Job Title: Assistant
Hiring Organization: KEMRI-Wellcome
Trust Research Programme
Location – Locality: Mombasa
Location – Region: Kenya
Job Type: Full
Date Posted: 01/26/2024
provide support to the finance function by recording fixed assets transactions
on timely basis, maintaining an accurate fixed assets register and performing
Fixed Assets physical verification according to KWTRP finance policy.
degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
fixed assets by creating and supervising a system of procedures, forms, and
any updates to accounting policies affecting fixed assets to management.
tag numbers to fixed assets to effectively track them from time to time.
the accounting system newly acquired fixed assets.
all expense general ledger accounts and passing the appropriate journal entries
to ensure that capital items are not expensed.
disposal of obsolete fixed assets in conjunction with the procurement team and
passing the requisite journals to record the disposals in the FMS.
compile, and record project costs in fixed asset accounts; close out the
accounts at the completion of the projects.
reconciliation of fixed asset ledger balance with the general ledger
with various departmental asset custodians to reconcile assets and update the
depreciation calculation for all fixed assets.
revision and update on the detailed schedule of accumulated depreciation and
periodic reviews on intangible assets’ impairment.
assets movements by ensuring all transfers are initiated and completed online
to have an accurate asset register.
physical verification of fixed assets as per policy and reconcile to the asset
Fixed Assets management reports
fixed asset related audit schedules, and collaborate with auditors on their
communicate Fixed assets policy and procedures to staff
all assets-related documentation.
of the WIP movement from start of the project until completion.
Financial Accountant to ensure that all assets are insured by preparing a
schedule of fixed assets for insurance renewal every financial year and
subsequently send any new asset acquisition to the insurer for addition to
insurance claims for lost or damaged assets as per insurance policy.
task allocated by Head the of Department/Supervisor
of CPA II or ACCA II
3 years of wide-ranging work experience in a finance office.
knowledge and experience in computerized accounting systems.
knowledge of Fixed Assets management an added advantage.
to meet assigned deadlines, support team members & uphold team spirit.
high levels of integrity and confidentiality
interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Organizational, planning and administrative skills
attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
with the ability to work diverse teams