Accountant job at Generation Action Africa
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Generation Action Africa

Deadline of this Job:
28 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Knowledge, Qualifications And Experience

• University Degree in finance related discipline – desirable
• Candidate must have completed CPA.
• At least one (1) year experience in busy finance function – Audit experience will be an added advantage
• Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft programs (Excel, PowerPoint, MS project, etc.).

Skills And Abilities
• Excellent oral/presentation skills.
• Excellent written skills in English, especially report writing.
• Strong teamwork orientation.
• Strong interpersonal and ability to communicate to people of all walks of life.
• Learning mindset.

Personal Qualities

• Self-starter with confidence and ability to drive things with minimal oversight.
• cooperative and problem-solving approach.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationship with a wide range of stakeholder.
• Commitment to respect and value equality and diversity and understanding of how this applies to own
• area of work.
• Commitment to own continuing personal and professional development.
• Demonstrate high levels of integrity and aligned with Generation vision, mission, and values.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Manage and set up income & expenditure monitoring systems; keep them under close review and make continuous improvements.
• Manage bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivables ensuring accuracy on intact.
• Oversee update of Intacct and internal systems with financial data, reconcile with payment vouchers for accuracy.
• Create control frameworks.

• Prepare monthly country financial reports and ensure timely month end close.
• Monitor expenses against budget, reconciling employees, suppliers, partners or others and record journal entries as well as ensuring timely closing of accounts.
• Tracking of Budgets and maintenance of a stable financial cash flow through monitoring and forecasts
• Ensuring all financial reporting deadlines are met with accurate and timely reporting of financial information.

• Follow up on outstanding invoices and reduce late payments to the maximum extent possible.
• Work with clients to receive payments and maintain good client relationships for Generation.

• Prepare and review requests for cash and ensure all disbursements have appropriate supporting documents and reconcile any discrepancies
• Prepare & review payment vouchers

Statutory Management

• Administer payroll
• Ensure timely filling of PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, NITA, HELB deductions

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

INTERESTED candidates please submit your applications to  attaching your latest resume and application. Shortlisting / Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled. Kindly indicate in the Email subject:

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 15-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-01-2066
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