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Accounts Assistant

Recours 4 Kenya
Kenya


Are you a holder of CPA(K), ACCA or equivalent qualification, business Administration (Accounting / Finance Option) or B.COM (Accounting/ Finance Option) ?

Location: Kibera, Nairobi

Reports to: Finance Manager

Hours: Monday- Friday, 8am to 5pm

Job Purpose: This position’s role is to assist in financial accounting, especially petty cash disbursements, tracking and reconciliation of the same.

Also key is filing system reliability and ensuring payments are authorized and properly documented.

Duties and Responsibilities

Management of the organizations petty cash with the help of the finance manager.
This entails issuance of approved petty cash expenses, petty cash reconciliation and posting of the same in Shining Hope for Communities system for review by the Finance manager.
Making payments for all approved cash expenditures either via MPESA or cash and maintaining the updated cash and MPESA records.
Receiving and tracking all project incomes subject to review by the finance manager at month end.
Scanning all supporting documents and storing them in Shining Hope for Communities system for easy retrieval.
Aiding in filing statutory returns.
Assisting external auditors during annual audits
Preparing specific donor reports with the help of the finance manager as and when needed
Checking from time to time project documentation process especially with regard to the community forums and communicate on how this can be improved.
Education and Experience

A holder of CPA(K), ACCA or equivalent qualification, business Administration (Accounting / Finance Option) or B.COM (Accounting/ Finance Option)
Proficiency in computer applications such as Word , Excel and Internet
2 Years working experience especially in an informal setup
Key Competencies

Understanding of generally accepted Financial and Accounting procedures
Excellent analytical Skills
Ability to plan and execute tasks with minimal supervision
Problem analysis and problem solving skills
Judgement and decision-making ability
Initiative
Strong personality and team player
Attention to detail and accuracy
Flexibility
Comfortable working in informal settlements
How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer, jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries.

Applications without this information will not be considered.

Do Not attach the Testimonials at this point.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Candidates who applied before need not to reapply.

Applications should reach us no later than 6th May 2015.


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