Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:


Records expenditures, income, and any other related transactions, in the books of accounts.
Prepares payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
Prepares payroll and other regular payments with due consideration to deductions (for advances, loans, taxes, etc.).
Prepares monthly bank reconciliations.
Checks petty cash payments and periodically reconciles petty cash balances.
Keeps a register of fixed assets and maintains an easy cross reference system of all government property.
Ensures that the books of accounts are up to date at all times, orderly, well kept, and readily available for reference and audit, when required.
Prepares the monthly ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
Prepares monthly cash requests, and promptly advises action required to cover estimated costs.
Liaise with the Finance & Contracts Director and the Finance & Contract Analyst at the Africa IRS Headquarters Office on all aspects of financial procedures and any issues that may arise.
Ensures that government taxes are paid on time.
Ensures that periodic inventory of the fixed assets (property) of the company is conducted.
Ensures compliance, preparation and filling of various statutory documents including preparation of DA1 VAT forms for the project.
Assists the VectorLink Kenya Finance & Administration Manager in the implementation of the internal control system and financial procedures manual of the company.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification requirements include the following:

Secondary School completion (minimum) or a CPA level 2 (desirable), or a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business, or other relevant field (desirable).
At least two (2) years of professional experience in Accounting and Program Financial Management.
Experience working at international development programs, with experience at USAID-funded programs highly desirable.
Experience in payroll management, petty cash management, financial reporting, and budget tracking.
Experience in inventory management is desirable.


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