Accountant Job in Kenya – USAID

Accountant – USAID Dawa Za
Ubora Project

MEDS has entered into a
Contract with USAID Kenya and East Africa named USAID Dawa za Ubora. The
purpose of the contract is to obtain efficient, reliable, and accountable
supply chain management services for the procurement, warehousing, and
distribution of health commodities for HIV, Malaria, Tuberculosis,
Maternal/Neonatal/Child Health (MNCH), and Global Health Security (GHS)
activities for patients across all 47 Counties in Kenya for adequate care,
treatment, and prevention for communicable diseases and other health needs.
MEDS seeks to recruit an Accountant for this Project.

Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare project budgets in compliance with USAID Dawa Za
Ubora Contract, and USG Guidelines.

Develop routine and ad hoc status reports, and budget updates
for different activities to ensure the regular flow of accurate and
relevant financial information for enhanced project management and
planning.

Maintain accurate accounting framework for project stocks and
up-to-date records that represent a true fair view of project stock value.

Prepare project suppliers’ payments within the credit period
and maintain good supplier relationships.

Prepare tax compliance reports and seek tax exemptions for
all project expenditures.

Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, alert relevant
project staff of due payments/ liquidations, and maintain appropriate
communication and follow-up to facilitate timeliness of financial resource
management and compliance with set guidelines.

Project cash flow
management:

Ensure project bank Accounts are timely funded with due
compliance to donor advance management, reimbursement management, and
third-party payment management guidelines.

Maintain accurate Dawa Za Ubora project assets/ inventory
register

Prepare project Monthly and quarterly financial statements
and reports to reflect project performance and facilitate decision-making
by the Project Management team and the donor.

Prepare Project Audit schedules and project financial
statements, coordinate review by compliance and Audit teams of audit
findings, and administrative support to teams in the implementation of the
recommendations.

Participate in the development of project work plans and
budgets.

Candidate Profile:

Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a
business-related course with CPA(K) Certification

Professional
Qualifications/Membership in professional bodies

Associate ICPAK Member, Registered member of ICPAK is an
added advantage

At least 5 years experience in a busy accounting environment
Prior accounting experience in a USG-funded project is
mandatory

How To Apply

Send your application to hr@meds.or.ke.

Apply before or on 29th
Dec 2023

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