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Staff Accountant, Kenya At – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit 


  • The Country Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting and coordinating the financial and accounting activities for an assigned portfolio of grants, local entities, and finance operations. This position will collaborate with HQ and regional finance functions to facilitate financial reporting, analysis, and support implementation of global accounting practices and processes.

Department Accountabilities

  • Accounting
  • Analysis, Modeling & Reporting
  • Audit
  • Compliance, Policies & Procedures
  • Corporate & Financial Oversight
  • Financial Management & Planning
  • Forecasting
  • Financial Systems & Applications
  • Process Improvement

Job-Specific Accountabilities


  • Manage the bills, expenses, and payroll of the assigned office. Provide timely reconciliations and ensure the accurate and timely recording of financial activities into the accounting system. Support HQ accounting to perform regular and recurring general accounting functions; reconcile various balance sheet accounts and prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

Award Management 

  • Produce grant-related post-award functions, including financial monitoring, expense analysis reporting, variances identification/explanation, reconciliations, re-budgeting, and grant closeout functions.


  • Prepare annual audit report, including preparing audit schedules and producing requested documentation.

Management Responsibility

  • Individual contributor with no subordinates.
  • This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Some duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Complexity & Problem Solving Skills

  • Ability to produce accurate and timely financial analysis, accounting, and reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely to multi-geographical stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage confidential and/or sensitive information.

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focus – Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.
  • Optimizes Work Processes – Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Communicates Effectively – Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Values Differences – Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
  • Nimble Learning – Learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration and/or equivalent related work experience.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in accounting, finance, or a closely related field.
  • Proficient (written and verbal) in English.

Travel Requirement

  • Up to 5% of domestic and regional travel for work, as needed.
  • Being authorized to work in the country posted is a precondition of employment.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to on to apply.

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