Accountant job at Palladium International
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Palladium International

Deadline of this Job:
09 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Roles and Responsibilities:
General Responsibilities

• Liaise with the home office’s Accounting department, Project Specialist, and Case Leader, etc. to manage and troubleshoot project accounting issues as they may arise
• Reconcile project accounting and provide back-up documentation of all financial transactions into monthly accounting package to home office
• Establish and maintain electronic accounting tracking mechanisms, per Palladium and USAID accounting standards.
• Conduct monthly audits of local expenditures as reported by the Field Office, including local bank reconciliation and US dollar expenses
• Review all local expenses for billing purposes
• Produce accurate and timely financial reports
• Maintain all accounting records
• Act as first point of contact with local bank
• Monitor vendor invoices and disburse payments upon approval of the COP

Budget Management
• Oversee finance and accounting procedures
• Review monthly budget reports to ensure accuracy
• Indicate project activity numbers for billings and expenses so that Project Specialist can input into budget tracking tool
• Prepare monthly cash forecasts for COP’s review and approval

• Oversee the financial aspect of procurement of goods and services for the project, ensuring compliance with Palladium and USAID policies
• Review invoices for local services for the project

Position Requirements:
• 3 years of experience in finance and accounting, BA preferred.
• Experience with USAID accounting/financial procedures preferred.
• Microsoft office suite proficiency and the ability to operate spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level
• Proactive problem-solving, decision-making and good judgment skills
• Demonstrated ability and commitment to manage confidential information
• Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities
• Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
• Ability to communicate effectively with managers, colleagues, service providers and clients
• Professional and mature demeanor and conduct

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

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: 09 March 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 23-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-02-2067
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