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University of Nairobi

Applicants are invited for the following positions:-

UNITD Fellowship Program

Program Accountant

(University of Nairobi HIV Fellowship) – Training for HIV managers in Kenya

1 Position

The University of Nairobi (UoN) in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW) aims to support the Kenyan National HIV response by strengthening the national program capacity through a training fellowship program.

The UoN through the Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) has established the University of Nairobi Fellowship Program funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

University of Nairobi Fellowship Program seeks to recruit a Program Accountant.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the incumbent will be based in Nairobi and responsible for supporting projects budget preparation, invoicing and accountant reconciliation.

He/she will support resources effectively, and ensure that projects are within budget.

The Accountant will be charged with connecting project activities with project financials, sending financial reports to Director and donor as well as ensuring compliance with donor regulations.

  • CPA (K) and members of ICPAK
  • Strong IT skills and experience working with accounting software
  • At least 3 years experience working as an accountant.
  • Experience in budgeting for donor funded programs and financial management knowledge in US government regulations for funded projects will be an added advantage.
  • Prior training in Grants Management will be an added advantage.

A relevant first degree will be an added advantage.
Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract term renewable on mutual agreement


1. Applicants for non-academic posts (AD) should submit seven (7) of the above supporting documents and applications letter.

2. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments and applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations. They should quote post reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.

3. Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:-

Codes: CHS The Principal, College of Health Sciences, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

Closing Date: Friday, June 27 2014.

Please note that the University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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