Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Kwiminia Community Based Organization - Assistant Accountant

Kwiminia Community Based Organization with funding from the Community Environment Facility (CEF II) of the Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF), which is a trust of the European Union, DANIDA and the Government of Kenya, will be implementing a Three-year project titled “Lower Mbooni East Environmental Conservation Project”.

Qualifications and Experience

Reporting to the Project Manager the assistant accountant should meet the following conditions:

Key Functions of the post

Ensure that the Project operations are supported by efficient and effective financial management systems and procedures and that all funds are properly utilized and accounted for and project assets are well maintained and recorded.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of cheque and cash payment vouchers, taking them for authority to pay and issuing out cheques.
  • Procurement of standard items and consumables for the project office
  • Handling all project daily cash transactions and keeping petty cash float.
  • Maintenance of stores ledger
  • Maintenance of capital (asset) items inventory
  • Responsible for the processing of payroll for the project
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Handling the payments of statutory and other payroll deductions and filing annual returns to the relevant government bodies
  • Doing banking duties and collecting funds for project activities.
  • Assist in the handling all Insurance matters as relates to project assets
  • Support project manager in management of community project
  • Must have good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Must be computer literate with good technical report writing skills
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • CPA Part 1, with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in fully computerized environment Or
  • CPA Part 2, with a minimum of 1 years relevant experience.
Other Qualifications
  • Computer trained – Microsoft based software
  • Valid riding Licence will be an added advantage
Station & contract period
  • Fixed term position for two years with the possibility of extensions subject to performance and availability of funding
  • Project-based
If you have the above qualifications submit your application to:

The PIC Chairperson
Kwiminia Community Based Organisation
P.O. Box 33 – 90133

Email – kwiminiacbo@yahoo.com

The applications with a detailed CV, expected salary, with day time conduct telephone numbers and email address must be received on or before 23. 01.2012 by 5.00pm at Kwiminia Community Based Organization offices KwaKulomba Market, or posted through the above address Box or by email above.

Only shortlisted applicants be invited for an interview


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