Senior Grants Accountant - PDU & WFP job at World Vision Kenya

Vacancy title:
Senior Grants Accountant - PDU & WFP

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

World Vision Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
08 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Role:
The Senior Grant Accountant is the primary point of contact under the line manager supervision when it comes to providing finance technical support throughout the life cycle of a project. The position holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance to donor regulations and relevant policies for both World Vision and the Implementing agencies. S/he will provide support such as budgeting; reporting; internal & external audits; expenditure verification; risk management; capacity assessment & performance tracking of the Implementing partner as well as timely funding of partner requests; posting verified data into SUN System and ensuring balance sheet items are reconciled and up to date. The position holder will be required to have excellent analytical skills; keenness to detail & accuracy; vast experience in managing UN, EU and other multilateral and government funded grants/contracts; grants with multicurrency and dealing with both International and local NGOs.

Key Responsibilities:
• Financial Reporting and Accountability
• Budget Management & Control
• Policy Management & Internal Control
• Risk Management & Internal Control
• Record Keeping & Other Finance Duties

• Holder of a bachelor’s degree in business related field (Accounting, Finance) or another relevant field.
• Accounting professional qualification- Chartered/Certified Accountant finalist- (CPA, ACCA) or other comparable/equivalent qualification.
• Over 5 years working experience managing donor funded grant and/or Contracts.
• Working experience with UNICEF, SHF, EU, WFP, DRA, Irish Aid and other government& multilateral funded grants is desired.
• Experience managing contracts will be an added advantage.
• Experience in working with partner organizations (INGOs and LNGOs) and subgrants management.
• Experience in proposal development and negotiating the same with partner agencies and donors.
• Demonstrated success in achieving results under challenging implementation circumstances.
• Sound knowledge of project management cycle.
• Well-developed and effective organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and work in a high-pressure environment.
• Demonstrated ability in analyzing financial documents, projections, expenditures and accruals.
• Fragile context experience is an added advantage.
• Proficiency in Computer applications (Excel, Sun systems, Word etc.)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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: 08 February 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 25-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-01-2067
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