Accountant

at MEDS
Published May 8, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Key Responsibilities

 

  1. Prepare project budgets in compliance with USAID Supply Chain Strengthening contract, USG Guidelines

 

  1. Develop routine and ad hoc status reports, budget updates for different activities to ensure the regular flow of accurate and relevant financial information for enhanced project management and planning

 

iii. Maintain an accurate accounting framework for project stocks and up to date records that represent a true fair view of project stock value

 

  1. Prepare project suppliers payment within the credit period and maintain good supplier’s relationship

 

  1. Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, alert relevant project staff of due payments/liquidations, and maintain appropriate communication and follow-up to facilitate timeliness of financial resource management and compliance with set guidelines

 

  1. Project cash flow management: Ensure project bank Accounts are timely funded with due compliance to donor advance management, reimbursement management and third-party payment management guidelines

 

vii. Maintain accurate Supply Chain Strengthening project assets/Inventory register

 

viii. Prepare project Monthly, Quarterly financial statements and reports to reflect project performance and facilitate decision-making by Project Management team and the donor

 

  1. Prepare Project Audit schedules and project financial statements, coordinate review by compliance and Audit teams of audit findings and administrative support to teams in the implementation of the recommendations

 

  1. Participate in the development of project work plans and budgets

 

Requirements:

 

  1. Degree in Finance, Business Administration or a business-related course with CPA (K) Certification.

 

  1. Professional Qualifications / Membership in professional bodies

 

iii. Associate ICPAK Member, Registered member of ICPAK is an added advantage

 

  1. Previous relevant work experience required

 

  1. 5 Years’ experience in a busy accounting environment.

 

  1. Prior accounting experience in a USG Funded project

 

How to apply

 

If you fit this profile, kindly email your written application and CV

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