African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET): Account Assistants
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is not for profit, networking alliance and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with ministries of health, regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease surveillance capabilities of Africa countries that are critical to meeting the requirements of the integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDRS) strategy and the international Health Regulations (IHR).
They are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Account Assistant
- Review of financial documents to ensure accuracy of the information there in and compliance with the organization’s financial policies and procedures.
- Preparation of vouchers and entering the transactions into the accounting package and/or excel ledgers.
- Review advance requests to ensure that no additional advance is given while there is an unaccounted-for advance against a staff.
- Keep track of all advances to ensure accuracy of the advance balances and assist to reconcile them.
- Review the petty cash transactions to ensure accuracy, reasonableness, completeness of documentation and that value for money was obtained before the approve for replenishment by Senior Accountant;
- Ensure proper maintenance of the cash books for all the bank accounts.
- Ensure that proper coding of all the expenditures is done in line with the organization’s approved codes.
- Assist in coordination on financial matters with third parties like vendors, banks, URA, NSSF, etc
- Proper filing of all the accounting and supporting documents with proper references for ease of document tracing and ensure they are kept in accordance with the Organization’s and donor requirements.
- Undertake a thorough review of accountabilities submitted by staff and sub recipients to ensure accuracy, reasonableness and completeness of the accountabilities.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy
- Certification by professional Accounting bodies will be an added advantage (ACA/ACCA)
- At least 3 years of work experience in a similar position obtained from a busy and reputable NGO is an added advantage
- Knowledge and experience of Sun System package is an added advantage.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Application Deadline 19th February, 2018. To apply click here