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Published: Sep 20, 2022 (6 days ago)

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Essential:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance and should have
  • certified qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) and preferably, be a
member of a recognized professional accounting institute
  • Two years practical experience in Financial Accounting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet applications and computerized accounting systems
  • Demonstrated operational and analytical skills including high level of organisational, problem solving and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated
  • experience in donor funded projects, undertaking risk assessments, internal audits and/or assessing internal controls.

    Desirable:

    • Results-orientated with excellent communication skills, as well as curiosity and initiative
    • Proactive and motivated with a strong commitment to Self Help Africa’s vision, mission, and values
    • Attention to detail and the ability to produce timely and accurate reports
    • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures
    • Good analytical skills
    • Previous experience of managing EU and/or other donor funding
    • Experience working with organisations in partnership arrangements


    Responsibilities

    Essential:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance and should have
    • certified qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) and preferably, be a
    member of a recognized professional accounting institute
  • Two years practical experience in Financial Accounting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet applications and computerized accounting systems
  • Demonstrated operational and analytical skills including high level of organisational, problem solving and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated
  • experience in donor funded projects, undertaking risk assessments, internal audits and/or assessing internal controls.

    Desirable:

    • Results-orientated with excellent communication skills, as well as curiosity and initiative
    • Proactive and motivated with a strong commitment to Self Help Africa’s vision, mission, and values
    • Attention to detail and the ability to produce timely and accurate reports
    • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures
    • Good analytical skills
    • Previous experience of managing EU and/or other donor funding
    • Experience working with organisations in partnership arrangements


    Financial & Grant Management

    • Petty Cash management
    • Review of staff returns
    • Making
    • payments to stakeholders, staff and beneficiaries during trainings and
    field activities through the bulk Mpesa app, supporting the project
    accountant
  • Initiating payment vouchers and ensuring all payments
  • are well supported in compliance in accordance with Internal and donor procedures
  • Follow up of receipts from Vendors
  • Checking of purchase requisitions
  • Support the distribution of various items to beneficiaries
  • Support the Project Accountant in Monthly review of project Anticipated Results
  • Management and Donor Reporting and Compliance

    • Facilitate expenditure verification exercise and institutional audits
    • Support in Budget preparations
    • Support the Project Accountant in Preparation of donor financial reports

    Office Administration and Logistics Management

    • Oversee the office management processes and ensure the office environment is clean and organised
    • Preparation
    • and Maintenance of office vehicle ROTA and fuel card management and
    monthly reconciliation of fuel, in liaison with the Admin & Logistics Officer
  • Preparation and organize the logistical arrangements of staff when going to the field
  • Maintenance
  • of office inventory records and fixed assets register, and the custodian of all physical inventory or project materials
  • Physical asset verification and provide quarterly reports
  • Facilitate the office correspondences received in hard copies and manage postage/courier services to Head office
  • To help in securing quotations as and when required

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