Elizabeth Glaser Field Accountant – Jobs in Kenya

Title: Field Accountant

Location: Kiambu County

Reports To: Senior Finance Officer

Classification: Full-time

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?
Will support the Senior Finance Officer in ensuring that financial and accounting operations are in strict compliance with EGPAF policies and procedures and specific donor rules and regulations. Also strive to ensure efficient and accountable use of donor funds across the Kenya program.

No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect as a Title?

Accounts Payables
Ensures adequacy of supporting documentation for all documentation forwarded for payment
Timely processing of staff advances for travel and activities.
Processing of supplier invoices within stipulated period.
Ensuring vouchers are duly authorized before payment and filing.
Manage a systematic online financial filing system that is sequential, complete and up to date at all times.
Pro-actively address identified monthly compliance issues regarding payables from HQ and between Nairobi & Sub-Offices.

Accounts Receivables
Implement EGPAF Kenya’s advances liquidation policy.
Reviews and signs off on all submitted Field Expense Reports, ensuring the validity and accuracy of all submitted receipts.
Periodically samples receipts and clarifies sampled expenses with vendors.
Accurately posts the advances liquidating expenses to QuickBooks.

Cash/Bank Management
Monitor bank account balances and request for top ups whenever the account runs low.
Performs accurate monthly bank reconciliations.

Monthly Reporting activities
Daily posting of all transactions in quick books and ensuring consistency, accuracy and completeness of such transactions.
Work on key end month KPIs to facilitate EGPAF –K finance office meets all HQ reporting deadlines for Quick Books closing.

Other Responsibilities
Orientation of new staff on finance policies and procedures.
Support of both internal and external audit.
Focal finance representative in Dhibiti Project.
A member of budget monitoring Committee- Dhibiti Project.
Any other work related duties as may be assigned.

To be successful, you will have:
Minimum Degree in related Business Field.
CPA Finalist.
Excellent communication skills.
Well-developed interpersonal skills.
Strong work ethic and ability and willingness to work long hours.
Able to work in team settings and willingness to learn.
Cross-cultural competence as demonstrated by confidence and ability to make relevant presentations to diverse audiences.
IT Savvy, including accounting soft wares.
Willingness to travel.

Competencies
The Foundation expects all employees to possess the fundamental competencies of interpersonal skills, communication, accountability, continual learning, and driving results. The ideal candidate will either be proficient or advanced in the following set of competencies, specific to this position’s level of Officer:

Team Building – Team building is a person’s ability to inspire and foster team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. He/she also facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish goals.
Customer Service – Customer service is a person’s ability to anticipate and meet the needs of internal and external customers while delivering high-quality products and services and being committed to continuous improvement.
Decisiveness – Decisiveness is a person’s ability to make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences. He/she will also perceive the impact and implications of decisions.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood.

For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. Join us on our fight for an AIDS-free generation!

As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness. We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential. The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B).

EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender or age. In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.

The Foundation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to pay a fee at any stage of recruitment, please contact fraud@pedaids.org .
How to apply
For more information and job application details, see; https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=PEDAIDS&cws=41&rid=2774

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