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Program Accountant Job in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, nongovernmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

The Center seeks to fill the position of Program Accountant.

  • Provide support to project staff by ensuring cost effective utilisation of resources;
  • Monitor project expenditure to ensure they are in line with donors’ agreements. 
  • Prepare donor financial reports;
  • Monitor projects expenditure against the budgets and provide frequent feedback to the project managers and project staff on budget matters;
  • Review field imprest / staff travel advance to ensure adherence to set procedures;
  • Review partner institutions’ expenditure accounting and prepare funds disbursements;
  • Participate in proposal development preparing budgets and other administrative sections;
  • Prepare for project audits by continuously reviewing accounts for accuracy and provide support to auditors during project financial audits;
  • Process payments and funds transfer;
  • Ensure proper records management and compliance with internal and external requirements.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelors’ degree and professional qualification (CPA (K), ACCA;
  • At least 3 years’ post qualification experience preferably in an international NGO;
  • Excellent skills in Ms Excel and familiarity with accounting software, preferably Navision (MS Dynamics);
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal by June 29, 2016. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

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