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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 27, 2021
  • ATI provides political risk and trade credit risk insurance products with the objective of reducing the business risk and cost of doing business in Africa. Our main goal is to help increase investments into our African member countries and two-way trade flows between Africa and the world. We facilitate exports, foreign direct investment into and trade flows...
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    YPP – General Accountant

    Job Description for the Young Professional General Accountant

    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Young Professional General Accountant during  the 12 months training, will assist the Investments /General Accountant in the maintenance of  accurate accounts, as per approved policies and procedures.

    The Young Professional will perform in particular the following functions and duties:

    1. Assist to develop, maintain and implement proper operational controls for financial  efficiency;
    2. Co-ordinate payments to suppliers/creditors ensuring payments are made within the  agreed date;
    3. Assist in preparing monthly financial performance and financial position reports, cashflow projections, including periodic financial reports;
    4. Undertake the reconciliation of balance sheet accounts relating to business transactions  on a monthly basis;
    5. Assist in preparing the annual Financial Statements in according to IFRS;
    6. Assist Underwriters in financial appraisals and financial risk analysis;
    7. Ensure complete operational compliance with financial manuals, Board and Management financial instructions and applicable Loan and Banking Agreements;
    8. Recording investment transactions in Syndil investment software;
    9. Preparing investment instructions for execution by fund managers;
    10. Recording claim provisions on a monthly basis;
    11. Processing claim payments;
    12. Assisting with investments and claims reconciliations;
    13. Any Adhoc tasks that may arise within the Finance unit.

    Qualifications & Skills

    1. Be a citizen of a member country of ATI;
    2. Be 35 years of age or younger by December 2021;
    3. 2-3 years’ experience
    4. A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), Finance or Accounting Option 
    5. Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance;
    6. Professional accounting qualifications e.g. CPA or ACCA;
    7. Data and analytic skills will be an added advantage;
    8. Knowledge of basic accounting procedures;
    9. Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
    10. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    11. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
    12. Good planning and organisation skills;
    13. Ability to prioritize task

    Method of Application

    Submit the following three requirements to [email protected]

    1. Application Letter
    2. Personal History Form
    3. CV, plus details of your current remuneration package along with details of three referees

    The closing date for application is 27th November 2021 at Midnight Nairobi time. ATI will only contact those applicants who are being actively considered for an interview.

    ATI offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a collegial working environment commensurate with other multilaterals. ATI reserves the right to not make an appointment to the above vacancies, or to make an appointment at a slightly higher or lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.

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

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