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Grant Accountant Job in Kenya

Grant Accountant
Reporting To: Finance Manager
Department: Finance
Job Purpose:
To support the finance department to meet all the donor requirements in terms of budgeting, reporting, budget monitoring and auditing.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Assist program teams in developing donor project budgets.
·         Process all the float request on time.
·         Ensure all the floats are properly accounted for and well captured in Kuali Financial System
·         Ensure that the procurement of goods and services is in line with the donor rules and regulations.
·         Ensure that all the financial transactions related to the projects are well captured in the financial system.
·         Prepare bi-weekly budget vs actual analysis to ensure that the expenditure is within budget and update the respective program managers on the financial performance of the projects
·         Prepare monthly reconciliation of the general ledger.
·         Prepare timely and accurate financial reports as per the various signed contracts.
·         Assist in carrying out donor audits
·         Ensure that all the documentation required by the donors have been filled and submitted on time.
·         Ensure that all the donor related documents are properly filed in the finance department for easy of reference and for audit trails.
·         Co-ordinate with the accountant in charge of payables to ensure that all the suppliers are paid on time as per our credit policy.

Requirements

·         At least 3 years experience
·         Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business.
·         Professional qualification in accounting.
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Excellent knowledge of donor rules and regulations specifically USAID, EU, ECHO, DFID.
·         High level of integrity and commitment.
·         Ability to work under minimum supervision.
·         Strong analytical, presentation and problem solving skills
How to Apply
This is a 3 year contract renewable based on availability of funds. If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.
Please forward an application letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting HR/GA/05/2017 to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School, to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 Pm) Monday, 29th May 2017.

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