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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, FARM-Africa helps rural Kenyans develop innovative ways to manage their natural resources, through providing training and supporting poor rural communities to identify and implement appropriate solutions to many of the key problems they face thus ensuring they have a role in shaping the policies that affect their lives.
FARM- Africa is seeking to recruit a dynamic and suitable individual to fill the position of a Program Accountant

The position will be based in Nairobi and will work closely with the Finance and Administration Manager, the Accountant, the Maendeleo Agricultural Technology Fund (MAEF) Coordinator, the Community Animal Health Network (CAHNET) Coordinator and the Programmes Operations Manager.

The role will be responsible for ensuring high standards of financial management within FARM-Africa Kenya with particular responsibility for office finances and regional projects managed from the Nairobi office.
Key Responsibilities
  • To maintain accurate payroll data and prepare the monthly payroll for the FARM-Africa Kenya Country office as per FARM- Africa policies and government regulations;
  • To maintain financial records for MAEF, CAHNET and other regional projects;
  • Prepare budgets and donor reports together with the MAEF and CAHNET Coordinators and field-based managers; and
  • Support the Finance and Administration Manager in ensuring sound financial management across the country programmes including compliance with FARM-Africa’s finance procedures manual.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Bachelors degree in commerce, business, finance or accounting; or
  • Professional qualifications such as ACCA or CPA (K);
  • Experience with donor reporting, project accounting and budgeting is mandatory;
  • Proficiency in SUN V5, Q & A and/or Quickbooks; and
  • Good communication, interpersonal and team playing skills are essential.
If you believe you are the right candidate for the above named position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting the reference number RA/05-12, to reach us on or before 18 May 2012 addressed to:
The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way
Muthangari, Westlands
Tel: +254 20 423 0000

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