Grant Accountant Payable job at World Vision Kenya

Vacancy title:
Grant Accountant Payable

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

Jobs at:

World Vision Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
15 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, September 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Main Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities:
Processing of financial payments

• Ensure timely processing of payments to service providers
• Timely facilitation of staff with advance requests for smooth operations
• Review M-pesa requests from the various requesters for completeness of documentation.
• Validate M-pesa requests using Safaricom portal, make necessary corrections in liaison with the requestors
• File the final payment reports from Safaricom portal

Financial management and staff support
• Manage and address service providers' queries with regards to payments
• Process petty cash requests as needed
• Analyze and submit exempted taxes (VAT) for refund based on donor guidelines.
• Build capacity of staff and service providers on payment system requirements and changes.
• Prepare timely invoices for submission to the donor
• Timely and accurate booking of received income

Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts
• Undertake reconciliation of receivable and payables accounts for the program:
• Constantly monitor balance sheet account balances
• Follow up for timely accounting and facilitate booking of staff advances.
• Match transaction amounts in the balance sheet accounts
• Prepare monthly reconciliation statements for the balance sheet accounts

Risk Management
• Identify risks associated with the role for inclusion in Riskconnect and advice on mitigation measures.
• Support grant project audits according to the donor requirements.
• Support timely implementation of findings and recommendations from audits and various accountability mechanisms
• Ensure the grant operate within WV internal control systems to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.
• Actively participating in project start up workshops to ensure financial aspect of projects are fully understood.

Others : Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designee

Qualification & Skills
• Minimum 4 years of relevant accounting experience
• Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
• Experience in electronic payments and mobile money transactions
• Knowledgeable on US grant financial management
• Advanced excel and analytical skills
• Minimum of a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting/ Finance, Economics or Business related field from a recognized university
• Professional qualifications in CPA (K) or ACCA finalist
• Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred
• Knowledge and experience in ERP.
• Experience working for an INGO is preferred

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

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: 15 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 03-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-09-2065
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