Careers At Ujamaa
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.
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.
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
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.