Accounts Officer – Vision Africa
Position Title: Accounts Officer
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Post Holder: TBC
Reports to: CEO
Position Overview: This part time paid position is to ensure proper management of Vision Africa accounts in Kenya. As such the post holder shall have significant responsibilities in reporting on financial matters and is directly accountable to the CEO and indirectly accountable to the UK Board of Trustees for all relevant matters.
Confidentiality of information is key to this role and the post holder must keep confidential all personnel, payroll and financial details of the organisation.
As Vision Africa is a Christian Charity the post holder will be expected to profess the Christian faith which will be evidenced in their moral conduct. They will also be required to be in full sympathy with Vision Africa’s values, aims and objectives.
The position has these principal responsibilities:
Handle all book-keeping and accounting matters
Prepare monthly reports and account reconciliations
Input relevant data to Donor Database
Prepare accounts for audit as necessary
Monitor all statutory and tax obligations
Preparation of payments
Preparation of documentation in line with Vision Africa’s financial policies
Carry out 1-7 for Vision Africa owned project, Seed of Hope.
Requirements for Applicants
CPA Section 2 minimum or equivalent
Knowledge of statutory returns
Knowledge of accounting software
1 year minimum working experience
Self-driven and self-reliant, able to work independently
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Excellent time and resource management skills.
Closing Date: 6pm–7th October, 2015
Interviews will commence (provisionally) on 12th October. Applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include a cover letter, and full CV indicating three referees. The recruitment process will be guided by Vision Africa’s Operations Manual.
Vision Africa welcomes applicants who would like to be recruited as a consultant, rather than part time employee.
Any questions throughout the recruitment process should be sent to email@example.com.
*Originally posted on 23rd September 2015.