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Program Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

A reading medical and health systems technical support institution is looking for a dynamic, driven and competent individual to fill the post of a Program Accountant
Primary Function:

The main responsibility will be to oversee and accurate preparation of accounting and financial management information necessary for budget control, internal, statutory and donor requirements
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, a professional qualification in accounting (ACCA, CPA or equivalent)
  • Experience in budget preparation and tracking in the NGO sector
  • Computer proficiency with basic accounting programs, knowledge in quick books is an added advantage
Purpose and Key Responsibilities

  • Keep the organizations financial accounts
  • Assist the program manager during budget development as well as budget tracking
  • Liaising with the regional accountant to ensure compliance to US government accounting regulations of financial accounting.
  • Development and submission of accounting reports on a regular basis to the program manager
  • Administer and maintain assigned accounts to verify accuracy of transactions and uniform application of policies, procedures, and acceptable standards
Job knowledge
  • Understanding or administrative policies and procedures,
  • Thorough understanding of international best practices in accounting.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their applications together with curriculum vitae, day time telephone number, address and telephone contacts of three professional referees on or before 16th August, 2010.

The Advertiser
P.O. Box 495 - 00606
Nairobi

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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