Senior Programme Accountant job at Amref Kenya
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Vacancy title:
Senior Programme Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Amref Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
16 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Senior Programme Accountant

JOB PURPOSE
The Senior Programme Accountant will report directly to the Senior Finance Manager with a dotted line to the Programme Manager. Working closely with the Programme Accountant and the Senior Finance Manager, the incumbent will oversee the unit’s finance and administrative functions including ensuring compliance with both Gavi and Amref financial and procurement rules and regulations, accounting and operations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide leadership to ensure that the program maintains the highest administrative, financial, and operational standards for compliance and audit.
• Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award and operations aspects of the program
• Ensure compliance of financial systems within Amref Health Africa policies and procedures, Gavi rules and regulations, award requirements, and relevant government laws.
• Provide guidance in the development, analysis and monitoring of the programme budgets.
• Advise the Team Leader regularly on financial and operations related matters.
• Work closely with the Programme Accountant and regional office administrative (including financial, contracts, HR) program, and operational teams to ensure timely and quality reporting, and lead program teams.
• Oversee the preparation of expenditure reports, payment management system reports, and other required financial and audit reports to be submitted to Gavi
• Supervise program-based finance, operations, administration, logistics, contracts, security and procurement staff.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Professional Qualifications
• Master’s Degree or its international equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.

Required Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum of seven (7) or more years of relevant experience in financial and operational management and administration, including overseeing the finance and operations of equally large and complex programs.
• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Familiarity with Gavi policies and procedures.
• Familiarity with grants management and experience with financial and operations management.
• Ability to provide leadership, communicate effectively, conflict resolution, and promote a team approach to enhance staff commitment to the program’s success.
• Strong interpersonal skills


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Amref Kenya on recruitment.amref.org to apply


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 16 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 11-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-10-2066
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