CREAW Accounting Jobs in Kenya

CREAW Accounting Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • CREAW is seeking applications for a reliever to the position of an Accountant.

  • The Accountant will be expected to assist the Finance Officer in managing, handling, recording and reporting on the organization’s funds and assets in a professional and efficient manner and in accordance with international financial reporting standards.

    Responsibilities

  • Receive and review field activity accountability documents for consistency, completeness and accuracy of documentation for purposes of ensuring proper posting to the correct project budget item.

  • Ensure that expenditures meet donor compliance and regulations; as well as CREAW’s financial policies and guidelines.

  • Where applicable, provide advice on ways to improve the field accounting function.

  • Ensuring that during the requisition process of the assigned donor partner accounts assigned to you are within and conform to budget lines & that accuracy is maintained in the documentation process.

  • Update the project expenses on the financial system to ensure it captures the appropriate budget codes.

  • Posting all disbursements on the Financial system and writing cheques to suppliers.

  • Assist in Preparing financial donor reports and Budgeting.

  • On a need basis conduct Capacity assessment & Due Diligence under the supervision of the Finance officer.

  • Assist in training of staff & downstream partners on grant requirements

  • Assist in preparing project audit schedule/s
    Payroll management through preparation and payment of organizational Statutory returns.

  • Submit the relevant monthly financial summaries to the Finance Officer and in her absence the Finance Manager respectively by the
    5th of every month.

  • Ensure proper filing, documentation and record keeping of all project expenditures.

  • Accompany field staff for field events, outreaches and other activities from time to time.

  • Monitor and liaise with project staff to ensure financial receipts and payments are accurately, timely and appropriately handled

  • Participate in the planning and review meetings, ensuring project staff members are kept informed in all relevant financial issues, and the preparation of timely activity reports

  • Promote transparency and accountability in the use of project resources in the field.

    Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Understanding of Na Vision Financial Management system will be an added advantage

  • Two years’ minimum experience in donor/NGO project accounting; experience in accounting for external donor-funded projects an advantage.

  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient computer and internet skills (MS Word, Excel, Explorer, and accounting software)

  • Willingness to travel to the field on occasional basis.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CREAW Accounting Jobs in Kenya




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