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Thursday, February 9, 2017

USIU Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

United States International University-Africa, situated in Nairobi, Kenya is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa catering to over 6500 students from 62 nationalities, and with a global network of over 16,000 alumni.
It is also the only other university in Africa to receive local and American accreditation of its 22 degree programs.
In line with USIU – Africa’s commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:
Senior Accountant
Reporting to the Principal Accountant – Financials, the holder of this position will be responsible for supporting the treasury function by supervision of cash receipts and bank reconciliations
Key Responsibilities
  • Ensuring that all bank accounts are timely and accurately reconciled to cash book on a month to month basis
  • Process all journals in respect to bank reconciliations and cashier journals
  • Supervise cashiers and vet daily cashiering reports.
  • Conduct surprise cash counts for all cashiers.
  • Handle all queries regarding bank deposits and wire transfers.
  • Reconcile related General Ledger accounts
  • Prepare audit schedules for both internal and external audits
  • Perform other duties assigned
Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field from an accredited university.
  • CPA (K) / ACCA (Final Level)
  • At least 3 years’ of relevant experience as an Accountant.
Personal Attributes & Competencies
  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.
Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by Friday, February 24, 2017.
Director of Human Resources,
United States International University – Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

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