Accountant Job in Kenya - NGO

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Accountant Job in Kenya - NGO

JOB DESCRIPTION

IDENTIFICATION
JOB TITLE 
Accountant
REPORTING TO Senior Accountant
DEPARTMENT/UNIT Finance Shared Services
DURATION OF CONTRACT Two Years (Renewable)
NUMBER OF POSITIONS Two (2)
DUTY STATION Nairobi, Kenya
 


Amref Health Africa was founded in 1957 and has since grown to become the largest Africanbased international health development organization, currently implementing more than 120 programs, directly reaching more than 12 million people across 35 African countries. Headquartered in Nairobi,
Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in ten countries in Africa and an additional eleven advocacy and fundraising offices in Europe and North America. In the spirit of Ubuntu, partnership and networking are key elements of our approach. Amref has a staff complement of over 1,500.



Amref Health Africa is driven by its vision of ‘Lasting health change in Africa’ and its mission ‘To increase sustainable health access to communities in Africa through solutions in human resources
for health, health service delivery, and investments in health’.


JOB PURPOSE
The job incumbent will provide timely, accurate and efficient accounting and financial management support to projects as well as units within the Shared Service Centre of Amref Health Africa in line with donor and corporate financial policies and procedures.


Duties & Responsibilities


KEY AREA ACTIVITIES

Management of Creditors
 Ensure effective and timely processing of invoices or other payments
in compliance to donor and government regulations.

 Reviewing of creditors’ accounts in the system and reconciling them
against creditors’ statements.

 Accurate Computation and recovery of withholding tax and value
added tax on invoices where applicable.

 Proactively respond to supplier queries as per the set departmental
timelines.


Management of Debtors
 Monitor staff and trade debtor accounts & ensure account allocations
are uptodate.

 Follow up with staff debtors to resolve any outstanding debts or
queries.

 Prepare journal vouchers to receivables accounts and ensure
information posted in the general ledger is complete, accurate and
timely.

Processing of Payments  Treasury

 Process approved supplier payments and staff advances through EFT,
cheques or Mpesa as appropriate.

Bank and Inter Ledger Reconciliations
 Prepare monthly bank and inter ledger reconciliations and ensure
outstanding entries are cleared promptly.

Cash and Bank Management
 Monitor bank balances to ensure adequacy of funds for smooth daily
operation of the bank accounts and to detect and resolve any
reconciling items.

Financial Audits

 Participate in internal and external audits by providing sample
documents and respond to audit queries.

 Support in implementation of Audit recommendations.
Financial Reporting

 Preparation of the Financial Reports for Donors and Management.
 Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual project
performance reports

 Assist in preparation of any other Adhoc Financial Reports to
stakeholders.

Budgeting and Budget Monitoring
 Assist in the development of Proposal Budgets in liaison with the
project teams.

 Assist in preparing the annual budgets in liaison with the project
teams.

 Review of monthly income and expenditure statements to monitor
the budget performances.

Other  Perform other duties assigned by the Senior Accountant and/or
Senior Finance Manager


Qualifications

Education and Professional Qualifications
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Administration, Finance, Commerce or relevant field.

 Professional qualification  CPA II or its equivalent.
Experience

 Three (3) years’ relevant experience.


Skills and Competencies

 ICT proficient, accounting and ERP software
 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Analytical and attention to details
 Good organization, planning and coordination skills
 Problem solving skills
 Team player
 Ability to work under minimal supervision


How to Apply
Interested? Please visit our website
 https://amref.org/vacancies/ to make your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter detailing why you are the best fit for this position and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Closing date will be
November 18, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment
and selection process and have not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Although Amref may use different job boards from time to time to further spread its reach for applicants, all open vacancies are published on our website under the Vacancies page and on our official social media pages. Kindly also note that official emails from
Amref Health Africa will arrive from an @amref.org address.

Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerableadults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy.                        

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