Christian Health Association of Kenya Project Accountant Jobs in Kenya
Christian Health Association of Kenya Project Accountant Jobs in KenyaThe Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK), National faith-based organization of 576-member health units working in all the 47 counties of Kenya.
CHAK has a well-developed capacity and a vast and rich experience in the development and implementation community health programmes across the Kenya, dating back to over 70 years.
CHAK is anticipating to implement a large and complex five-year USAID funded Community Health Networks (CHN) RMNCAH/FP project via a national subgrant from the Africa Christian Health Association Platform (ACHAP) in the counties of Kilifi and Kwale at the coast and Homabay and Migori south Nyanza region, with an objective of improving the capacity of the local community networks and primary health care systems to improve the uptake, access and utilization of RMNCAH/FP services thus reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in the two regions.
The organization is therefore seeking to recruit qualified potential staff to support the implementation and management of the project as a Project Accountant.
Support the country office in overseeing the financial management processes and documentation
Maintenance of General Ledger, Accounts Analysis, Reconciliations and Review of the Trial Balance
Ensure that all the bank and cash accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis and that outstanding items are followed up and cleared
Maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register
Preparation & Input of Journal Entries in the system with the approval of the Finance Manager
Ensure accurate and timely month-end closing tasks that include, account analysis, reconciliations, accruals, journal entries, actual to forecast variance analysis etc.
Ensure all incoming and out-going invoices are settled on time
Ensure the compliance with all PAYE, VAT, Tax return and financial reporting requirements
Perform day-to-day accounting functions
Review cash requests and disburse funds for program expenses
Ensure opening and maintaining project codes by regular updating of project information and linking of codes
Liaise with the external auditors and managing the annual audit process
Monitor and follow up of audit recommendations for the project under management.
Prepare timely and quality financial reports
Record accounts payables and receivables
Assist with budget preparation
Review and implement financial policies
Any other duties as assigned by the management team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
At least 3 years of relevant working experience, at least within a donor funded nonprofit organization
Required Experience & Competencies
Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
Flexibility at work
Proactive, self-motivated and team-oriented
Excellent analytical report writing skills
Ability to organize and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner
Strong technical skills, including MS Excel, and ability to navigate within accounting systems and other databases
Ability to manage sensitive and confidential matters with the highest level of professional
Must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with staff, partners and donors
Willingness to travel, sometimes to remote areas
How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, names and contacts of two Referees should be addressed to:
The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi
Clearly indicate the Job title in the subject heading
Closing date for receiving all applications is February 07, 2020.
(Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview)
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