Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Accountant (CRISSP/COEHM PROJECT) – AD/3/65/20 (1 POST) (CHS)

Tenure: Full-time, one year contract renewable on satisfactory performance and mutual consent.
Job description
The University of Nairobi, through the COEHM and CRISS plus Projects has received funding from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to support the implementation of high quality, sustainable and comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment in Nairobi and parts of central Kenya.

  • Applicants must be qualified accountants with at least CPA-K and a bachelor’s degree in accounting, management, economics or finance.
  • They must also have 5 years’ experience working in either donor funded projects or a large NGO or public sector.
  • Candidates are required to have information technology skills and be proficient in computerized accounting.
  • Knowledge of donor agency grant rules and regulations, proficiency in sage 300 and masters in finance or accounting will be a distinct advantage.
  • This position will require the ability to supervise, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have high level of integrity and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit seven (7) of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and CV giving details of their qualifications and experience. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments.  In addition, applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations. They should quote post reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement. Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:-
CHS The Principal, College of Health Sciences,
Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.