Accounting Coordinator

Kounkuey Design Initiative is looking for an exceptional individual to fill the role of Accounting Coordinator. This is a new position within a dynamic and growing organization. The ideal candidate will be interested in and knowledgeable of the design and community development professions, and excited to take on the challenge of developing this position and supporting the growth of the organization as a whole.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an accounting expert and thought partner to strengthen team discipline and transparent controls in an innovative, dynamic and high-impact organization in both the US and Kenya Offices. The successful candidate will have five to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, with experience in gathering, evaluating, presenting, and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. Candidate will ideally have experience in a complex nonprofit that has multiple programs and funding sources. Reporting to the Global Director of Finance and Administration, the Accounting Coordinator will be responsible for preparing and managing a $3-4 million budget. The Accounting Coordinator must be able to manage and effectively support the organization in all areas of accounting, budgeting, and finance. The Accounting Coordinator will be responsible for the management of the organization’s operating budget and cash flow. As a hands-on position, the Accounting Coordinator will carry out data entry, create budgets, and manage cost allocation for grant reporting. The successful candidate will look forward to working from our Kenya office for a few weeks each year.

Responsibilities 

Accounting



Financial Management



Risk Management



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Desired Profile



Salary Range



Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Tony Korkunis, Director of Finance and Administration at tony@kounkuey.org

Application deadline January 11, 2019

 

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