VSF Germany Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

VSF Germany Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

  • Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany (VSF Germany) is a non-profit organization that has been working in the Greater Horn of Africa since 1998. VSF G’s headquarter is in Berlin with a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. VSF G is legally registered and operates in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and Sudan. VSF G works with people whose livelihoods is based or closely linked to livestock, namely: pastoral and agro-pastoral communities, and service providers in the livestock sector including fisheries, apiculture, local authorities and partners.

  • VSF Germany seeks to recruit a well rounded, qualified and well experienced Senior Accountant to be part of the Regional Office Support team. The initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension dependant on performance and/or funding. This position is designed to have very regular field travels across the Horn of Africa and sometimes to very remote areas. The post holder will undertake the following duties/responsibilities:

    Key responsibility areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Grant Management support in all country programs of operation

  • Capacity building of country finance personnel

  • Oversee accounting data management.

  • Oversee proper and efficient cash management

  • Prepare donor reports

    Person Requirements/Qualifications

  • At least a degree in accounting or related discipline from a recognized institution.

  • Qualifications as a Certified Public Accountant is mandatory

  • At least 5 years’ hand-on experience in similar position.

  • Experience working with Non-Governmental Organization(s) will be an added advantage,

  • Computer
    literacy with good command in Microsoft office a must

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

  • Must have worked in at least two of the six countries (Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia

  • Knowledge of any accounting software is an added advantage. Navision/ Dynamic 365 BC more desired.

  • Ability to work in a diverse team, impartiality and able to work under strict deadlines.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV plus 3 names of referees (one of them being their immediate supervisor) with their full contacts to: via email address to HR & Administration, VSF Germany,

  • recruitment@vsfg.org. Include the current and expected remuneration package. Indicate the job Title ‘SENIOR ACCOUNTANT’ on the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 19th June 2020, before 16:00 pm.


  • VSF Germany does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents**

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