Action Aid – Accountant- Partner Support Unit

Based in Bamburi, Mombasa County and reporting to the Senior Accountant the accountant shall be responsible for provision of financial and administrative support at the partner support unit.

Key Responsibilities will include the following;

Financial Processing
Provision of effective and efficient financial and administrative support;
Matching invoices against LPO’s, requisitions and delivery notes;
Processing and entering of payments and other transactions in the SUN system;
levying and remitting to the authorities all statutory deductions;
Acting as a bank agent for the PSU account and making necessary cash payments and reimbursements
Maintenance of bank correspondence file to ensure compliance with AAIK banking guidelines;
Undertaking bank reconciliation and management of petty cash;

Administrative Functions
Managing all the assets within the PSU;
Procurement of goods and services in accordance with the procurement policies and regulations;
Handling procurement decisions within the thresholds approved;
Coordinating the back-ups for the PSU;
Provision of administration support for the PSU;
Making travel bookings and arrangements;
Overseeing maintenance and ensuring acquisition of statutory vehicle licenses for the PSU;

Overseeing routine office maintenance;
Provision of administration and human resources support in the PSU including maintenance of employees files and management of leaves days;
Provision of administrative and logistical support to the PSU to ensure effective flow of information and activities in the PSU; and
Maintaining records of receipts and expenditures for the PSU;

Eligible candidates for the position will be persons who have:
A Bachelors of Commerce degree or Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized University;
Satisfactorily served as Accountant or a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like organizations for a minimum period of three (3) years; and
CPA part I or its equivalent.

Key Competencies
Have high degree of integrity and dependability;
Ability to work independently and be self motivated;
Excellent communication and presentation skills;
High level of IT proficiency in use of MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, SUN system and e-mail; and
Excellent team player.

To apply, click here submit your application; for any queries, kindly direct the same to hresources.kenya@actionaid.org .Kindly use the instructions in the System Access Document to resolve any system challenges you may encounter.

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