Accountant job at Shamiri Institute
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Shamiri Institute

Deadline of this Job:
27 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The accountant's primary responsibility is to provide leadership on grant budgeting, management, and the facilitation of efficeint financial management within the Operations team at Shamiri.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, & Skills
Grant Management & Accounting
• Ensure that all policies and procedures follow Kenyan laws and/or funding source requirements and that all such laws and requirement are respected and consistently followed.
• Provide support for institutional and donor specific budget development and financial reporting
• Ensure strict adherence to donor contracts, fulfil financial guidelines for each donor though accurate and timely reporting and reliable fianncial records for future reference.
• Ensure timely preparation and dissemination of donor/grant expenditure reports internall for informed decision making.
Financial Management
• Assists in preparation of annual institution audits as well as project specific audits.
• Support prudent resource management by expenditure verification from receipts received, float refunds, etc. and ensure that budget and expenditure reports are sent out to program teams within the stipulated timelines.
• Maintain and file records of expenditure, process invoices and cliams for payments and track payments relating to office costs and program activities.
• Administer fianncial accounts and manage petty cash.
• Prepare timely monthly bank, cash, and MPesa reconciliation statements.
• Prepare accurate and timely financial reports as may be necessary for review and decision making.
• Assist in departmental planning and execution.
• Lead in proper recording; keeping of grant files.
• Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Educational/Training Background & Experience
• Degree in relevant field (Finance, Accounting)
• Certified Public Accountant CPA.
• Minimum two years experience in working for an NGO or a company limited by guarantee.
• Excellent hands-on experience in computerized fianancial management systems.
• Proven experience in donor or project financial program management and administration.
• Ability to work independently.
• Hands-on bookkeeping experience.
• Ability to plan, organize, and coordiante under pressure with strict adherence to timelines and deadlines.
• Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail in order to produce high quality output.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Shamiri Institute on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 27 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 13-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-08-2066
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