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ACCOUNTANT Short Term Contract Based in Homabay
Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation. Plan is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.
The successful candidate will be required to implement the corporate financial systems and capacity development of CBO/partners in financial accounting. He/She will liaise with the relevant Country Office staff and the community to facilitate required processes. The incumbent will report to the Senior Accountant.
Employment is on a three month short term contract.
Key responsibilities •Review all financial commitments against budgets and in compliance with Plan policies and procedures. •Processing of all financial transactions in the General Ledger •Preparation of financial reports. •Provide accurate and timely preparation of reconciliation for cash, payroll, receivables and payables accounts. •Enhance financial capacity of CBO/Partners working with Plan. •Maintain and manage all financial documents. •Verify and report physical existence of assets
Qualifications, experience and skills •CPA (K) or other professional qualification in accounting •At least 3 years accounting experience – preferably in an NGO •Well versed in computerised accounting applications •Ability to work and fit within a team environment •Acts with high degree of integrity and professionalism •Good communication and facilitation skills •Strong planning, organisational and analytical skills
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children. Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.
How to apply: 
If you meet the requirements of the above position and would like to be a part of it in our commitment to children, please send updated curriculum vitae and three references to the attention of the Program Unit Manager, Homabay or email to to be received latest by 02nd November 2011. Your envelope or email should bear the title/reference “TEMPORARY ACCOUNTANT – HOMABAY PROGRAM UNIT” as the subject.
We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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