Accounts Assistant

International Transformation Foundation (ITF)

  • Entry Level
  • Internship
  • Volunteer
  • Nairobi
  • Entry Level
  • Internship
  • Volunteer
  • Nairobi
  • July 22, 2024


Vacancy Description

International Transformation Foundation (ITF) is an internationally youth led non-profit organization providing youth educational and self-development programs, encompassing leadership and entrepreneurship, to harness creativity for a youth system that provides jobs, offering security, opportunities to grow, and contribute to the development of our communities.

Since its establishment ITF has been developing and operating youth development programs to lead the youth of today as leaders with a strong heart and mind as true workers of society with creative and progressive thinking. Our current projects are:


Jijenge Kijana fund is a youth livelihood pathway offering micro-credit and micro-saving training enabling ITF members to engage in productive and stable livelihoods to generate increased income to lift them out of poverty.


This is a school-based and students-managed business designed to sell clean tap water to community residents at an affordable price; a sustainable business model that pre-finances a community school in order to set up an on-site water kiosk with specially designed and sustainable products.


The public water fountain project aims to install sustainable tap water stations near playgrounds, city centers, parks, schools and bus stations in Africa which ensure accessible clean drinking tap water. The project also works to bring awareness on the environmental impact of production and waste of single-use plastic water bottles.


ITF operates capacity-building projects that gather global partnerships with the aim of tackling youth unemployment by bridging the educational sector and labor market enabling young people to undergo work-based learning. These projects are co-financed by the Erasmus plus programme of the European Union.

Account Assistant


You will ensure ITF’s compliance with financial accounting regulations while improving existing practices. Responsibilities include:

  1. Budgeting:
    Developing the appropriate budget for the organization and ensuring that the budget is followed accurately.
  2. Financial Data Collection:
    You are responsible for ITF’s compliance with accounting regulations. You are required to uphold accounting standards. At the same time, you are expected to improve existing practices by:

    • Overseeing the incorporation of new accounting software to streamline financial data collection.
    • Ensure there is a secure backup of all financial data.
  3. Staff Information:
    You are also responsible for maintaining high accounting practices throughout the ITF volunteer/staff base. This means:
    • Ensure all staff members understand both the intended value of accounting systems and how to use them. This will require you to work with all staff members, especially the operations Director to ensure that orientation materials reflect the current system.
    • Set clear office protocol regarding accounting systems.


  1. At least be a second-year bachelor student in related fields.
  2. Good organizational skills, including ability to work within tight deadlines.
  3. excellent communication skills orally and in writing, interpersonal and presentation skills, including the ability to work with diverse individuals.
  4. Ability to maintain an established work schedule, work flexibly and as part of a team.
  5. Willingness and capacity to volunteer.
  6. Passion and commitment towards youth development.


Currently all our core staff members are strictly volunteer based. There is no financial compensation available at the moment. The available benefits include those related to personal, professional growth through this work experience and possibilities to travel to project locations.

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Application Guidelines

We DO NOT consider incomplete applications as well as candidates who are not able to cover the volunteer term expenses as mentioned in the above paragraph (Compensation). ITF only accepts applications submitted via the volunteer application form on the ITF website;

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