Accountant Reliever job at Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW)

Vacancy title:
Accountant Reliever

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW)

Deadline of this Job:
16 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Accountant Reliever

Job Summary:
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

Job Description
Duties and 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.

Required qualifications and competencies:
• University Graduate in business or commerce, certified as CPA (K).
• Minimum two-year experience in NGO financial management/administration, especially in diverse donor funded programs and projects
• 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.

Desired Qualities
Have a personal commitment to work as a reliable, honest and trustworthy team member and be able to handle all sensitive (accounting or otherwise) information with the confidentiality required.
Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative team approach.
Good time management skills and be able to deliver with minimal supervision.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-08-2066
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