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Accounts Assistant Internship in Kenya - NGO

Farm Concern International, FCI, is an Africa-wide agri-market development agency specialized in; i) Value Chain Analysis, ii) Profitable Smallholder Commercialization and iii) Market Access iv) Capacity Development v) Enterprise Incubation & Graduation.

Our experiential journey spans over almost a decade and a half, with scaling up having been rolled out in over 24 countries in Africa, impacting 18 million smallholder farmers and agro-pastoralists.
Accounts Assistant Intern
Ref: FCI – HR-001-2018

Responsibilities
1.  Account payables
·         Make payments to utilities and suppliers and maintain accounts for creditors
·         Enter all transactions into the accounting system (ERP) identify the proper account codes for each transaction.
·         Receive and process all invoices, expense reports and requests for payment.
·         Process statutory deductions of NSSF, NHIF and PAYE and remit as per set timelines.
·         Collect and verify timesheets, check for project codes and approvals.
·         Verify expense reports and ensure timely payment of travel advances / settlement of expenses
·         Ensure full verification and reconciliation of payables
2.          Accounts Receivable
·         Assist in the billing and invoicing of donors and partners
·         Verify status of payments with clients and banks
·         Ensure full verification and reconciliation of receivables
3.          Cash Management and Banking
·         Ensure that petty cash is managed efficiently and controls are observed
·         Verify petty cash vouchers and field expenses
·         Ensure full verification and reconciliation of bank statements
4.          Audit, Annual Accounts and Tax Returns
·         Assist with tax computations and tax returns for all categories of tax.
·         Assist in financial and statutory reporting
·         Act as a custodian of accounting records, ledgers, revenues and operating expenses.

·         Assist in the preparation of the Fixed Asset Register and inventory control
·         Assist in preparation of accounts and other documentation for external audit.
·         Assist in internal audit process and compliance with administrative controls.
·         Ensure all taxation and legislative requirements are complied with at all times.
5.          Project Support
·         Assist in preparation of project budgets
·         Provide project financial reports and statements to programme team as required
·         Assist project managers in the financial management of projects
·         Assist in the management of project assets
Requirements
·         A professional accounting qualification – CPA(K)
·         At least one years’ experiences in accounting
·         Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Packages (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and good report writing skills.
·         High proficient with proven analytical skills.
·         Demonstrated ability in financial statements analysis with attention to detail and accuracy.
·         Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while juggling and coordinating multiple/conflicting priorities and deadlines.
·         Good written and spoken English & Kiswahili.
·         Ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment.
How to Apply
Applications including a detailed curriculum vitae and references should be sent to the hr@farmconcern.org.
The shortlisting will be ongoing as applications are received.
Farm Concern International is an Equal opportunity employer

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