AMREF Assistant Programme Accountant Job in kenya

AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non-governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. 
AMREF is headquartered in Nairobi, and has programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan and South Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. 
For more information visit our website www.amref.org

We are looking for an individual who is organized, highly motivated and results-oriented to join a dynamic team working towards better health for Africa to fill the following position.

Assistant Programme Accountant

Reporting to the Programme Accountant and based in Nairobi

Purpose of Job:-

The position will be responsible for providing general accounting support.

Key Responsibilities:-
  • Assisting in financial management and cash flow planning.
  • Supporting the various projects in budget implementation and monitoring.
  • Accurate coding of payment vouchers and files for data processing and/or payment.
  • Reconciling control and balance sheet accounts under own management and clearing all reconciling items periodically.
  • Updating data in the SUN Accounting System.
  • Monthly reconciliation of suppliers’ statements against ledger statements and liaising with the respective suppliers in a bid to clear any reconciling items.
  • Monthly preparation of internal recharges/recoveries.
Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • The candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option) with at least CPA Part II or its equivalent. 
  • Three (3) years work experience in a large and busy NGO. 
  • In addition, the candidates must have sound ICT knowledge especially in the MS Office Suite. 
  • Experience in SUN accounting system will be an added advantage.
  • Furthermore, he/she must have a high level of confidentiality, honesty, integrity and the ability to work under minimal supervision. 
  • Excellent communication skills and team playing ability are also essential to this position.
    This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and hardworking professional. 
If you meet the qualifications specified above, send your application letter that includes remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees and a detailed CV to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya, by email – recruitment@amref.org

Please quote the position in the subject matter.
The closing date for submitting applications is 20th August

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.


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