Assistant Accountant Job at Lutheran World Federation

On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position, to be based in Kakuma Office.

Assistant Accountant

The incumbent will report directly to the Finance Officer, while working closely on a daily basis in collaboration with other finance staffs and sectors of LWF-Kakuma.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • To ensure the Financial well-being and integrity of LWF work in Kakuma
  • Field payments for casual labors.
  • Maintain cash and bank book in the computerized environment and familiar with manual book- keeping.
  • Reconciliations of banks/ cash account and various accounts.
  • Prepare bank/ cash and Journal vouchers and familiar on supporting/ process required for accounting.
  • Bank/ cash payments ensuring all relevant supporting attached.
  • Track various balance sheet accounts and doing debtors/ creditors balance aging.
Person Specifications/Qualifications:
  • Possess at least CPA II;
  • At least three (2) years working experience
  • Good computer skills – MS Word/ Excel and familiar with any accounting package (preference with ACCPAC accounting software)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of finance profession.
  • Capacity of good communication and coordination skills
  • Mature and diplomatic with respect for local cultures
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili languages, Turkana language will be added advantage
  • Capacity to work as a team and in multicultural environment.
Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment. 
They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 10th May, 2013:

Human Resource Officer, P.O Box 48 Kakuma
Or e-mail to: [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more details, visit our website www.lwf-kenya.org
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