Volunteer Accountant @ Not-for-profit organization supporting vulnerable & orphaned children

Kajiado West, Kenya
Volunteer Accounting Assignment

Are you an accounting professional looking to use your skills and experience to give something back to society and those less fortunate around the world? Perhaps swap London for Laos, Melbourne for Malawi or Boston for Belize!?

Accounting for International Development offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world the opportunity to use their skills to support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally. Volunteer Accounting Assignments of between 2 weeks and 6 months form part of our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in over 50 countries. Click APPLY for more...

Not-for-profit organization supporting vulnerable & orphaned children

Affordable Accommodation

Kajiado West, Kenya

1-2 weeks

Our partner supports vulnerable and orphaned children, providing shelter, food, clothes, healthcare and educational materials and access.These children are referred by local government because they have been affected or at risk of neglect or abuse. They also work with the wider communities to support the families of vulnerable children, working to preserve families and keep children at home as much as is possible.

You will begin with an internal review of their current financial procedures, system and controls. You will be making and implementing your recommendations for best practice, taking into consideration the resources and capacity of the team.

Our partner was founded by social workers, they have been learning as they go to build their internal finance and administrative structure and will welcome your guidance. Their current bookkeeper is a CPA student and will benefit from 1:1 coaching and support. They are using QuickBooks and have a local external accountant who is filing their annual returns. You will be providing coaching and training to help build their capacity in finance management. They would like to ensure they have a robust system that meets compliance and accountability. They have also requested support to improve their bookkeeping procedures so they can be capturing complete and accurate records and are able to report back to the Kenyan and US Boards.

They would also like you to review the farm accounting structure and to advise on business and financial planning to help them achieve their goal of it becoming financially sustainable in the future.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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