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Accountant - Maize Compact and Policy Enabler TAAT projects Job at AATF Africa - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 31 October 2018
Duty Station: Kenya
Posted: 17-10-2018
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-10-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-10-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accountant - Maize Compact and Policy Enabler TAAT projects

Jobs at:
AATF Africa

Deadline of this Job:
31st October 2018

Duty Station:
Nairobi, Kenya

Date Posted: 17th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company


Position: Accountant - Maize Compact and Policy Enabler TAAT projects

Location: Nairobi

Overall Purpose

  • Provide support in the execution of financial services of TAAT Projects [Maize Compact and Policy Enabler] and other institutional activities ensuring effective and transparent utilization of financial resources and integrity of financial services. 
  • Ensure promotion of a client—oriented approach consistent with AATF rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate, timely. complete and reliable periodical financial reports and ensure that all financial transactions comply with set company policies and procedures as well as development partners‘ regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure full compliance with AATF rules, regulations, and policies on financial activities, financial recording/reporting system and follow-up on Board and audit recommendations; 
  • Assist with the implementation of effective internal controls, proper functioning of a client-oriented financial resources management system;
  • Ensure full compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS] and other standards;
  • Preparation of TAAT project financial reports for management and respective donors;
  • Prepare donor reports for the TAAT Project and any reports that may be required by Management in relation to the project
  • this includes maintaining a schedule of funds status for each partner;
  • Compute, withhold. account and ensure timely remittance of all payroll deductions and taxes.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Commerce, Accounting, or other related subject;
  • CPA—K. ACCA etc. and member of a professional accounting body;
  • Five [5] years‘ experience in finance;
  • Knowledge of financial requirements by some donors such as the African Development Bank (AFBD)
  • Knowledge of accounting packages such as Sun System. SAGE, Pastel, QuickBooks etc;
  • Thorough understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and various regional statutory requirements and their application

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of and ability to work with different financial controls, systems and regulations including taxation requirements, financial reporting requirements, etc;
  • Strong financial management and accounting skills and business acumen;
  • Ability to work with different schedules and to meet stringent deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

Job application procedure
Candidates are invited to visit the link to access the full job description and to send their applications on or before 31 October 2018 to and clearly indicate on the email subject ACCOUNTANT - TAAT. Only short—listed candidates will he contacted. The African Agricultural Technology Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds and any other diversity groups whose diversity is within AATF means to apply and become a port of the organization. Closing Date: 31 October 2018

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