Accountant Job in Kenya

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Exciting Career Opportunities: Project Accountant

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an Institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu with funding support from German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Development Bank (BMZ/KFW) is implementing A COVID 19 Vaccination Project in Western parts of Kenya.

The overall objective of the project is to promote COVID-19 vaccination among the population in East Africa. To effectively implement the programme.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the below positions.

Project Accountant (1 Post)

Vacancy No: AKHK/PRJ/PA/12/22

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Manager – Budgets and Planning, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of the project with the ultimate responsibility for Project Accounting, Reporting and Compliance.

Key Responsibilities

·  Manage the project finances whilst ensuring compliance with internal controls and donor regulations.

·  Provide financial reports as required internally and also externally by donors.

·  Develop policies and procedures for the project financial management and ensure compliance with the same.

·  Monitor grants for legal, financial, and program compliance including but not limited to ensuring that grant requirements are correctly documented in the grant files.

·  Manage the project budget to ensure project expenditures are approved and allocated to the respective budget lines.

·  Ensure payments for projects are made on a timely basis in accordance with project guidelines and

·  Coordinate with other project partners to achieve synergy in project financial management.


·  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting or Finance.

·  At least CPA II

·  Excellent MS Excel and MS Word skills.

·  Working knowledge of Project Accounting and Bookkeeping Procedures.

·  Superior analytical, organizational, interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills.

·  At least 3 years’ experience in a similar or related role.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to on or before 6th January 2023.

The email subject line MUST include position title and vacancy number being applied for e.g.,

OR apply via this link:

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, medical examination or any fee).

“The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”