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Accountant Job in Kenya

Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.

The successful candidate will be required to implement the corporate financial, grants and payroll processes and consolidation of country reports and capacity development of CBO/partners in financial accounting.

The position reports to the Senior Accountant.

Key responsibilities
  • Accurate review of all financial commitments against budgets and in compliance with Plan policies and procedures.
  • Accurate and timely processing of all financial transactions
  • Accurate and timely preparation and consolidation of financial reports.
  • Accurate and timely preparation of reconciliation for cash, payroll, receivables, payables and inter-office accounts.
  • Enhance financial capacity of CBO/Partners and provide timely support to field staff.
  • Proper maintenance and management of all financial documents.
  • Accurate verification and reporting of physical existence of assets
  • Timely execution of financial period-end processes.
  • Accurate update of payroll system and timely processing of monthly payroll and period-end statutory returns.
  • Accurate and timely preparation and review of staff separation benefits.
  • Accurate management of grants in the corporate systems
Qualifications, experience and skills 
  • CPA (K) or other professional qualification in accounting
  • At least 3 years accounting experience – preferably in an NGO
  • Well versed in computerised accounting applications
  • Ability to work and fit within a team environment
  • Acts with high degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Good communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong planning, organisational and analytical skills
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children. 

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

How to apply:

If you meet the requirements for any of the above positions and would like to be a part of it in our commitment to children, please send a detailed and updated curriculum vitae, current remuneration and contacts of three professional references, including you current/latest line manager to jobs.plankenya@plan–, to be received by latest 08th December 2011.

Your email (or envelope) should bear the job title of the position you are applying for as the subject.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website 

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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