Project Accountant at Kenya Red Cross Society

Category
Accounting/Finance
Location
Busia (Western), Kenya
Hours per week
Full Time: 30+
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Project Accountant at Kenya Red Cross Society in Busia – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is a humanitarian relief organization created by the Act of Parliament, Cap 256 of the Laws of Kenya of 21st December 1965. Its vision is to be the most effective, trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya. The Society is looking for qualified people to fill the following positions: KRCS has been appointed a Sub Recipient (SR) for Global Fund (GF) Round 10 Malaria Grant. Arising from this, the Society is looking for qualified persons to fill the following positions: *PROJECT ACCOUNTANT* * Reporting to: Branch Cordintaor * Job Location: Busia *Overall Purpose* * Responsible to the Branch Cordinator for overall financial management of the branch and project. * Other duties include maintaining of financial records, processing of working advances, preparation of project returns and reports, reconciling and balancing accounts as well as posting and compiling monthly reports to show records related to financial operations in the field. * Also receiving and disbursing money as well as processing and validating cheques in accordance with approved policy. *Duties and Responsibilities* * Coordinate at the field level the execution of the project budget expenditures in line with the approved budget * Compile and analyse accounting reports, records and other data to maintain expenditure controls and also determine the financial resources required to implement specific programmes * In consultation with the branch coordinator, ensure timely request of funds from the HQ and disbursement of funds according to the planned activities * Receive cash or banker’s cheques, recording financial transactions, counting money to verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received. * Prepare bank deposit slips in order to ensure that all collections are promptly banked in accordance with accounting procedures. * Disburse cash and writing vouchers and cheques in order to make payment against specified expenditure requisitions. * Prepare cheque payments and refund claims and ensure that payments are made against verifiable accounting documents. * Post data and balance accounts as well as compile collections, disbursements and bank reconciliation reports. * Maintain complete records of all financial transactions such as payment vouchers, receipts and other documents in accordance with accounting procedures. * Reconcile the cashbook with bank statements and checking balances against verifiable documents on a monthly basis. * Prepare monthly revenue, expenditure returns, financial statements and reports to cover specified periods. * Prepare budget for specific projects in collaboration with the officer in charge * Maintain an assets register for the project *Minimum Qualifications* * CPA (K) or equivalent ACCA final level qualifications or a Bachelors Degree in a Business Related Field withCPA Part (II), Section 4. * * At least two years experience in a busy accounts/ finance office *Key Competencies* * Knowledge of administrative, accounting and financial procedures and systems * Demonstrated competence in financial and accounting, posting and processing accounts. * Proficiency in computer applications especially, word processing, database and spreadsheets, computerized accounting systems including use of the e-mail, the internet as well as local and wide area network systems. Applications must contain: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, address and contacts of two referees. *All applications should be sent to:* The Secretary General Kenya Red Cross Society P. O. Box 40712-00100, Nairobi So as to reach him not later than Friday, 12th October 2012.
Description
_Project Accountant at Kenya Red Cross Society in Busia – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is a humanitarian relief organization created by the Act of Parliament, Cap 256 of the Laws of Kenya of 21st December 1965. Its vision is to be the most effective, trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya. The Society is looking for qualified people to fill the following positions: KRCS has been appointed a Sub Recipient (SR) for Global Fund (GF) Round 10 Malaria Grant. Arising from this, the Society is looking for qualified persons to fill the following positions: *PROJECT ACCOUNTANT* * Reporting to: Branch Cordintaor * Job Location: Busia *Overall Purpose* * Responsible to the Branch Cordinator for overall financial management of the branch and project. * Other duties include maintaining of financial records, processing of working advances, preparation of project returns and reports, reconciling and balancing accounts as well as posting and compiling monthly
reports to show records related to financial operations in the field. * Also receiving and disbursing money as well as processing and validating cheques in accordance with approved policy. *Duties and Responsibilities* * Coordinate at the field level the execution of the project budget expenditures in line with the approved budget * Compile and analyse accounting reports, records and other data to maintain expenditure controls and also determine the financial resources required to implement specific programmes * In consultation with the branch coordinator, ensure timely request of funds from the HQ and disbursement of funds according to the planned activities * Receive cash or banker’s cheques, recording financial transactions, counting money to verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received. * Prepare bank deposit slips in order to ensure that all collections are promptly banked in accordance with accounting procedures. * Disburse cash and writing vouchers and cheques in order to make payment against specified expenditure requisitions. * Prepare cheque payments and refund claims and ensure that payments are made against verifiable accounting documents. * Post data and balance accounts as well as compile collections, disbursements and bank reconciliation reports. * Maintain complete records of all financial transactions such as payment vouchers, receipts and other documents in accordance with accounting procedures. * Reconcile the cashbook with bank statements and checking balances against verifiable documents on a monthly basis. * Prepare monthly revenue, expenditure returns, financial statements and reports to cover specified periods. * Prepare budget for specific projects in collaboration with the officer in charge * Maintain an assets register for the project *Minimum Qualifications* * CPA (K) or equivalent ACCA final level qualifications or a Bachelors Degree in a Business Related Field withCPA Part (II), Section 4. * * At least two years experience in a busy accounts/ finance office *Key Competencies* * Knowledge of administrative, accounting and financial procedures and systems * Demonstrated competence in financial and accounting, posting and processing accounts. * Proficiency in computer applications especially, word processing, database and spreadsheets, computerized accounting systems including use of the e-mail, the internet as well as local and wide area network systems. Applications must contain: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, address and contacts of two referees. *All applications should be sent to:* The Secretary General Kenya Red Cross Society P. O. Box 40712-00100, Nairobi So as to reach him not later than Friday, 12th October 2012.
Contact
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Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
Hidden Email
Country
Kenya
City
Busia (Western)
Candidate
_Project Accountant at Kenya Red Cross Society in Busia – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is a humanitarian relief organization created by the Act of Parliament, Cap 256 of the Laws of Kenya of 21st December 1965. Its vision is to be the most effective, trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya. The Society is looking for qualified people to fill the following positions: KRCS has been appointed a Sub Recipient (SR) for Global Fund (GF) Round 10 Malaria Grant. Arising from this, the Society is looking for qualified persons to fill the following positions: *PROJECT ACCOUNTANT* * Reporting to: Branch Cordintaor * Job Location: Busia *Overall Purpose* * Responsible to the Branch Cordinator for overall financial management of the branch and project. * Other duties include maintaining of financial records, processing of working advances, preparation of project returns and reports, reconciling and balancing accounts as well as posting and compiling monthly reports to show records related to financial operations in the field. * Also receiving and disbursing money as well as processing and validating cheques in accordance with approved policy. *Duties and Responsibilities* * Coordinate at the field level the execution of the project budget expenditures in line with the approved budget * Compile and analyse accounting reports, records and other data to maintain expenditure controls and also determine the financial resources required to implement specific programmes * In consultation with the branch coordinator, ensure timely request of funds from the HQ and disbursement of funds according to the planned activities * Receive cash or banker’s cheques, recording financial transactions, counting money to verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received. * Prepare bank deposit slips in order to ensure that all collections are promptly banked in accordance with accounting procedures. * Disburse cash and writing vouchers and cheques in order to make payment against specified expenditure requisitions. * Prepare cheque payments and refund claims and ensure that payments are made against verifiable accounting documents. * Post data and balance accounts as well as compile collections, disbursements and bank reconciliation reports. * Maintain complete records of all financial transactions such as payment vouchers, receipts and other documents in accordance with accounting procedures. * Reconcile the cashbook with bank statements and checking balances against verifiable documents on a monthly basis. * Prepare monthly revenue, expenditure returns, financial statements and reports to cover specified periods. * Prepare budget for specific projects in collaboration with the officer in charge * Maintain an assets register for the project *Minimum Qualifications* * CPA (K) or equivalent ACCA final level qualifications or a Bachelors Degree in a Business Related Field withCPA Part (II), Section 4. * * At least two years experience in a busy accounts/ finance office *Key Competencies* * Knowledge of administrative, accounting and financial procedures and systems * Demonstrated competence in financial and accounting, posting and processing accounts. * Proficiency in computer applications especially, word processing, database and spreadsheets, computerized accounting systems including use of the e-mail, the internet as well as local and wide area network systems. Applications must contain: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, address and contacts of two referees. *All applications should be sent to:* The Secretary General Kenya Red Cross Society P. O. Box 40712-00100, Nairobi So as to reach him not later than Friday, 12th October 2012.
Company
Kenya Red Cross Society

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