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Accountant Job in Kenya - KCCB

General Secretariat – Accountant

Accountant

Overall Purpose of the Job

Maintenance of financial records, budgets, monitoring and reporting on donor project funds

Duties

  • To plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives; coordinates and integrates all activities toward achievement of established goals and objectives,
  • To ensure all functions and programs under charge are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and ensuring sound fiscal control;
  • To prepare fiscal documentation regarding accounting activities, e.g., weekly, monthly and annual reports,
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts for all funds,
  • To plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records; conducts year-end closing process; provides information to financial auditors; conducts standard internal audits of various accounting records;
  • To ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles; ensures maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work,
  • To evaluate receipts, expenditure forms, purchase orders, distributions, and disbursement orders for the purpose of ensuring compliance with policies,
  • To perform verification and reconciliation tasks for invoices/ receipts/ balances according to department checks and balances procedures,
  • Ensure proper set up and running of accounting systems,
  • Preparation and Compilation and combination of donor financial reports as per guidelines,
  • Preparation of the audit files

Qualifications

  • Has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree Accounting option or its equivalent.
  • Has a minimum of CPA K professional qualification, a registered member of ICPAK;
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS Word
  • Knowledge of having handled an accounting program e.g. pastel

Performance Indicators

  • Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #3 above

Personal Traits

  • Proven problem solver with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Has good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organizational Skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • A good knowledge of social teachings of the Church and Ethical principles
  • Integrity
  • Analytical skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Result oriented
  • Attention to details

How To Apply

Applications should be addressed to:-

General Secretary
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – General Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800
Nairobi

Email to hr@catholicchurch.or.ke

Applications must reach us on or before 11th March 2022

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