Job Title: General Accountant
The purpose of this position is to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payments and financial reporting to the program are done without delay. The General Accountant is responsible for daily transaction preparation and submitted for review and approved reports in timely manner.
The position holder has to perform balance sheet reconciliations and provides advice and support to staff in the areas of financial management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares asset, liability, and expense account entries by compiling and analyzinqaccount information.
Post and document financial transactions in QB.
Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
Prepares payments by scrutinizing and verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations,
Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends, as directed by the Senior Accountant and/or Accounting Manager
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Accomplishes the result by performing the duty on a daily basis.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Preparation of the monthly payroll entry for review by Senior Accountant.
Prepares monthly closing schedules for review by Senior Accountant
Reconcile bank accounts and clears any discrepancies' in the balances by researching and analyzing the account information.
Reconciles petty cash accounts on a monthly basis for review by the Senior Accountant
Printing the deposit receipts and scanning them to HQ for report submissions.
Managing time sheets and make follow-up. Where necessary scanned them to HQ.
Writing checks and sends to the Deputy Country Director / Senior Program Director for Approvals.
Managing statutory deductions, NSSF, PPF, PAVE Files in Monthly basis. • Undertake other assignments that you will be assigned by the Management Financial Reporting
Perform account reconciliation on monthly basis ,
Participate in Monthly Expenses Packages Review and Submission
Generate and analyze expenditure report Personnel integrity
Keep all the information related to work as confidential.
Develop and maintain professional working relationships with all staff
Bachelor Degree in Accounting with 7-10 years in a high volume transaction accounting department, or
CPA with 4 - 7 years experience working in a high volume transaction accounting department or
CPA with 2-3 year experience working in accounting with an international NGO, health related NGO especially desirable.
From 2 years' experience in Big Four Accounting firms
Deadline - Oriented, Reporting Research Results, SFAS Rules, Time Management and Data Entry Management.
1-2 years of QuickBooks Enterprise or similar electronic accounting software experience
Knowledge of the full accounting cycle.
Highly proficient in Excel and Word applications
Highest level of deductive reasoning
Ability to problem-solve and take initiative to resolve issues
Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally in English and Swahili
Exceptional follow-through skills
Ability to meet deadlines
How to apply:
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae, three work-related referees.
Please send to us: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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