Accountant job at DAI Kenya - Development Alternatives, Inc
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Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

DAI Kenya - Development Alternatives, Inc

Deadline of this Job:
21 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Kisumu , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Accountant

Tasks & Responsibilities
• Prepares vendor and payroll tax forms and ensure these are submitted in a timely manner
• Prepares and submits monthly reconciliation reports for review
• Monitors and reports on partner/vendor payment schedules and obligations
• Assists in preparing information for any contractual financial reporting requirements (if applicable)
• Conducts daily reviews of backup documentation to ensure completeness, accuracy, and full compliance with DAI’s regulations
• Ensures backup documentation is uploaded to relevant system according to set deadlines
• Ensures that accounting policies and practices are carried out in accordance with the Kenyan Tax Code; activity internal controls are established and implemented in accordance with DAI policies, USAID rules/regulations, and the terms of the contract
• Initiates wire requests for field activity implementation
• Verifies vendor invoices for accuracy
• Verifies accuracy of expenses, and activity accounting codes
• Ensures accurate and timely processing of invoices, advances and reimbursements, checks, and wire transfer payments
• Performs monthly bank reconciliations and routinely monitors bank account balances
• Compiles backup documentation for all activity related transactions, and ensures completeness and appropriate review and approvals are documented, scans and uploads the backup documents in DAI archiving systems
• Responsible for maintaining file management systems for soft and hard copy documentation
• Ensures petty cash is maintained according to maximum petty cash policy, and that all petty cash procedures are followed
• Uses DAI’s Field Accounting system (FAS), cloud software for backup documentation, and DAI’s operations system (TAMIS)
• Communicates with the Finance and Operations Lead and Project Management on troubleshooting technical issues.
• Prepares project expense vouchers (for all offices) ensuring accuracy of expense coding
• Ensures that taxes are paid, tracked, recorded, and reported to Kenyan tax authorities and USAID

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at a minimum
• 8+ years of relevant experience and progressive responsibility in finance and accounting; experience working on USAID-funded activities preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge of internal controls and audit processes (e.g. procurement, local subcontract agreements, etc.)
• Demonstrated report writing skills in English is required
• Computer literate with e-mail and word processing. Excellent knowledge of MS Excel
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks and work as part of a team

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 96

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to DAI Kenya - Development Alternatives, Inc. on fs23.formsite.com to apply 


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-06-2065
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