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Programme Accountant Job in Kenya - NGO

ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK) is a National Non - Governmental Organisation (NGO) with a National Board and Management Structure. 

We work in over 16 Counties  in the places where we can make the biggest impact. 

We tackle poverty and denial of human rights at the local level, and we challenge the causes behind them locally, nationally and globally. 

We work with in solidarity with women and people living in poverty and exclusion; connecting their voices, sharing ideas, spreading inspiration, campaigning, advocating and formulating public policy to eradicate poverty and ensure social justice. 

Programme Accountant
Job Summary: Reporting to the Head of Finance of ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK); The Programme Accountant shall be responsible for effective management of donor funded projects and partnerships grants being undertaken in the Headquarter for effective programme implementation and financial accountability to donors and other key stakeholders.

Key responsibilities for this position include;
  • Consolidating monthly, quarterly and annual donor reports and reconciliations for donor funded projects in the Headquarter;
  • Ensure financial compliance with the donor contracts for projects assigned and all projects;
  • Preparing and submitting donor reports for assigned projects;
  • Support fundraising by getting involved in proposal writing and budget development;
  • Coordinating management of the partners working in various projects in terms of partnership assessments, grants advancing & follow up and capacity building;
  • Evaluating and processing cash requests for all projects and ensuring funds are available for project implementation;
  • Ensuring proper filing of all project documentation;
  • Reviewing partners financial reports and documentation;
  • Carrying out grants management induction for all new staff and grants management training for non finance staff;
  • Supporting external and internal audit for donor funded projects as well as partners;
Appointment to the position will be made from persons who have:
  • Have a Bachelor of Commerce degree or Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized University;
  • Is a CPA (K) holder or its equivalent;
  • Training in donor grants management and reporting will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience in an INGO;
  • Have demonstrated high understanding of finance and accounting matters; and
  • Have rich experience in programme and projects financial management.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills;
  • High degree of integrity, dependability and confidentiality;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and be self motivated; and
  • High level of IT proficiency in use of SUN system, Vision, MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, and e-mail.
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How to Apply

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Closing Date for Applications: Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 23:59

 Kindly note that ActionAid International Kenya does not request for any money from people seeking positions at the organization to facilitate the recruitment process.

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