Assistant Accountant job at Machakos University
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Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Teachers & Education ]

Jobs at:

Machakos University

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, May 09 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Machakos, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, April 29 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Applicants should meet the following requirements:
• Must have an earned Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/ Finance option) or equivalent.
• Computer literate (Accounting packages).
• CPA part Ill/ Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
• CPA part Il/ Certified Internal Auditor Il (CIA) or any other relevant equivalent qualification (e.g.
• Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA)
• Six (6) years' work experience three (3) of which as Accounts Assistant/ Audit Assistant Grade 5/6 or equivalent.

Key Responsibilities
• Post all paid payment vouchers to the ledgers to update the creditors’ accounts accordingly.
• Maintaining the petty cash ledger and the cash in hand ledger and ensuring that it always agrees with the physical cash.
• Writing of cash books,
• Posting of entries in various ledgers,
• Examine revenue and expenditure.
• Assisting in compilation of financial reports.
• Maintenance of assets register, creditors and debtors’ ledgers.
• Assist in preparation of cash flow statements and financial analysis.
• Preparing cheques and cash relating to the employee’s imprest and disbursing the same.
• File and ensure that all relevant documentation is stored timely and accurately
• Receive requests for petty cash and assist in processing,
• Receipt and collection of revenue from other income generating activities
• Issue cheques to creditors’ and other providers of goods and services in time.
• Processing Imprests surrender from staff.
• Participate in stock taking process
• Preparing bank reconciliation statements for other income generating areas in the university.
• Maintain appropriate files, reports, documentation and data.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by a senior officer.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure
Applicants must:
• Submit two (2) hard copies of the letter of application, academic certificates, testimonials and updated curriculum vitae to include full details of academic and professional qualifications, experience, publications, supervision of postgraduate students (where applicable), attracted funds, academic programmes developed, membership to professional bodies and evidence of current salary.
• Update individual google scholar accounts to include all publications (where applicable).
• Type the required information in the Job Application Form available on the University website, print, sign and attach to the application.
• Contact three (3) referees and request them to send their recommendations, under sealed envelopes to the provided address, before the advert deadline.
• Send a soft copy (one running pdf file) of the application to  and a copy to .
• Submit the two (2) applications in a sealed envelope indicating the position applied for to:
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration, Planning and Finance
Machakos University
P. O. BOX 136 – 90100
So as to be received not later than Thursday 9th May, 2024.
N/B: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Machakos University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and therefore staff of either gender or persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, May 09 2024
Duty Station: Machakos
Posted: 29-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-04-2066
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