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Position Title: Project Accountant
Reports To: The Director  & The Programme Co-Ordinator
The Archdiocese of Nyeri – Caritas Nyeri is hereby inviting applications for the following position.
The Project Accountant is a full-time position at Caritas Nyeri reporting to both the Director and the Programme Co-ordinator.
He/she will provide financial and administrative support, including maintenance of day to day accounts and producing monthly and timely financial reports as may be required.
Responsibilities:
Working under the direct supervision of the Programme Co-ordinator, the Project Accountant will plan and co-ordinate the activities of the finance unit ensuring that the unit has adequate resources to effectively undertake its activities.

Providing leadership and supervision on accounting to all programme staff to ensure effectiveness and efficiency as per ADN Caritas Nyeri and partner requirements.
Reinforcement of organizational financial policies and procedures;  strengthen financial systems and internal controls and ensure that transactions are adequately captured and recorded accordingly.
Co-ordinating the preparation of budgets for the project as per Caritas Nyeri guidelines, partner’s requirements and monitoring of expenditure.
Monitoring of payments and liquidation of advances and imprest.
Compiling the projects’ monthly and quarterly financial statements and other accounting documents.
Preparation of all the programme reports.
Prepare rolls and returns on human resources/personnel payouts, including payroll.
Handle statutory taxes/deductions and ensure reports are updated on the same.
Liaising with external and internal auditors  in the management of audits.
Requirements:
Minimum CPA (K).
Training in computer accounting programmes (quickbooks, pastel) and proficiency in Microsoft office.
At least 3 years experience working in a busy organization preferably an NGO or USAID-funded projects.
Proven ability to work with different donor partners with stringent accounting requirements.
Strong financial management, report writing and communication skills.
Knowledge in human resource management is an added advantage.
Send in your application complete with CV, copies of certificates and testimonial, names and contacts of three professional references and a recommendation letter from your parish minister to the address below, so as to reach on or before 24th July, 2013.  (Remember to indicate your Tel. contact).
The Director,
Archdiocese of Nyeri – Caritas Nyeri,
Development Centre,
Mathari-Ihururu Road, Next to Italian Memorial
P.O. Box 288 – 10100,
Nyeri.
You can also hand-deliver your application to Caritas Nyeri Offices next to the Italian Memorial on Mathari-Ihururu Rd.
Archdiocese of Nyeri is an equal opportunity employer