KEMRI Administrator/Project Accountant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

KEMRI Administrator/Project Accountant Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

A KEMRI –CCR Clinical Trials Research Project is currently conducting clinical trials and is looking
for motivated individuals to fill in the following position:


  • Project Accountant/Administrator M/R 9 (1 position)


  • Nairobi

    Reports to:

  • Fiscal and Administration Manager.

    Job purpose:

    The selected candidate will be in charge of project accounting and administrative duties at clinical trials site in Nairobi.


  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate financial monthly reports on usage of project funds
    to multiple donors and sponsors for various studies.
  • Provide support for procurement process in a manner that’s transparent, fair and in accordance with policy.
  • Provide logistic and operations support to the study activities.
  • Effectively manage all service providers and suppliers
  • Ensure all project equipment are well maintained and operating optimally and maintain
    fixed assets register.
  • Ensure that project cash flows (income and expenditures) are managed in a timely and
    accurate manner.
  • Monitor budgets utilization and communicate variances on a regular basis to the management and sponsors.
  • Engage with different host institutions on timely submission of accounting reports.
  • Provide administrative, operations and logistics duties for the project as directed by the

    Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration
    (Accounting option) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Part II Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent
  • Work experience in a research or related projects for at least 2 years.
  • Advanced excel knowledge and experience are required
  • Exposure to QuickBooks accounting package will be an added advantage

    Competencies and skills:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • strong personal communication
  • Mature and self-motivated
  • High Integrity and confidentiality
  • Experience of accounting and/or bookkeeping
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to work independently

    Terms of employment

  • Employment is a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary
    is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated

    How to Apply

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.
  • Must include a copy of certificate of good conduct.
  • Must have KRA certificate of Tax compliance.
  • Must have clearance certificate from HELB.
  • Must have credit reference Bureau certificate.
  • A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed
    above should be sent to: not later than 19th October, 2018.

  • Kemri Is an Equal Opportunity Employer Commited to Diversity; Persons With Disability,
    Women, Youth and Those From Marginalized Areas Are Encouraged to Apply.
  • Kemri does Not Charge a Fee at Any Stage of Its Recruitment Process Including Application,
    Interview and Processing of Offer Letter. If Asked for a Fee, Report Such Request

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