Accountants 2 Vacancies

  • Full Time
  • Nyeri

Centre For Health Solutions Kenya

Job Description

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS), in partnership with the County Government of Nyandarua, is seeking to employ the services of motivated and proactive individuals to fill the following vacancy in the Ministry of Health (MoH)/CHS Tegemeza Plus Project, which supports and strengthens HIV/AIDS services in Nyandarua County.

Position: Accountant – 2 positions

Department: Finance

Location: Nyeri and Nyandarua County

Overall Function:

The Accountant will be responsible for the sound management of the donor funds in conformity with the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAPs), CHS policies and applicable County Financial and donor rules and regulations. The incumbent will be required to support health facilities on all accounting aspects while working closely with the CHMT, CHS grants and program teams in carrying out financial management, ensuring compliance, budget monitoring, site monitoring, assets management and preparation of timely and quality financial reports on regular basis.

Key responsibilities:

Process payments for project-related expenses both at the health facility and at the CHMT level.
Monitor expenditure and performance indicators of the respective sub-agreement against the approved activities and budget
Generate timely and accurate monthly and quarterly financial reports as required by CHS.
Conduct monthly financial site visits in the CHS supported health facilities in order to monitor performance, assess capacity gaps, address/help solve them and to capacity build the facilities.
Participate in the budgeting process of the sub-agreement, monitor expenditure, safeguard cash balances and ensure reasonable burn rates within the approved budgets.
Participate in both programmatic and financial progress review meetings between CHS and the respective County Department of health
Maintain up to date assets log of all assets provided by CHS.
Ensure up to date filing and retention of the sub-agreement financial records and ensure that they are adequately backed up.
Ensure the sub-agreement comply with the donor requirements/ GOK policies and GAAPs
Develop and implement monthly work plans and determine activities and targets for the period
Implementation of recommendations given by the supervisors and timely address of the financial reports review issues
Participate and support in the annual audit of sub-agreement as applicable.
Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to the post of Accountant, a candidate must;

Have a Bachelor’s degree in finance -related discipline.
3 Year experience in working with MOH/County systems and PEPFAR funded projects.
Should be self-motivated have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

Successful candidates will be supervised by a representative from the respective County Department of Health in conjunction with the CHS.

Applications should include the following

Cover letter and current CV with names and telephone contacts of at least three (3) referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Photocopy of ID
Testimonials/ Recommendation

Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification