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Project Accountant Job in Kenya

KCB Group Limited
Project Accountant
IRC 2159
The Position: Reporting to the Finance Manager, the jobholder is to Support financial planning, disbursements and reconciliations for m-Kulima program. Monitor expenditure and efficient use of resources. Update and generate financial reports for the countries.
Key Responsibilities

·         Capture and interpret financial requirements to the implementing country staff for the two m-Kulima countries.
·         Develop a billing schedule that informs both program team and other support teams on how to bill their time to the program and how to code expenses related to the program.
·         Provide overall co-ordination and quality monitoring of m-Kulima team’s finances, capture proof of spend as required by the donor.
·         Work closely with Program Managers to ensure that program work plan and financial planning are synchronized.
·         Create program accounts in the accounting system and report on program assets, expenses and surpluses
·         Maintain program-related records, including contracts and change orders
·         Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of program-related accounts based on approvals
·         Review and approve supplier invoices related to the program and all program-related billings to customers

·         Investigate program variances and submit variance reports to the Finance and Administration Manager.
·         Investigate all program expenses not billed to customers
·         Close out program accounts upon program completion
·         Create and submit government reports and tax returns related to programs
·         Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.
The Person
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
·         University Degree in a business related field from a recognized university. A Masters in any relevant field will be an added advantage.
·         Fully qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
·         At least 4 years’ experience in Financial Management and Reporting.
·         At least 3 years’ experience in managing MasterCard Foundation program budget.
·         Sound knowledge of the financial industry, accounting principles and regulatory guidelines.
·         Excellent planning, problem solving and analytical skills.
·         Excellent report writing skills.
·         Knowledge and hands on experience in office automation tools.
The above position has a demanding role which the Bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.
To be considered your application must be received by 2nd December, 2016

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