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  • Posted: Sep 17, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 18, 2019
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    The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) is a family of Christian communions and organisations in fellowship and witness. It was established in June 1913 during the United Missionary Conference held at Thogoto, near Nairobi. The delegates in the conference, representing the missionary institutions working in the country at the time, affirmed their...
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    Main Purpose Of The Job

    To maintain accurate accounting records and ensure compliance with established internal controls in the project.


    Prudent Management of project funds

    • Prepare weekly cash flow forecasts against project needs and budget
    • Prepare cash request on the basis of planned activities, expenditure and commitments as per budget lines
    • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations on or before 10th of every month
    • Conduct monthly cash count and prepare cash certificates
    • Verify authenticity of various payments, ensuring proper authorization, support documentation and accounting to appropriate budget lines.
    • Act as bank Agent in the operation of NCCK/RSP Bank accounts in Kakuma.
    • Custodian of the Camp accountable documents
    • Disburse fully authorized floats for planned activities and follow-up accountability of the same within 48 hours of completing such activities
    • Ensure spending within the budget lines by the project implementers
    • Ensure that payments to incentive workers are fully supported and signed by recipients.

    Maintain Records and books of accounts related to Refugee Services Programmes in Kakuma.

    • Ensure timely keying in of programme accounting data into the software.
    • Review float returns made and ensure that they are accurate, complete, properly supported, analyzed and coded against the budget.
    • Ensure all expenditure returns are properly captured and posted in respective budget codes.
    • Ensure proper and sequenced filing of all accounting payment vouchers, supporting documents and Petty cash reimbursements

    Asset Management

    • Ensure that all Camp assets are well secured and coded
    • Ensure maintenance of an up to date asset listing stating the location/user
    • Ensure proper handing over and safe custody of the assets upon staff transition
    • Ensure disposal of assets is in line with NCCK and UNHCR disposal policy

    Financial Reporting

    • Prepare timely Implementing Partner Financial Report (IPFR) as per the donor guidelines
    • Prepare monthly General Ledger for updating the Head Office accounting system.
    • Prepare budget vs. actual monthly income and expenditure report to head office as part of the monthly management Accounts for the Camp.
    • Participate in budget preparation for the Camp.
    • Facilitate smooth external audit and verification of the projects
    • Facilitate monthly reconciliation of the Camp float account with Head Office

    Liaison Role

    • Liaise with Camp Coordinator on all Project expenditure and cash flows
    • Liaise with UNHCR, NCCK Kakuma office and Head Office management on all financial matters of the project.
    • Liaise with the Head Office RSP accountant and Senior Programmes Account on all financial matters.
    • Attend seminars and meetings related to project work as may be requested.

    Leadership Roles

    • Provide leadership in financial management and stewardship.
    • Carry out occasional visits to project implementation sites as it may be necessary to confirm the activities and stock take.
    • Provide Leadership to the Assistant Accountant
    • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


    Level of Education/Academic Qualification

    • At least Form IV – KCSE or equivalent.

    Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

    • Part qualification professional accounting qualifications – At least CPA II

    Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

    • Strong management and leadership skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Experience in computerized accounting system.
    • Must be flexible and versatile.
    • Work under minimum supervision

    Relevant Job Experience

    • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.

     Authority And Decision Making

    • The position involves making recommendations to the Camp Coordinator on issues related finances or areas of work.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download). Candidates are advised to STRICTLY send the application form ONLY, duly filled in PDF format to indicating job reference number in the email subject line. The application forms to be received not later than 12.00 on 18th September 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email

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