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Regional Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 247K)

Regional Accountant
Location: Regional Centre, Nairobi – Kenya
Level: C2 National 

Starting Salary: Ksh 247,713 gross per month
Contract Type: Open Ended

Are you a highly motivated finance professional looking for a challenge? 

We have an exciting opportunity for you in the Horn East and Central Africa (HECA) regional centre. 

This region comprises Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somaliland, DRC, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The Role
As Regional Accountant your role will entail supporting the finance managers in the region in all aspects of financial management including budget preparation, monitoring and reporting. 

You will ensure that all donor financial requirements are met and that donor reports are timely and accurate and ensure compliance to policies and procedures in all areas. 

You will also contribute to capacity building of finance staff in the region in financial management and interpretation of financial information for management decision-making.
The Person
You will require knowledge and experience of institutional donor funding requirements particularly DFID, EU, ECHO and UN to be able to advise programme staff accordingly. 

In addition you must have strong analytical and numeracy skills as well as be able to demonstrate experience of working with computerised accounting packages and spreadsheets with ability to transfer these skills to other users. 

An effective communicator with demonstrated experience in an advisory role within the region. 

Good knowledge of local and regional laws and statutory requirements is essential for this role.
The scope of this position makes it very challenging, thus requiring a dynamic and organized individual. 

You will be a CPA (K) or equivalent and have an undergraduate degree in a related field. 

You will have intensive working experience, preferabley in an NGO. 

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills and a proactive approach to issues. 

A working knowledge of French will be an added advantage. 

The role will involve travelling within the region for extended periods.
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs. 

If you think you can deliver in this role please read the full job description and submit your application and CV including a day time contact by applying online at Using INT6268
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date: 14th June 2013

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