African Population and Health Research Center Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

African Population and Health Research Center Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya


  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit organization that carries out high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

  • The Center seeks to recruit an Accounts Assistant to work within its Finance Unit.

    Duties/Responsibilities

  • Code and post transactions into the financial system ensuring adherence to financial procedures;

  • Prepare bank reconciliations;

  • Make inquiries on matters pertaining to bank accounts;

  • Ensure payment documents are properly supported and duly approved prior to posting;

  • Provide support for financial transactions for project reporting;

  • Provide financial information for planning, budgets and status on program activities;

  • Maintain the fixed assets register;

  • Make payment for VAT and withholding tax, ensure returns are filed per statutory requirements and process VAT accounts reconciliations; and

  • Ensure proper records management and compliance with both internal and external requirements.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;

  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA II) or Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) equivalent;

  • At least 1 year’s post qualification experience;

  • Strong computer skills and exposure to ERPs;

  • Strong analytical
    skills

  • Superior communications skills, verbal and written, including the ability to engage effectively with staff at all levels;

  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion;

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines;

  • Demonstrated strong moral and ethical foundation; and

  • Must have a high level of initiative and ability to work independently.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by email to

  • jobs@aphrc.org with the subject ‘Accounts Assistant’ by January 17, 2020.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Cover letters should be addressed to:

    The Human Resources Officer

    African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

    APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

    P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi


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