The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, nongovernmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center seeks to fill the position of Program Accountant.
Provide support to project staff by ensuring cost effective utilisation of resources;
Monitor project expenditure to ensure they are in line with donors’ agreements. Prepare donor financial reports;
Monitor projects expenditure against the budgets and provide frequent feedback to the project managers and project staff on budget matters;
Review field imprest / staff travel advance to ensure adherence to set procedures;
Review partner institutions’ expenditure accounting and prepare funds disbursements;
Participate in proposal development preparing budgets and other administrative sections;
Prepare for project audits by continuously reviewing accounts for accuracy and provide support to auditors during project financial audits;
Process payments and funds transfer;
Ensure proper records management and compliance with internal and external requirements.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelors’ degree and professional qualification (CPA (K), ACCA;
At least 3 years’ post qualification experience preferably in an international NGO;
Excellent skills in Ms Excel and familiarity with accounting software, preferably Navision (MS Dynamics);
Ability to meet strict deadlines.
Interested candidates are invited to send applications via email no later than August 21 2015, enclosing a detailed CV, quoting current and expected salary and providing contacts details of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Program Accountant” on the subject line of the email. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru