Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Accountants at African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC)

Accountants at African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC)

Accountants at African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC),

Accountants at African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC)

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The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and conducting policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues on the continent.

Financial Accountant

e African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Financial Accountant to join a team of other finance professionals at the Center.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Financial posting and recording:

  • Coding and posting all transactions into the financial system while ensuring adherence to finance procedures.
  • Ensuring payment documents are properly supported and duly approved during posting; this includes checking whether all expenditures have the correct project allocation.
  • Enquiring on issues pertaining to the bank accounts from the bank.
  • Timely resolutions of bank transactions queries.

Financial reporting and general finance:

  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls and recommending on areas for improvement.
  • Providing financial information for planning, budgets and status on program activities; this includes such activities as provision of copies of documents supporting transactions.
  • Ensuring proper filing and maintenance of accounting records.
  • Providing support for financial transactions for project reporting as necessary.
  • Dealing with internal and external parties.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations.

Payroll fees processing:

  • Preparation of field staff fees payments ensuring they are properly approved and supported and processed.
  • VAT and Withholding Tax returns filing.

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field;
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA III) or Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) equivalent;
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in an international NGO;
  • Proficiency in Navision Dynamics;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion;
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines; and
  • Must have a high level of initiative and ability to work independently.

Program Accountants – 2 Positions

The APHRC seeks to recruit two Program Accountants to join a team of other finance professionals at the Center.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to project staff by ensuring cost effective utilization 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; and
  • Ensure proper records management and compliance with internal and external requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA III) or Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in an international NGO.
  • Proficiency in Navision (MS Dynamics).
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, juggle tasks and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion.

Method of Application

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