World Vision Kenya Grant Accountant Payable - Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Kenya Grant Accountant Payable - Jobs in Kenya

  • With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
    Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

    Key Responsibilities:

    Main Responsibilities

    Processing of financial payments
    •Ensure timely processing of payments to service providers
    •Timely facilitation of staff with advance requests for smooth operations
    •Review M-pesa requests from the various requesters for completeness of documentation.
    •Validate M-pesa requests using Safaricom portal, make necessary corrections in liaison with the requestors
    •File the final payment reports from Safaricom portal

    Financial management and staff support
    •Manage and address service providers' queries with regards to payments
    •Process petty cash requests as needed
    •Analyze and submit exempted taxes (VAT) for refund based on donor guidelines.
    •Build capacity of staff and service providers on payment system requirements and changes.
    •Prepare timely invoices for submission to the donor
    •Timely and accurate booking of received income

    Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts
    •Undertake reconciliation of receivable and payables accounts for the program:
    •Constantly monitor balance sheet account balances
    •Follow up for timely accounting and facilitate booking of staff advances.
    •Match transaction amounts in the balance sheet accounts
    •Prepare monthly reconciliation statements for the balance sheet accounts

    Risk Management

    •Identify risks associated with the role for inclusion in Riskconnect
    and advice on mitigation measures.
    •Support grant project audits according to the donor requirements.
    •Support timely implementation of findings and recommendations from audits and various accountability mechanisms
    •Ensure the grant operate within WV internal control systems to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.
    •Actively participating in project start up workshops to ensure financial aspect of projects are fully understood.
    •Others : Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designee

    Qualification & Skills
    •Minimum 4 years of relevant accounting experience
    •Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
    •Experience in electronic payments and mobile money transactions
    •Knowledgeable on US grant financial management
    •Advanced excel and analytical skills
    •Minimum of a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting/ Finance, Economics or Business related field from a recognized university
    •Professional qualifications in CPA (K) or ACCA finalist
    •Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred
    •Knowledge and experience in ERP.
    •Experience working for an INGO is preferred

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Kenya Grant Accountant Payable Jobs in Kenya

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