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  • Posted: Jan 25, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • CFK Africa improves public health and economic prosperity in informal settlements. We combine public service with responsible research to inform and assist participatory development in Kibera – one of the largest informal settlements in Africa – and other informal settlements globally. By maintaining a participatory focus, continuing to invest in...
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    Accountant - Short Term


    Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Short-Term Accountant will be required to provide support to the Finance Department in discharging the day-to-day accounting tasks in order to ensure that all organizational, donor and legal requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner.


    • Process payments including preparing payment vouchers.
    • Process project-based requisitions and ensure that all necessary support documents are provided.
    • Work with Field staff to provide financial information relating to their projects in a seamless manner.
    • Ensure that all advances to staff for project activities are properly accounted for.
    • Maintain proper accounting records on project expenses in the QuickBooks accounting system.
    • Account Receivables and Account Payables reconciliations
    • Reconcile Bank Accounts, Petty cash Accounts, Staff Advance accounts and other balance sheet Accounts on a monthly basis to ensure correctness of balances.
    • Ensure financial documents are filed correctly in accordance with the established filing system.
    • Work with staff to ensure timesheets are correctly and promptly completed on a monthly basis.
    • Ensure statutory deductions to relevant bodies and related returns are remitted before their deadline (this includes HELB, NSSF, NHIF, PAYE, and for Pension).
    • Update Fixed Asset register with fixed Asset purchases and other changes.
    • Monitor MPESA platform for float replenishment and conduct MPESA transaction reconciliations.
    • Review petty cash vouchers and requests for replenishment with the admin officer.
    • Support in the preparation of donor reports by ensuring all receipts and supporting documents are scanned and filed accordingly.
    • Assist with internal and annual audit preparations.
    • Maintain high levels of confidentiality in relation to sensitive and confidential financial information.
    • Any other duties as maybe assigned by the Head of Finance.

    Academic Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Management or Finance) or Economics
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPAK)
    • Minimum 5 years financial accounting experience preferably in an NGO environment.
    • Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting system
    • Experience and knowledge in providing account analysis and grant tracking/monitoring.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
    • Experience with international donors requiring high levels of reporting data.
    • Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations.

    Closing: 3rd February 2022

    Method of Application

    If you believe that you qualify for this position, kindly submit your CV, current and expected salary to by 5:00pm.

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