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Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

The Accountant is an integral member of AWF’s Finance team, reporting to Senior Manager Accounting and Compliance. He/She will be responsible for accurate General Ledger maintenance reconciliations and smooth monthly closure of books of accounts. She/he will also be involved in processing invoices, portal expense entries relating to Kenya and other AWF offices without dedicated Finance staff. In addition, the incumbent will also work with other finance teams to ensure timely processing of invoices and payments for all the operations in AWF. The position will actively support the annual organizational audit, country statutory audits and will support all donor-related audits and internal controls.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Qualified Accountant and Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
  2. Familiarity with institutional and other donor guidelines a strong advantage
  3. At least 5 years relevant working experience, at least 3 years within a donor funded nonprofit organization
  4. Audit experience will be an added advantage
  5. Good communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Knowledge of key donor requirements required

Education + Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or related field