Ujamaa Africa

Ujamaa Africa: A non governmental organization whose mission is to help AIDS orphans in sub-saharan Africa by empowering orphan caretakers through micro-enterprise.

The organization seeks to recruit a:

1. Accountant / Bookkeeper

Key responsibilities

  • Accurate review of all financial commitments against budgets in compliance with UJAMAA policies and procedures.
  • Accurate and timely preparation and consolidation of financial reports.
  • Accurate and timely preparation of reconciliation for cash, for both inter-office accounts and out of office
  • Accurate update of payroll system and timely processing of monthly payroll and period-end statutory returns.
  • Proper maintenance and management of all financial documents in an orderly manner.
  • Create and follow a filing system that is simple and easy to retrieve files.
  • Post details of the daily transactions to the existing accounting software in this case Quick Books.
  • Prepare & compute withholding taxes and other statutory deductions in accordance to the Law.
  • From time to time prepare periodical financial reports as requested by the donor.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in any accounting field, CPA (K) or other professional qualification in accounting.
  • Proficiency in computer applications packages and quickbooks.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably with a Non Governmental Organization
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Process thinker, excellent communicator, excellent interpersonal skills, high degree of integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.Confidential and honest individual.

    Send applications to: ujamaa4africa{at}gmail.com

    Application deadline: 08 December 2011

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