Careers At Ujamaa


 
Ujamaa-Africa, is an NGO that promotes economic empowerment, personal security and health for vulnerable women through prevention strategies.
We are continuously carrying out fundraising efforts to sustain and scale up our interventions to new areas. We are also continually communicating with various government agencies and other NGO’s working in our field in order to facilitate productive collaborations.

current vacancies

    Accountant


     Role

We are looking for an Accountant who will be responsible for maintaining accurate, up to date and complete financial records for all financial and post transactions using Quick books. Maintain financial supporting documentations, review payment vouchers for supplier’s payments, carry out monthly Bank Reconciliations, and respond on a timely basis to all suppliers’ inquiries.

Location: Nairobi

Terms: Fixed term (1-year contract).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review partner institutions’ expenditure accounting and prepare funds Disbursements.

  • Participate in proposal development, preparing budgets and other administrative sections.

  • Prepare for project audits by continuously reviewing accounts for accuracy and provide support to auditors during project financial audits

  • Process payments and funds transfer

  • Ensure proper records management and compliance with standard accounting practices.

  • Monitor and reconcile supplier statements on regular basis and ensure timely settlement of bills.

  • Ensure accurate forecasting and budgeting of expenditure

  • Preparing project reports

  • Internal audit functions

  • Facilitate smooth external audit process

 

    Skills and Qualifications

 

  • A degree in Accounting or any business related field and professional

  • accountancy training CPA/ACCA

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience with international NGO(s)

  • Familiarity with USAID, UNICEF, DFID, Canadian Government rules and policies

  • Analytical approach to work

  • Problem-solving skills, sound technical skills, creative and initiative

  • Excellent organizational skills, detailed oriented with high degree of accuracy

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Team Player

  • Proficiency in Ms Office applications including word and excel (advanced), hands

  • on work experience with QuickBooks

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

           How to Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through our recruitment

email: recruitment@ujamaa-africa.org

Applications will be considered until April 13, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to: - The Human Resources Officer, Ujamaa Africa, and P.O Box 18265-00100 Nairobi.