Accounting Jobs in Kenya 2023

World Vision

Accountant

Job Description

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management and Budget Monitoring

  • Offer financial advice and facilitation of project team to undertake activities
  • Ensure strict adherence to the approved budgets.
  • Ensure vendors are paid within the stipulated time
  • Ensure staff advances are properly managed
  • Analyse grant financial performance and advice management
  • Review grants procurement requests for budget availability and coding

Ensure assets purchased through donor funds are properly utilized and safeguarded

Monitoring and Compliance

  • Monitor Project expenses against the approved budget.
  • Reconcile timesheets with payroll for the project staff under grants.
  • Ensure donor regulations are adhered to for the assigned projects.

Support and coordinate grants end closure processes

Financial Reporting

  • Preparation of monthly site financial reports to the grant finance manager for the consolidation
  • Prepare management reports for decision-making purposes
  • Ensure monthly accrual of completed activities
  • Support and participate in year-end processes

Risk Management

  • Identify financial risks facing the grant and share them with management
  • Support with implementing mitigation measures for the identified risks.
  • Support with internal and external audits done on the grant
  • Provide relevant information for audit responses
  • Follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations

Provide and maintain grants financial information for safe custody and access

Administration

  • Ensure the smooth and efficient running of the office facilities
  • Attend program technical meetings and give feedback and updates on the financial aspects of the assigned grants.
  • Ensure good storage of financial reports and records in line with the WVK and donor requirements
  • Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreements documents between donors and WVK is available on file

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