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Young Women Christian Association(YWCA) is seeking to recruit an accountant to provide and promote financial accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of the Organization as well as to manage and update all accounts records and transactions according to the Accounting Regulations.

Application deadline: 20th August, 2021

Field of duties and responsibilities

Financial Management

  • Payroll Management
  • Ensuring tax compliance
  • Recording and Monitoring of accounts
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Processing receipts, supplier invoices and payments
  • Asset register Management

Management of Accounts receivables and Payables

  • Maintain an up to date creditors records
  • Monitor creditors accounts
  • Ensure effective and timely processing of invoices/payments

Budgeting and budget monitoring

  • Budgeting and Budget monitoring
  • Preparation of budgets
  • Review of monthly income and expenditure statements
  • Monitor budget performance

Financial Reporting

  • Preparation of Financial Reports
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports
  • Preparation of any other Ad-hoc Financial Reports to stakeholders.

Financial Audits

  • Preparation of audit schedules
  • Participate in project/organizational audits as required
  • Support audit process and provision of audit documents
  • Respond to audit queries and recommendations
  • Implement audit recommendations

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

(a) Level of Education/Academic Qualification

At least Degree in Accounting/Finance

(b) Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications

  • CPA or its equivalent
  • Competency in accounting software specifically PASTEL


(c) Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • At least six years proven experience in managing programs
  • Proven ability in Financial management of EU and USAID programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Self-driven, keen to details and with problem solving skills
  • Good organizational planning and coordination skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision


(d) Relevant Job Experience

  • Must have worked in a similar position for at least six years


(e) Terms and expression of Interest

This position is contractual and interested candidates should send their application, CV, professional and academic certificates on PDF format to recruitment@ywcakenya.org indicating Job Title, Expected Salary and Availability by close of business on 20th August 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ON A ROLLING BASIS. FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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