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Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Accounts Assistant
The job holder is responsible for the general accounting processes like processing of suppliers payments, vouchers verification and financial reporting as well as records keeping within the accounts department. The specific role of the job holder will be:

Duties

The key duties and responsibilities tasks for this position will include:

·         Assist in verification of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
·         Assist in data capture, maintenance of primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers and preparation of simple management reports;
·         Invoicing for payments by registered members;
·         Filing of statutory deductions like PAYE, NHIF and NSSF and other third party deductions.
·         Responsible for raising and verification, posting payments and encumbrances in the system accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
·         Responsible for monthly bank reconciliations;
·         Assist in preparation of financial reports, including budget execution reports, quarterly and annual financial statements, reports for Performance Contract Reporting, Reports to development partners, management reports among others;
·         May be deployed as a cashier where duties will entail receiving duly processing of payments and other duties that are performed in the cash office;
·         Extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis;
·         Ensuring security of cheques and cheque book;
·         Preparation of expenditure and authority to incur expenditure (AIE) and funding returns on quarterly basis;
·         Perform Daily Reconciliations of receipts and payments in the system;
·         Responsible for the safe custody of Board records and assets under him/her;
·         Assisting in the Boards budgeting procedures; and
·         Any other duty as may be assigned.

Qualifications

·         Graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
·         Certified Public Accountant (finalist)
·         Proficiency in Microsoft packages (Especially Ms Word and Excel)
·         Knowledge of Accounting System
Key Competiencies
·         Analytical skills
·         Report writing skills
·         Organisational skills
·         High level of integrity
·         Communications skills
·         Proactive and self-motivated
·         Team player
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Ability to meet deadlines
How to Apply
The Board is an equal-opportunity employer in keeping with its obligations under the Constitution of Kenya 2010 particularly Articles 10, 27(4) and 232, the Board encourages eligible women, persons with disabilities, those from minority and marginalized communities to apply for the above opportunities.
Candidates who canvass will be disqualified and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents; clearance certificates from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Tax Compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), certificate of good conduct, clearance certificate from the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC) and a clearance certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
Duly filled application forms, certificates and testimonials are to be forwarded to the undersigned on or before 15th January, 2018 at 1700 hrs.
The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Engineers Board of Kenya
Transcom Building, Annex, 1st Floor
P.O. Box 30324 – 00100
NAIROBI

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