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  • Posted: Oct 8, 2017
    Deadline: Oct 16, 2017
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), founded in 1898, was the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in the field of tropical medicine. As a registered charity, we work across the world, often in very difficult circumstances, to fulfil our mission of reducing the burden of sickness and mortality in disease endemic coun...
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    Office Accountant


    Job Summary

    An Office Accountant is needed based in Kisumu, Kenya to oversee and implement the day to day accounting function of the Kisumu office of LSTM Kenya.

    Job Description 

    We are looking to appoint an experienced Office Accountant to take responsibility in ensuring appropriate financial controls and systems are in place and for managing project budgets for all grants and contracts that run through the Kisumu office.

    It is essential that you already possess a professional accounting qualification such as: CPA (K), ACCA or ACA and have gone on to gain experience in a professional accountancy based role in a multi-national, or non-governmental organisation. You will also need to be able to evidence experience of having managed a payroll function, prepared month-end accounts coupled with extensive experience of producing year-end financial statements. Proven experience of operating computerised accounting systems and internal control systems and procedure will also be essential.

    It is essential that you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop internal and external working relationships (nationally and internationally) as you will be communicating and with a variety of different people on finance related issues. The role will require you to work to tight deadlines so excellent time management and organisational skills are essential as is a working knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software and Microsoft Applications.

    Method of Application

    The salary for this position is up to 260,000 KES per month


    LSTM actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy

    Interested and qualified? Go to Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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