Accountant Jobs at Malteser International

On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Organisation: Malteser International
Description: Malteser International is an International NGO implementing medical prijeds in relief and development contexts in Africa and Asia.
Its Regional Office for Africa is situated in Nairobi, Kenya.
The purpose of the Regional Office is to provide support to projects in Africa in all logistical, administrative and financial aspects as an extended arm of the Malteser International HQ in Germany.
In particular the below-mentioned position in Nairobi should apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing statements and projections, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures.
Job Title: Accountant
Job Location: Nairobi
Contract Period: Starting in May 2013
Closing Date: 17.04.2013
Job Description:
Primary responsibilities:
  • Control of cash books from Malteser projects according to Malteser standards.
  • Ensuring cash books are sent complete and in good order to Malteser HO in Cologne.
  • Preparation of budget controls for Malteser projects (according to donors and Malteser expenditures) and giving regular feedback of the same to the projects.
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial reports, particularly donor reports.
  • Reconciliation and control of staff lists, vehicle reports, stock reports, etc. from the projects.
  • Voucher correction and filing.
  • Regular sorting of vouchers according to donor reports.
  • Control of cash requests from respective locations.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual project and location budgets.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
Qualifications required:
The ideal candidate will be / possess:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance and/or a recognized certificate or professional qualification in accounting, ACCA or CPA or other related qualification.
  • Three years accounting experience.
  • Experience working with computerized accounting and financial systems, standard spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Advanced French is a must for this position.
Application including CV and references to be sent to:
The Administrator
Malteser International, Regional Office Nairobi
RO. Box 66587, 00800 Nairobi, Tel: 020-2010487
Email to: [email protected]
Only short-listed candidates will be notified


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