Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

The East African
Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic
of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic
of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Uganda with its
Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to
widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to
improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased
competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting
opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are
citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda,
Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable
at EAC Competition Authority.

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (1
post) (REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/25)

Directorate:                          
Finance

Department:                         
Finance

Current scale/Grade:          
G5

Job reports to:
          
           
Registrar

Main purpose of job

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 and
Experience

  • 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.

Skills and competencies

  •  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

Eligibility for
applications

Applicants from all EAC
Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

Terms and Conditions of
Service

The above position is
tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable.

This position is subject
to the application of the Quota System.

Fringe Benefits

The established posts
offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Education Qualifications

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.


Relevant Working Experience:

Internship, training,
and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity:

The EAC is an equal
opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged
to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set
requirements.

How to Apply

Apply for Accounts Assistant Job here

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:

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

  • 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.

  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted

  •  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]
Website : www.eac.int

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