HJF Medical Research International Financial and Admin Specialist Jobs in Kenya

HJF Medical Research International Financial and Admin Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire Finance and Administration Specialist for an upcoming contract.

The position ensures all accounting transactions and in line with GAAP and complaint with the Donor regulations.

Ensures reporting is accurate and timely for the project.

Responsibility Summary

  • Handle full spectrum of accounting and financial reporting operations for the program
    site office, including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Cash Management,
    budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Maintain direct responsibility for day-to-day accounting and financial operations to
    ensure timely monthly closings and reconciliations.
  • Review and approve payment vouchers, journal entries, cost allocations and other
    postings into accounting system and ensure proper coding and recording of all accounting
  • Ensure effective financial accounting systems and up-to-date books of accounts and
    generate timely reports and analysis as required.
  • Work closely with the program teams to prepare project cost budgets and forecasts for
    approval by management and donors.
  • Responsible for oversight and preparation program cost tracking reports, cash flow
    projections and budget versus actual analysis for submission to HJFMRI HQ Office and
    program managers; maintain cost monitoring and controls.
  • Prepare, consolidate and distribute timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial
    statements reflecting status of programs on grant-to-date basis in accordance with
    International Accounting Standards (IAS), International Financial Reporting Standards
    (IFRS) and donor requirements.
  • Monitor compliance with award funding requirements and provide appropriate guidance
    to program staff including allowable and non-allowable costs, grant closeout, preparation
    of budget modifications and requests for carry over or extensions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with organizational financial policies and procedures, in-country
    statutory requirements and donor regulations.
  • Participate
    in internal and external annual audits and provide auditors with accounting
    documents and explanations to audit queries, as requested.
  • Ensure that procurement by the project is carried out in accordance with donor and
    HJFMRI requirements.

    Job Specifications:
  • University degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance from a recognized
  • Professional accounting qualification, such as CPA.
  • A minimum of 6 years working experience in a similar position.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft office applications.
  • Must have hands-on experience working with QuickBooks or similar Accounting software.
  • Must have thorough knowledge and hands-on experience within all accounting areas and strong
    understanding of internal controls.
  • Must have experience in managing large donor-funded projects, including budgeting and
    external financial reporting to donors.

    How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and Curriculum vitae with
    position title on the subject line including names and contacts of three references to
    nairobijobslogin@hjfmri.org by 19th July 2019.
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • The following position is contingent upon award of the contract to HJFMRI.
  • For more information and job application details, see; HJF Medical Research International Financial and Admin Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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