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ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

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Job Summary:

Kenya Community Support Centre (KECOSCE) is an NGO active in the Coast and Northern Kenya regions. KECOSCE has its offices in Mombasa and with grassroots communities to facilitate an equitable and secure society through community economic empowerment, democratic governance and advocacy and Human Security, Conflict mitigation and peace building programmes. KECOSCE is seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join its team of self driven staff and contribute to the achievement of the organization’s vision.

Reporting to the Program Accountant, the primary responsibility of this position is the preparation of financial documentation to include the preparation of Cash Disbursement, Cash Receipt, and Adjusting Journal Entry Vouchers, enter financial data into the KECOSCE finance system and file financial transaction as per KECOSCE's filing system.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Cash Disbursement, Cash Receipt or Adjusting Journal Entry Vouchers, as applicable, in compliance with KECOSCE's financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare, Register duly signed cheques in the cheque register. Disburse cheque, cash or fund transfer documents to the individual or vendor as indicated in the appropriate Cash Disbursement Voucher.
  • Ensure that all the necessary receipts and invoices are returned within 5 days after the payment is issued or by the end of the accounting period and attached to the appropriate Cash Disbursement Voucher.
  • Enter the data for all authorized Cash Disbursement, Cash Receipt and Adjusting Journal Entry Vouchers on a daily basis.
  • Deal with daily transactions for the petty cash and ensure that reconciliations are completed on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure all filing is done in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Verification of accuracy of invoices and expense reports submitted for payment
  • Perform other financial tasks and assignments as and when required which are consistent with your level in the organization

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Holders of CPA Part I and Pursuing Part II and above
  • Experience is an added advantage though not a requirement for this position
  • High degree of arithmetic accuracy and attention for details
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must have worked with recognized financial software.

If you meet the above requirements, are able to take up a position based in Mombasa, and are strongly motivated for working with KECOSCE, please email your application letter, concise CIV, listing three (3) references (including recent employer) with their email or phone contacts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Further details can be accessed through our website at www.kecosce.org Deadline for receiving application will be 4:00p.m. on November 10th, 2017. Shortlisted applicants will be contact on 12th November, 2017 for an interview. Please provide working telephone contact.