Kemri Assistant Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Kemri Assistant Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Job Dimensions:

Staffs operating at this grade range are required to take responsibility for planning their work according to the monthly accounting timetable, and grant reporting dates - liaising with their line Manager where there is any clash of priorities

The member of staff will provide financial or administrative support and advice to members of the Programme as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely posting of data into the accounting system and ensure that all transactions are posted against the correct grant/ cost codes.
  • Prepare and reconcile bank, balance sheets, supplier’s reconciliation and profit and loss and highlight any discrepancies, variances etc. to the Accountant for resolution.
  • Process payments and grants, ensure accuracy and that all supporting documents are attached and appropriately approved and that there is no duplication of payments.
  • Participate in and carry out stock takes and physical verification of assets.
  • Participate in the internal audit reviews as required in accordance with the audit plan through provision of the required information.
  • Effectively manage and administer all departmental records and files and ensure these are accurate, up to date and easily retrievable.
  • Ensuring that any system issues are reported to the Accountant
  • Ensuring that all queries that cannot be resolved are reported to the Accountant in charge or in her absence the CFO/Head of Finance
  • Taking follow up action to resolve queries relating to price, authorisation etc
  • Reporting any issues regarding posting errors, batch differences, supplier reconciliation problems to the Accountant or Head of Finance as soon as discovered
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications:
  • CPA II or ACCA II
  • 3 years of accounting experience in multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge and experience in computerised accounting systems and Microsoft applications

    Competencies:
  • Book keeping and accounting skills
  • Data entry and records maintenance skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Good organisation skills
  • Team working skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proactive with the ability to prioritise and plan own work
  • Confidentiality, integrity, ability to take and follow instructions and to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and willingness to help and take on additional roles
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

    How To Apply
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  • All applicants are required to state their current/last salary.
  • Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce Originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.
  • The application closing date is 8th April, 2019.
  • KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Direct or indirect canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • KWTRP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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