Thursday, 5 October 2017

Job Opportunity at Kiwohede, Project Accountant

Location
Kyela Mbeya
Description
Location : Kyela DC -Mbeya(1post)
Duration : Two years  Reporting to : Program Manager

Main Duties & Key Responsibilities 
The post holder will assume responsibility for project accounting and financial reporting for Sauti Program (100%) through KIWOHEDE in Kyela District Council .Post holder will be accountable to ensure documentation and production of financial management on daily, weekly , monthly and quarterly basis in line with donor requirements with recommendable skills and experience based on USAID fund management .

The project accountant will work closely with the Project Manager, Finance and Administration Officer & Grants officers from Sauti Program.

 Responsibilities

  • Preparation and posting of correcting journals 
  • Ensure timely submission of financial report by adhering to internal and donor requirements 
  • Ensure that project expenditures are in line with compliance issues with focus on donor requirements 
  • Process and record drawdowns 
  • Ensure financial reconciliation in line with project schedules 
  • Review retirements from project staff
  • Assist FAO to ensure organization Head Office get updates on financial flow 
  • Review ToRs with regard to budget for project activities 
  • Ensure procurement planned under the project is undertaken by adhering to principles 
  • Preparing accounting information for internal and donor requirements
  • Work closely with Project manager to ensure preparation of monthly budget for field and office running costs
  • Prepare payroll by liaising with Project Manager, FAO and Executive Director 
  • Prepare consolidated drawdown and cash flow forecast and analyse variance 
  • Participate in project visit as and when required 
  • Verification of payments made by staff 
  • Orient staff on good project funds management in line with donor requirements 
  • Obtain approvals from the Director and from the donors on all procurements and purchases for the projects and for the organization.
  • Undertaking any other duties or assignments as per project requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor degree in Finance or accounts recognized institution
• Strong in financial recording and keeping systems 
• Strong communication skills in English and Kiswahili both oral and written;
• Excellent organizational and computer skills and attention to detail
• Demonstrated skills in negotiation, presentation, analytical and strategic thinking.
• Sensitivity, flexibility, tolerance and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Discretion and ability to handle confidential matters.
• A background of working in the charity or NGO sector and experience of working under USAID funded project will be an added advantage

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Whoever think is legible to one among the posts advertised above, should apply by sending his or her application including a letter of motivation, Copies of academic certificates, a full C.V with the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate's professional qualifications and work experience. All applications should be sent to katri@kiwohede.org copy anthonlouism@gmail.com .

Remember to state the job vacancy you are applying for.
Closing date:12/10/2017
Deadline for submission of applications will be one week after posting this advert . Screening of applications will begin immediately after and will continue until the posts are filled.

NOTE: NO APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE & ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEW.