Accountant Grants Administration job at KCA University (KCAU)
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Vacancy title:
Accountant Grants Administration

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

KCA University (KCAU)

Deadline of this Job:
19 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Objective
• To provide primary accounting function for all grant monitoring administration, compliance, grant accounting, and financial reports to meet funders’ and university guidelines and criteria.

Duties And Responsibilities:
• Be the primary fiscal contact for sub-recipients and funders.
• Ensure compliance with contract conditions and assurances.
• Coordinate the budgeting process and detail for assigned grants.
• Set up budgets in accounting software and monitor budget activity for grants.
• Route grant checks to appropriate offices for deposit and, enter indirect cost allocations, match journal entries.
• Manage accounts payable and receivable activities for grant subcontracts while coordinating all grant meetings and reports.
• Make available open Grants reports monthly and review balances with relevant departmental heads while updating PI/PD on available grant funds periodically.
• Ensure compliance with internal policies related to grants, regulatory requirements such as KRA tax returns and relevant agencies of government and ensure periodic reconciliation.
• Evaluate the financial capabilities for contract approval and notify departmental heads of any financial issues that may arise with sub-recipients and contractors.
• Manage contractor agreements and ensure the terms and conditions of agreements are met and properly documented and communicated.
• Implement procedures to communicate, educate, and ensure compliance with college policies and applicable grant regulations and oversee all grant-related training for the University.

Qualifications And Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting of Finance
• Master’s Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
• Professional qualification of CPA (K) or equivalent
• At least 3 years’ work experience in grant administration or similar position

Other Skills And Competencies
• Data analysis skills
• IT skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Ability to handle the complex workload and manage multiple projects
• Relationship-building & Networking skills
• Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and organisational skills
• Closing 19th October 2022

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic and professional certificates, and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to  . 
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• The subject of your email should read the position
• Head of Human Resources,
• KCA University,
• P.0. Box 56808-00200,
• Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 07-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-10-2065
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