Program Accountant at Kakenya’s Dream

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kakenya’s Dream

  • Kakenya’s Dream is seeking a Program Accountant to support the financial management in our field office. This position will be fully based in Isampin, Transmara West, Narok County and reports to the Finance & Administration Officer. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Director of Programs and might be required to commit some time over the weekends to support the program team.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Ensure that the day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions in field office are performed in accordance with internal policy and procedures
  • Assist the programs team in developing and seeking approvals for activity budgets and expenditure
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flows for all projects activities
  • Coordinate and facilitate the procurement requirements of the field office on the basis of the procurement policy guidelines
  • Review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control over payments
  • Maintain accurate records of financial transactions in order to monitor financial status of project activities, ensuring all accounting data are updated, reconciled and fully supported
  • Maintain a bank monitoring report and ensure there are sufficient funds before payments are released
  • Processing of payments
  • Ensure that invoices received reconcile to purchase orders and matching receipts to purchase orders
  • Preparing monthly financial reports for internal and external use on income and expenditure
  • Overall management of petty cash and its related activities including documentation
  • Support the Finance & Administration Officer to ensure regular and annual audits are carried out smoothly
  • Represent the finance department in the board of directors monthly meetings

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field desired.
  • Minimum CPA Part II.
  • Previous experience working with Online QuickBooks
  • At least two years experience working in an accounting function.
  • At least a year of progressive working experience in rural environments.
  • Computer literacy and strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Method of Application

If you meet the above qualifications, please email your resume and cover letter indicating your expected salary and availability to by close of business on Friday1st March 2024.

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