PATH Accounting Officer - Revenue and Reporting Jobs in Kenya

PATH Accounting Officer - Revenue and Reporting Jobs in Kenya

  • PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children.

  • We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.

  • By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

    Job Summary

    Required Experience

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field and a minimum of two to three years relevant work experience in preparation, reporting, and analysis of either department financial, budget financial, costing accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Experience leading the preparation of donor financial reports for various funders including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, United States Government, DFID, United Nations, and other global entities

    • Robust understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP)

    • Knowledge of non-profit accounting principles and procedures preferred

    • Solid understanding of donor compliance and reporting mechanisms and requirements

    • Works well under pressure and can prioritize to meet deadlines

    • Ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy, and productivity

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Ability to maintain harmonious working
    relationships and effectively address complex and sensitive administrative issues throughout the spectrum of constituents

    • Proficiency using MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access) with large data sets

    • Discretion and independent judgement in decision making processes and planning

    • Familiarity with
    accounting systems and experience working with mid-tier accounting software, preferably Business World (formerly Agresso)

    • Must have legal work authorization in Kenya


    • Prepare and reconcile donor invoices and financial reports to the financial system; ensure timely and accurate reporting on award-based projects.

    • Review and set-up award records in the financial system to drive revenue recognition and invoicing.

    • Prepare monthly billings for revenue recognition on donor funded projects and track related award receivables, including collection efforts.

    • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual reviews of award-based project expenses, as needed, to evaluate transactions recorded for consistency, allowability and compliance with U.S. GAAP, grant and contract compliance, & PATH policies.

    • Monitor and assist program teams with financial management of projects on an ongoing basis; provide monthly reports to PATH management on project financial performance.

    • Develop new tools, charts and graphs to relate financial data as organizational and donor needs evolve.

    • Act as backup for other Accounting functions as needed during peak periods.

    • Reconcile Revenue and Account Receivable General Ledger Accounts on a periodic basis.

    Required Skills

  • Budgeting, financial planning, Accounting, Payroll, Financial reporting, CPA certification

    Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; PATH Accounting Officer - Revenue and Reporting Jobs in Kenya

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