The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center seeks to contract a Financial Accountant on full-time basis to provide leave coverage for three months.
1) Payments Recording
a) Ensuring payment documents are properly supported and duly approved during posting .This includes checking whether all expenditures have project allocation.
b) Posting allocation of stationery, printing, photocopying and other shared resources allocations to projects.
c) Preparation of report for Payment Vouchers and cheques to ensure that they are all accounted for.
2) Financial Reporting & General Finance
a) Providing support for financial transactions for project reporting as necessary.
b) Ensuring proper filling and maintenance of accounting record.
3) Bank Reconciliations
Preparation of bank reconciliations. The bank reconciliations have to be submitted for review by 5th of every month.
4) Payroll – Consultants Fees Processing
Preparation of field staff fees payments ensuring they are properly approved and supported and processing them through Flexi-Personnel Ltd.
5) VAT and Withholding Tax
Making payment for VAT and withholding tax and making sure returns are filed as per the statutory deadlines.
1. Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field plus final professional qualification (e.g CPA K, ACCA).
2. At least three years post qualification experience in a similar position.
3. Excellent skills in MS Excel.
4. Experience in Navision (MS Dynamics) accounting software preferred.
This is a three months contract. The position is to be filled immediately.
Applications are to be sent online to firstname.lastname@example.org, please indicate position applied for on the subject line.