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Project Accountant

Closing: Jun 17, 2024

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Published: Jun 4, 2024 (14 days ago)

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Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration, Finance/Accounting Option or any other related field

Professional Qualifications

  • CPA (K)/ ACCA or equivalent

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific

  • 5 years’ experience with donor/grant reporting
  • Experience working with an ERP system preferably SAP
  • Proficiency in the full Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced Excel skills including use of Macros

Functional Skills

  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Keen to details
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and delegate them when appropriate
  • High adaptability

Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Confidentiality
  • Team player

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization, all interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to [email protected] 


Responsibilities

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration, Finance/Accounting Option or any other related field

Professional Qualifications

  • CPA (K)/ ACCA or equivalent

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific

  • 5 years’ experience with donor/grant reporting
  • Experience working with an ERP system preferably SAP
  • Proficiency in the full Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced Excel skills including use of Macros

Functional Skills

  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Keen to details
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and delegate them when appropriate
  • High adaptability

Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Confidentiality
  • Team player

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization, all interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to [email protected] 


  • Support project teams during the grant proposal budgets and annual budgeting process ensuring the budgeted line items align to the project budgets for specific years and they are accurately mapped to communicate seamlessly
  • Monitoring project funds expenditure and proposing/ preparing budget amendments.
  • Ensure all program activities are running within the funder compliance guidelines.
  • Create projects in the ERP system ensuring they are adequately mapped per our statutory reporting and donor reporting requirements
  • Prepare monthly project reports, BVAs, and follow up with the implementing project leads for courses of action and explanations of variances
  • Conduct trainings for programs teams ensuring they fully understand the project budget lines and the documentation requirements for each
  • Prepare donor financial reports according to individual donors’ requirements and reporting templates
  • Develop cash forecast for projects and support in processing projects disbursements
  • Be key point person during projects’ financial Audits
  • Review staff advances and reimbursement in line with organisation’s policies and follow up for full accounting of staff advances
  • Support other finance functions e.g. statutory reporting, payables management, treasury management, budgeting, budget uploads etc. as may be called upon to support.


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