Young Women Christian Association
– Mombasa Branch
Young Women Christian Association is
a National Organization founded in 1912 whose purpose is to develop the
leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and
economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice
and peace for all humanity.
The Association invites application
for the position of Branch Accountant for its Branch in Mombasa.
The successful candidate will be
based in Mombasa and will report to the Branch Manager.
Reporting to the Branch
Manager, the Branch Accountant’s role will be to develop and maintain the
branch finance accounting and reporting system that will meet acceptable accounting
Duties and Responsibilities
In-charge of the accounts department
in the Branch
Ensure that the day-to-day accounting
operations and financial management functions in the Branch are performed in
accordance with internal policy and procedures.
Timely reporting including project
financial reports as well as management reports
Preparation of the payroll on a
Review cashbooks and cashbook
Maintain accounting records including
contracts and change orders
Preparation of year-end schedules for
corporate income tax returns and annual audit.
Compile information for internal and
external auditors, as required
Preparation and processing of various
journal entries related to general accounting.
Compile and review subsidiary ledgers
and financial statements.
Assist in the development,
implementation and maintenance of accounting systems and controls in
conjunction with the Head of Finance.
Preparation of annual budgets
Perform special projects as directed
by the Branch Manager and the Head of Finance.
Assist Program Officers in developing
and seeking approvals for activity budgets and expenditure.
Maintain budget control and monitor
cash flows for all projects activities.
Coordinate and facilitate the
procurement requirements of the office on the basis of the procurement policy
Review and account for procurement
transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts
and control over payments.
Qualifications & Skills
Bachelor degree in Accounting or
related field desired.
At least a year experience working in
an accounting function.
At least a year of progressive
working experience in rural environments.
Computer literacy and strong
knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Preparing monthly financial reports
for internal and external use on income and expenditure
Overall management of petty cash and
its related activities including documentation
Knowledge of pastel, quick books or
either will be an added advantage
Candidates that are interested and
meet the above qualifications are invited to apply.
An application with a detailed CV to
reach the under mentioned on or before 7th May 2019
Human Resource Manager
Only shortlisted candidates shall be
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