Grants Accountant Lead, Regional Accounting Services job at International Justice Mission

Vacancy title:
Grants Accountant Lead, Regional Accounting Services

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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International Justice Mission

Deadline of this Job:
27 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• Ensure awards are properly set up in the accounting system to facilitate the proper accounting for expenses, indirect costs, and revenue recognition including sub-awards.
• Provide transactional support across countries and assist the country level finance managers to reconcile grant expenses and cash advances, reviewing invoices, expense reports, journal vouchers and related documents for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to applicable award requirements and policies.
• Process amendments to awards, sub-awards, and supplier contracts in the accounting system to support the proper accounting for grants.
• Process installment and billing invoices to record the receipt of sponsor funds and create receivables for reimbursable awards.
• Review and reconcile receivable and prepaid balances for all awards.
• Ensure expenses are correctly coded, supported, authorized, within grant budget and inputted into Workday with correct Worktags.
• Partner with Specialist, Grant Budget Development & Reporting in the provision of grant expenditure data for quarterly grant reviews, expenditure reviews in donor formats to inform cost proposals and accurate budgeting for grants.
• In partnership with Regional Grant Team, provide requested report information to support grant analysis and M&E.
• Contribute to the Regional Grants community of practice.

• Bachelor’s in accounting or equivalent degree; professional qualification preferred;
• Minimum two (2) years hands-on accounting experience, preferably a non-profit organization;
• Good understanding of the grants environment and ability to stay current on rules and regulations;
• Experience of USG and European grant financial requirements;
• Knowledge and understanding of Workday and principles of accounting & bookkeeping;
• Interpersonal skillset with strong networking ability;
• Exceptional collaborator with diverse teams;
• High credibility with staff and partners;
• Customer service excellence; and
• Experience with Workday or similar ERP systems would be advantageous.

Critical Qualities:
• Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
• Self-starter with strong initiative;
• Disciplined with priorities;
• Strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness;
• Exceptional verbal and written communication;
• Flexible, collaborative and eager to support others;
• Effective team player who fosters collaborative environment; and
• Adept at creative problem solving.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 27 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 13-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-07-2065
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