Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Position: Accounts Assistant (1 post)

REF No:
EAC/HR/2020-21/25)

Directorate: 
Finance

Department:  Finance

Current
scale/Grade: G5

Job reports to: 
 Registrar

Job Description

Facilitate the
processing of payment for goods and services and ensure that records and books
of accounts are complete, accurate, and up to date.

Responsibilities

The Accounts Assistant
shall perform the following functions :

  • Initiate
    preparation of payment vouchers as per the necessary approvals.

  • Verify
    payment vouchers.

  • Maintain
    ledgers.

  • Update
    payment records.

  • Post
    payment vouchers into the system.

  • Reconcile
    daily, weekly/monthly accounts.

  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate
    Degree in Accounts or finance, Business Administration with CPA II / ACCA
    II or relevant accounting certification.

  •  Minimum of 5 years working in
    an accounting environment.

  •  Competency in Accounting
    systems, Microsoft applications including

  • Word,
    Excel and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Attention
    to detail and ability to multi-task.

  • High
    level of integrity

  • All
    candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the
    relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State.
    This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained
    qualifications.

  • All
    professions that require registration with the specific professional
    bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of
    their respective Partner States.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates
who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned
position are advised to :

  • Fill
    in the application form attached (download from here);

  • attach
    their application letter, a detailed CV, Copies of certified academic
    certificates, and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF
    format scanned in one (1) file.

  • Please
    quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and
    envelope.

  • For
    electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the
    subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be
submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21st August   2020.

Please note:

1.        
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not
both.

2.        
Applications which do not :

·        

 

    • have
      EAC application form;

    • indicate nationality and age;

    • have the reference number;

    • or have an application letter
      attached;

    • have certified copies of their
      academic degrees and other professional Certificates;

    • or fail to provide three
      referees will be disqualified.

3.        
Only qualified candidates will be contacted

4.        
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55
years of age.

Please note that EAC
does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All
invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

A due diligence will be
conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic
certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in respective
Partner States) and employment records .

The Secretary General

East African Community

P. o Box 1096

Arusha – Tanzania.

Tel: +255 27 2162100

Fax: +255 27 2162190

E-mail: [email protected]; copy
to: [email protected]

Website : 
www.eac.int
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