Assistant Accountants at Young Women’s Christian Association – Kenya

On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
2 Positions

The Young Women’s Christian Association is a National Organization founded in 1912 whose purpose is to develop the leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice and peace for all humanity.

The Association invites application for the position of Accounts Assistants (2) for its Branch in Nairobi and the Head Office. 
The successful candidates will be based in Nairobi.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Timely donor and management reporting
  • Preparation of the payroll on a monthly basis
  • Create project accounts in the accounting system
  • Review Cashbooks and cashbook reconciliations weekly.
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion
  • Preparation of year-end schedules for Corporate Income Tax Returns and Annual Audit.
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
  • Preparation and processing of various journal entries related to general accounting.
  • Compile and review subsidiary ledgers and financial statements.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of accounting systems and controls in conjunction with the National Chief Accountant.
  • Assist in the Preparation of the annual budgets
  • Invoicing
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Stock Taking
  • Prepare payments
  • Receivables tracking
  • Custodian of the fixed asset register as well as conducting fixed assets inventory checks
Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree in Finance/Accounts or an Advanced CPA
  • At least three (3) years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Computer literacy and the ability to apply accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting software
Candidates that are interested and meet the above qualifications are invited to apply. 
An application with a detailed CV to reach the under mentioned on or before 10th March 2015

Human Resource Officer
YWCA-Kenya
[email protected]

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