Kenya Red Cross

Branch Accountant at Kenya Red Cross Society

July 9, 2024

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Job Description

Position summary

The overall objective of the position takes overall responsibility of ensuring that all transactions are recorded accordingly.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reconcile bank records and ensure that outstanding items are followed up and cleared
  • Monitor bank balances
  • Manage banking relationships
  • Receive donor funds to ensure and refunds from staff
  • Highlight discrepancies to relevant departments
  • Report on bank reconciliations for branch and regional accounts
  • Periodic archival & Filing of all reconciliation reports and statements
  • Allocate invoices to the respective projects and the appropriate budget lines
  • Undertake supplier reconciliations 
  • Prepare financial reports on payables
  • File and remit KRA returns

Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma in Finance Commerce of Accounting field

Desired Competencies

  • Candidate should be familiar with KRCS finance systems/processes as well the fundamental principals
  • Candidate should be volunteer with KRCS in the North Rift Region
  • A diploma in Business management/accounting/ Commerce is preferred
  • A strong sense of business ethics including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information.