LVCT Health Grant Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya Feb,2016

 Employment Vacancy: LVCT Health Grant Accountant  in Nairobi Kenya

Career Opportunity: LVCT Health Grant Accountant in Nairobi Kenya

LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that utilizes research to inform policy reform advocacy and strengthen HIV service delivery. 
We optimize our impact on the HIV/AIDS response by building capacity of partners and pay special attention to vulnerable groups and populations with special needs. 
LVCT Health’s focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.
We seek to fill the following vacant position:
 
Position: Grant Accountant

 

Ref: GA/LVCT/02/2016
 
Reporting To: Grants and Accounts Manager
 
Duration: Renewable 2 Years Contract
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: The main purpose of this position is to provide support to the finance division in preparation of financial statements and grant reports ensuring compliance with grant agreements
 
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing monthly financial management reports
  • Compilation of timely and accurate grant financial statements for a range of donors
  • Preparing grant budgets in liaison with program staff as per donor requests
  • Ensuring payments and receipts are captured correctly
  • Monitoring of grant budgets, expenditures and forecasts of future needs
  • Maintaining frequent communication with program staff on budget status
  • Reviewing of monthly financial management reports to ensure that items are being charged correctly as per programs and contract agreements
  • Regular monitoring of sub-partner budgets and expenditure levels ensuring compliance with contract agreements
  • Maintenance of updated inventory and fixed assets register
Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related preferably accounting or finance
  • Accountancy qualification CPA (K) or ACCA
  • At least 4 years work experience in accounts or audit with experience in book keeping and preparation of complete financial statements
  • Grant management experience preferably in an NGO setting
  • Good working knowledge of computer packages and accounting software preferably Great Plains Dynamics
  • Meticulous and attentive to details with wide experience in developing budgets
  • High integrity, hardworking and willing to go the extra-mile to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations to recruitment@lvcthealth.org so as to arrive NOT later than March 04, 2016

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer


Further details can be obtained from our website: www.lvcthealth.org

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