Job Number: SA/001/2021
Position Title: Accountant
Team: Business Operations
Position Type: Full Time
Application deadline: Sunday 31st January 2021 at 5 pm EAT
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) is a fast-growing start-up, capitalizing on interactive media and digital communications to curate and spark engaging discussions that convene citizens’ voices as evidence and elevate them to the level of decision-making. We equip development, humanitarian and governance organizations with unique capabilities to listen intelligently to the citizens they serve. Spun out of cutting-edge research at the University of Cambridge in 2014, we have an established presence in East Africa and beyond with a vibrant growing core team in Nairobi. Our clients include UNICEF, the European Union, Oxfam, and the MasterCard Foundation.
AVF is seeking an experienced Accountant, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic professional to join our growing team to manage the finance functions in AVF. The assignment involves performing accounts duties and working in close collaboration with the project teams. This involves ensuring proper financial management, preparation of budgets and strict adherence to finance policies and ensuring proper procurement procedures are followed.
You will also process all our financial transactions, keep track of AVF Grants budgets, preparation of financial reports for our donors, members and other stakeholders, ensure that our financial and procurement procedures are accurately implemented and support the audit process.
Essential functions and responsibilities: