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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

Senior Accountant

Job Ref. 1027

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT Hqs’ Chief Finance Officer, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for:-
  • Coordination of the day to day activities of the finance department;
  • Leading and guiding the reporting process;
  • Ensuring compliance with the conservancy financial policy as well as statutory financial requirements;
  • Ensuring prudent management of donor funds;
  • Ensuring conservancy operations are running smoothly and effectively.
Detailed Responsibilities include
  • Supervision of the Conservancy banking arrangements to ensure adequate liaison with principal bankers;
  • Preparation of monthly income and expenditure account and respective bank reconciliations;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective financial and accounting policies, procedures and systems for the Conservancy;
  • Providing oversight and guiding Conservancy Board;
  • Tracking expenditure from funds granted by or disbursed via Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT).
Minimum Qualification Requirements
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • At least a Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Finance and CPA (K);
  • A minimum of Five years relevant work experience;
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in computerised accounting preferably Quick Books;
  • Good financial management skills;
  • Excellent people management skills and experience;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,
 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500

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