Assistant Accountant job at Shining Hope For Communities

Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Shining Hope For Communities

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, June 26 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 15 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Objectives and Responsibilities
• Manage the day-to-day payments of various nature including but not limited to branch reimbursements, utility bills, normal suppliers, member related payments etc
• Pay dividends, interest rebates and honoraria as and when declared in accordance with the Law and or/ Society Policy.
• Ensure all Society bank accounts are in agreement with bank statements, that bank charges are authenticated, correct and in time.
• May be required to prepare monthly payroll and ensure all statutory and other relevant deductions are correctly done and returns made to the relevant authorities by their due dates and /or in accordance with the Society policy
• Produce a monthly aged account payables report of all Society outstanding payments obligations.
• Ensure due reconciliation of creditors’ subsidiary accounts versus the control account.
• Ensure operation of an efficient and effective filing system that ensures safety of documents and quick retrieval thereof in compliance with the law and or the Society policy
• Monitor the performance of the society by understanding in detail the variances between the actual vis-à-vis the budgeted level of Society activities.
• Advice the Financial Accountant on matters of importance that affect the Finance Department and / or the whole Society.
• Supervise and obtain relevant reports from the officers under him/her; and undertake their performance appraisal as and when required.
• Any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.

Academic qualification
• Bachelor’s Degree in any business-related field.

Professional Qualifications
• Minimum CPA Part II

Other requirements (unique/job specific)
• 2 Years experience in a relevant field.
• Experience in a busy accounting office especially in reconciliation will be an added advantage.
• Computer literacy (MS. Office, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc.)

Functional Skills
• Examining information
• Articulating information
• Providing insights

Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:
• Establishing rapport
• Interacting with people
• Empowering individuals

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to  with a clear Subject line as ‘Finance Assistant – Mombasa’. Applications should reach us no later than 26th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, June 26 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 14-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-06-2066
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