Volunteer Accountant @ Social Enterprise promoting quality early childhood care [586] in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
Volunteer Accounting Assignment
17 May 2019
12 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

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Social Enterprise promoting quality early childhood care [586]

Flights covered. Accommodation or Stipend provided

Nairobi, Kenya

1-2 months

Our Partner promotes quality early childhood care. They are supporting small day-care businesses servicing marginalised and low-income families in Nairobi and aiming to install an environment that is safe, stimulating, profitable and affordable. Their approach has been to build a replicable model to improve the quality of these day-care providers.

You will begin with a review of their accounting systems, procedures and controls, making recommendations for best practice, taking into account the capacity and resources of the team. They recently received the support of a pro bono consultant who focused on operational systems and strategy. He spent a couple of days installing a simple finance management system but this was not his area of expertise. You will be reviewing and further developing this work.

You will be creating the platform and policies to manage their microloan system provided for the day-care providers as their current system is not fit for purpose. You will be helping to create a user friendly system with a clear reporting dashboard. Your work will also feed into the new app which is currently being developed to include a customer facing system.

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

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