Project Accountant job at European Committee for Training and Agriculture

Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

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

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European Committee for Training and Agriculture

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, May 04 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted:Thursday, May 04 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Project Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day cash management, transaction recording, and accounting system updating on a daily basis for CEFA, as well as the review and consolidation of the financial reports for the Consortium partners in Kenya.
(S)he will report to the Program Administrator (PA), as well as to the Project Manager (PM) for all financial and accounting-related activities.

Detailed Responsibilities:
1. Record all transactions into the accounting system while ensuring proper coding as assigned and exhaustive description of all the expenses;
2. Ensure that monthly accounting documents from the field office are submitted to PA within the set date of each month.
3. Prepare and process all project related financial transactions into CEFA’s Accounting System (such as vouchers, requisitions, etc.);
4. Support the PA and PM in maintaining monthly bank and cash reconciliations
5. Comply with CEFA financial system and help staff to understand and work with them as needed;
6. Provide support in all other accounting matters to the CEFA and project partners’ staff;
7. Review and consolidate the financial reports received from project partners, and provide technical assistance when needed;
8. Support the PM to manage and account for day-to-day cash inflows and outflows ensuring proper systems and procedures;
9. Management and disbursement of petty cash, in line with CEFA’s internal policies and procedures and in coordination with the PA and with the PM;
10. Ensure operations adhere to CEFA’s and the donor’s internal policies and regulations;
11. Maintain an up to date Inventory register for the project and ensure all assets are properly tagged.
12. Ensure that all administrative and financial records are properly kept and filed;
13. Support all audit processes availing documents as needed;
14. When needed, handle logistical requests for the project;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
1. Bachelor’s Degree in finance, Accounting or Economics;
2. Minimum of 2 (two) years of work experience as an Accountant preferably with an international NGOs;
3. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office software (i.e., Word, Excel, , PowerPoint).
4. Familiarity with computerized Accounting packages will be an added advantage
5. Excellent communication (writing and oral) skills in English and Kiswahili.
6. Accurate and precise work style;
7. Ability to use own initiative and to work with minimal supervision.
8. S(he) abides by and demonstrates adherence to NGO values, including integrity, honesty, professionalism, transparency, non-discrimination, inclusion and respect for diversity, as well as cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified persons, with the required experience are invited to submit their application to , by the 4th of May 2023.
Email Subject: Project Accountant - Kujenga Amani

The application shall include all of the following:
1. CV, including 3 reference contacts (only official work email will be accepted) – at least one of your latest job
2. Cover letter (1 page maximum)

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: May 4, 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-04-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-04-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-04-2055
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