The following opportunities are open at the YWCA of Kenya.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF BRANCH ACCOUNTANT KISUMU BRANCH

Young Women Christian Association is a National Organization founded in 1912 whose purpose is to develop the leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice and peace for all humanity.

The Association invites application for the position of Branch Accountant for its Branch in Kisumu. The successful candidate will be based in Kisumu and will report to the Branch Manager.

PURPOSE

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Branch Accountant will be accountable for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In-charge of the accounts department in the Branch
  • Timely reporting including project financial reports as well as management reports
  • Preparation of the payroll on a monthly basis
  • Create project accounts in the accounting system
  • Review cashbooks and cashbook reconciliations weekly.
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Report on project profitability to management
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion
  • Preparation of year-end schedules for corporate income tax returns and annual audit.
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
  • Preparation and processing of various journal entries related to general accounting.
  • Compile and review subsidiary ledgers and financial statements.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of accounting systems and controls in conjunction with the National Chief Accountant.
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Perform special projects as directed by the Branch Manager and the National Chief Accountant.

Qualifications & Skills

  • CPA 3
  • At least three (3) years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Computer literacy and the ability to apply accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of pastel will be an added advantage

Candidates that are interested and meet the above qualifications are invited to apply. An application with a detailed CV to reach the under mentioned on or before 26th April 2018

Human Resource Manager
YWCA of Kenya
hr@ywcakenya.org

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted