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Assistant Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya – NGO

An NGO in Nairobi urgently require a competent Assistant Accountant.
Salary Range Kshs.40,000/=
Reporting to: The Project Manager.

Key Functions of the Accounting post

The Assistant Accountant job holder should meet the following conditions:

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 are well maintained and recorded.

Specific Accounts assistant 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
  • Must have good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Must be computer literate with good technical report writing skills
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • 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 License 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
How to apply

If you have the above qualifications submit your CV to with day time telephone numbers quoting the job title (Assistant Accountant - Ref ACA40K).

Application Deadline:  6th November 2015

Only shortlisted applicants be invited for an interview

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