APHRC Grant Accountant (Fund Management) Jobs in Kenya

APHRC Grant Accountant (Fund Management) Jobs in Kenya


  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • APHRC seeks to recruit a Grant Accountant – Fund Management to manage the Center’s fund management projects and coordinate the administrative duties in the office of the Director leading the fund management work.

    Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to project staff by ensuring cost effective utilization of resources;

  • Monitor project expenditure to ensure they are in line with donors’ agreements and 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;

  • Maintain grant reporting requirements and schedules in the Project Management System (PMS) and follow-up on project reports to ensure submission by due dates;

  • Help in monitoring project implementation including review of burn rates both for the Center and project partners;

  • Review financial information from across the Center tracking
    variables of interest for the Director’s management information;

  • Manage the Director’s office and respond to queries in their absence;

  • Schedule appointments for the Director as necessary;

  • Manage meetings of the Director’s office, including preparing documentation and taking minutes as necessary; and

  • Identify action points during meetings and follow up with the concerned parties to ensure accomplishment.

    Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA K) or Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) equivalent.

  • 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).

  • Willingness to extend beyond finance to the area of administration.

  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Must have a high level of initiative and ability to work independently.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; APHRC Grant Accountant (Fund Management) Jobs in Kenya


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