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Accountant – KNC 7 – Short Term Contract

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Accountant - KNC 7 - Short Term Contract

Job Title: Accountant
Reports To: Senior Accountant
Remuneration: Monthly Gross –Ksh. 59,085
Terms Short: Term Employment (6 Months Contract)

Function of the Accounting Unit

The accounting division exists to perform the following functions: accounting policies development; managing  accounts  payable  (money  out);  managing  accounts  receivable  and revenue tracking (money in), handling payments; taxation and cash flow control, revenue collection and receipting; cash security; reconciliation of payments; inventory management; debtors collection; monitoring property accounting; cost analysis; preparation of accounting reports and security of accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Officer will be responsible to the accountant for implementation of the tasks of the Accounts Division in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the Corporations’ goals, objectives and agreed performance targets. This will entail inter alia:

  1. Availing information to customers when necessary, upon request and escalate where unable to avail;
  2. Receiving and verifying invoices/claims/imprest request from suppliers/staff and posting in appropriate registers and forwarding to Finance Manager for authorization;
  3. Receiving   authorized   requests   (claims,   invoices,   imprest)   and   processing (prepare voucher/warrant) and capturing of the payment;
  4. Receipting of cash/revenue received immediately upon recognition
  5. Posting of payments and receipts in the cashbook daily;
  6. Performing monthly bank reconciliation;
  7. Preparing, updating and reconciling creditor, debtors and general ledgers and providing debtors report;
  8. Preparing remittance advices for suppliers;
  9. Preparing weekly payment status report, itemising pending payments; and
  10. Any other duties as may be assigned.

Academic & Professional

Bachelor’s Degree in  Commerce,  Business  Administration, Business  management  (Finance  or  Accounting  option)  or other    relevant    and    equivalent    qualifications    from    a recognized institution;

Qualifications

-Proficiency in computer applications.
-Certified  Public   Accountants   (CPAK)  Examination   OR Diploma in Finance/Accounts or its recognized equivalent qualifications.

How to Apply

1. Submit copies of Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Academic Papers, National Identity Card, NSSF and NHIF.
2. Send application in a hard copy to:

The Secretary General/CEO
Kenya National Commission for UNESCO P. O. Box 72107-00200
National Bank Building, 16th Floor
Harambee Avenue
NAIROBI

OR

3. Submit hard copies of the above documents at KNATCOM Offices.
4. Hand delivered application forms should be submitted at the KNATCOM reception 16th
Floor, National Bank Building –Harambee Avenue.
5. The deadline for submission of all applications is 16th December 2022 at 5.00 pm.
6. All applicants MUST fill and sign the job applications register when submitting their applications.

Note:
i). Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
ii). Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

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