Thursday, January 24, 2013

Accounts Clerk at Nuru International Kenya


Nuru International Kenya is an NGO committed to ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by offering locally-led training in agriculture, personal finance, healthcare, and education. 

Nuru focuses on cultivating service-minded leaders and equipping people with tools and knowledge to lead their communities out of extreme poverty. 

Using local income-generating activities, Nuru sustains its work and funds program scaling into neighboring districts – thereby multiplying impact. 

Nuru's vision is to create a world where people living in extreme poverty have the choice to determine their future.  

About The Position:
 
The Accounts Clerk will report to the Chief Accountant who assigns them duties based on available work load. 

These responsibilities will largely revolve around the day-to-day management of the organisation’s books, accounting and cash/expense management systems.
 
Responsibilities shall include:
  • To ensure received cash is banked intact
  • To check cash received against official receipt
  • To verify the accuracy of cash received for goods or services received or rendered
  • Preparing the bank reconciliation
  • Keeping and maintaining the cash books
  • To ensure that bank statements and direct credit slips are received from the bank on time
  • Ensure prompt issue of receipts in respect of direct credit slips
  • Follow up returned cheques
  • To ensure proper posting and keeping of books of account
  • Ensure prompt posting of the ledger books
  • To extract monthly trial balance
  • Prepare statement of income and expenditure
  • Prepare monthly reports on the position of the ledger books
  • Deal with all matters emanating from record keeping
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Accountant
Candidate Requirements:
  • Passion for Nuru International Kenya’s mission and model
  • At least 2+ years of work experience in accounts, preferably within an NGO
  • CPA II  (Section 3 &4) or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Quickbooks and Microsoft Excel.
  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative.
  • Literacy and fluency in English and Ki-Swahili required; fluency in Ki-kurian preferred but not required.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Nuru International is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Qualified Individuals, Please Apply:
 
Interested applicants should submit their testimonials including resume/CVs and cover letter supported by at least two known references. 

Please complete your application in English, include your phone number, and turn it in at our offices / Human Resources Manager in at Nuru’s office in Isibania (see PO Box for mailing information) or email it to accountsclerkjob@nuru.co.ke. 

Please outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.
 
Interview arrangements: 
 
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Only shortlisted candidates or proposals will be contacted.

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