Accountant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Accountant

Hiring Organization: Malteser
International
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Humanitarian
Aid Organization.
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/18/2024

Malteser
International has been present in Kenya since 2001 with a focus on health,
WASH, Food Security, and livelihood programs in Nairobi, Kajiado, Marsabit, and
Turkana Counties.
Malteser International is seeking to recruit a motivated and experienced
Accountant to provide technical financial support for its programs in Kenya.
As an Accountant, you will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial
information and prepare statements, budget controls, financial reports,
projections, and utilize appropriate accounting control procedures according to
Malteser International internal policies, that include financial,
administrative and procurement guidelines. In addition, the Accountant will
build and develop partner capacities, assist in partner assessment for the
partner projects in Kenya and maintain regular communication with fund
management units of various donors to ensure good working relationships.

Your
responsibilities:

Control
of cash books from Malteser projects in Kenya according to Malteser standards

Preparation
of budget controls for Malteser Kenya projects (according to donors and
Malteser expenditures) and giving regular feedback of the same to the projects

Independent
preparation of financial reports, particularly donor reports with subsequent
authorization by management

Voucher
correction according to technical checks by ASU and regular sorting of vouchers
according to donor reports

Preparation
of internal and external cash requests for Nairobi office and interact with
internal and external auditors in completing audits

Assisting
in partner assessments and capacity building for financial matters and
conducting quarterly partner and monitoring visits for partner projects

Other
duties assigned by the management and/or direct supervisor

Your
profile:

Bachelor’s
degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance and a
recognized certificate or professional qualification in accounting, ACCA or at
least CPA Part 2 qualification

Three to
five years accounting experience and experience working with computerized
accounting and financial systems, standard spreadsheet and database programs

Demonstrated
collaborative approach including experience in working in international
environments

Ability
to prioritize work according to importance and deadlines while meeting work
demands and possesses initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision

Demonstrated
adaptability and flexibility in all aspects of work

Excellent
computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, etc.

Excellent
English oral and written language skills

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