relate to the job description, to info@acdm.co.ke. 

Your covering letter should include your salary expectations and notice period/available start date.
 
Please indicate the position applied for in the subject line of the email.

Closing date for applications is on the 31st March 2013.

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