Accountant/Admin Assistant job at Refugee Consortium of Kenya

Vacancy title:
Accountant/Admin Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Refugee Consortium of Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
03 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Responsible for preparing financial reports, maintaining cash controls, posting accounting entries, maintaining accounts and ensuring proper implementation of accounting policies and procedures.

• Manage cash flow for Kakuma sub-office including transfers from the main office, payments and staff disbursements.
• Account for RCK assets in Kakuma and ensure up to date records including periodic asset verification reports are in place.
• Verify all supporting documents for authenticity before entering them in the accounting software system.
• Posting of Journals as directed by the Finance & Administration Officer.
• Ensure all suppliers and RCK liabilities in Kakuma are paid in good time.
• Ensure that high quality donor reports for Kakuma are provided in a timely manner.
• Charged with ensuring compliance to donor and statutory obligations for Kakuma sub-office.
• Accounting for all staff advances given in the Kakuma office and also for ISD functions and events.
• Participate in internal and external audits for the organization as well ensuring that all the requirements for Kakuma sub-office on the same are provided on timely basis and free of errors and mistakes.
• Support the Kakuma Programme Manager in administration work eg. office logistics, Flight bookings, staff welfare issues, leave management, asset insurance etc.
• Support the Finance & Admin Officer in preparing monthly, quarterly, year-end reports and any other donor reports. Ensure that Kakuma Sub-office submits the same reports for consolidation with the RCK Nairobi office, in a timely manner.
• In charge of filing of finance and admin documents for Kakuma Sub-office.
• Ensure implementation of accounting policies and procedures in Kakuma sub-office
• Induct and train other staff on finance and admin matters.
• Assist in other general duties as allocated by the supervisor.


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounts, Finance, or related course from a recognized university
• Professional qualification CPA-2 or equivalent.
• 2 years’ experience with a similar size organization in industry, or from practice.
• Knowledge and experience in use of accounting software packages.
• Experience working with I-tax, NHIF By-product, and the NSSF portal.
• Proven experience in a fund-based accounting work.
• Working knowledge MS Office with an intermediate level of knowledge of Excel. Having worked with ERP especially Office Business Central will be added advantage.
• An ability to write clear and concise reports; very good spoken and written English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To submit your application, send a cover letter along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary, 3 professional referees including your last supervisor and their email contacts, to be received by 5pm, Friday 18th November 2022. Send your application to: The Recruitment Committee, Subject line: “Application for Accountant/Admin. Assistant Kakuma” Email: 
Only successful candidates will be contacted. RCK is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 02-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-11-2066
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