Project & Accounting Coordinator at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)

Job Description

Description



DDD believes talent has no boundaries–and opportunities shouldn’t either. In 2001, we saw the need to bring tech skills and living-wage work to men and women in underserved communities in Asia. It was here that DDD helped plant the seed for a socially responsible outsourcing practice known as impact sourcing.

Salix Data as a client to Digital Data Divide leverages its high-quality people and services to have a positive impact on our customers by solving problems and delivering results while staying true to our core values of Service, Achievement, Leadership, Integrity, and Expertise.

SALIX is an award-winning small business that works with some of the largest companies in the world to address key data challenges.  Started in 1999 by two brothers, SALIX has grown to have over 2,500 customers and a wide range of technical services that include Business Process Outsourcing, Forensic Collection, E-Discovery Processing, and Cyber Security.  SALIX processors are treated as part of the team and are expected to provide insight and innovative ideas to the challenges that our customers are experiencing. The right candidate’s talents will be fully utilized and they will gain real-world experience in working for a growing, entrepreneurial company.

SALIX is a family-owned business headquartered in Cincinnati, with operations in India and Kenya.  The average employee has been with SALIX for 8 years and has a mentality that they will fill whatever role that is necessary to meet the customers’ expectations on any given day.

About the Role

This specific role provides Accounting services both internally (for SALIX) and externally (for SALIX’s customers).  SALIX has a growing sector of its business where customers want to outsource invoice processing and basic Accounting functions.

Internal Duties And Responsibilities

Payroll management.

Assist with creating project accounts in the accounting system

Accounts payables and receivables management

Work with other project managers to create and track invoices.

Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers

Internal Accounting

Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management

Project management


EXTERNAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Completes operations by developing schedules, assigning and monitoring work, gathering resources, implementing productivity standards, resolving operations problems, maintaining reference manuals, implementing new procedures.

Provides quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards.

Occasionally meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project

Track project performance, using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals

Projects management

Data entry

And any other duties assigned


Qualifications

Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance. (Relevant certification in project management is a plus)

One year of relevant experience in accounting and project management.

 Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks

Experience with general ledger functions

Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, good analytical, and multi-tasking skills

Additional certification (CPA or CMA) is a plus


A successful candidate for this position will;


Detail Oriented – achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.

Willingness to think proactively and anticipate future needs

Proven ability to solve complex problems methodically

Possess time keeping skills

Can work and deliver with minimal supervision

·Excellent  communication and interpersonal skills

Have a positive attitude – our culture at SALIX is very collaborative and we strive to provide an enjoyable work environment.  We look for people that will enhance this culture


Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
 
 
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