Field Accountant Vacancy

EGPAF

Job Description

LOCATION: Kakamega

Job Summary

To support the Finance Manager in ensuring that financial and accounting operations of the EGPAF Field Office are in strict compliance with EGPAF policies and procedures and specific donor rules and regulations. Also strive to ensure efficient and accountable use of donor funds

Key Responsibilities

Accounts Payables

Timely processing of staff advances for travel and activities
Timely processing of activities participants’ mobile payments
Processing of supplier invoices within agreed timelines
Reconciliation of supplier statements
Ensures that all hard copy vouchers are duly authorized before payment and filing
Manages a systematic financial filing system that is sequential, complete and up to date at all times both scanned and hard copies

2. Accounts Receivables

Reviews and signs off on all submitted Field Expense Reports, ensuring the validity and accuracy of all submitted receipts. Periodically samples receipts and clarifies sampled expenses with vendors
Accurately posts the advances liquidating expenses to QuickBooks

3. Cash/Bank Management

Reviews and signs off on all submitted Field Expense Reports, ensuring the validity and accuracy of all submitted receipts. Periodically samples receipts and clarifies sampled expenses with vendors
Accurately posts the advances liquidating expenses to QuickBooks

4. Statutory Requirements

Ensure all statutory remittances are paid on time, and that accurate amounts are paid
Maintain and update statutory remittances file, conducting period audits of the files to ensure ability to satisfy any statutory scrutiny

5. Monthly Reporting activities

Timely posting of all transactions as well as ensuring consistency, accuracy and completeness of such transactions.
Ensure EGPAF –K finance office meets all Nairobi reporting deadlines for Quick Books end of the month Reports

6. Other Responsibilities

Support the Audit/Compliance Review Exercises
In liaison with HR, orientation of new staff on finance policies and procedures
Any other work related duties as may be assigned

Required skills and experience:

Minimum Degree in related Business Field
CPAK or equivalent
Experience working in a donor funded project will be an advantage
Excellent communication skills
Well-developed interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic and ability and willingness to work long hours
Able to work in team settings and willingness to learn
Cross-cultural competence as demonstrated by confidence and ability to make relevant presen

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