LVCT Jobs in Kenya : Grant Accountant


LVCT Health’s focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.

We seek to fill the following vacant position:

Position: Grant Accountant
Ref: GA/LVCT/02/2016
Reporting To: Grants and Accounts Manager
Duration: Renewable 2 Years Contract
Location: Nairobi

Job Purpose:

  • The main purpose of this position is to provide support to the finance division in preparation of financial statements and grant reports ensuring compliance with grant agreements

Grant Accountant Job Key Roles and Responsibilities in Kenya

  • Preparing monthly financial management reports
  • Compilation of timely and accurate grant financial statements for a range of donors
  • Preparing grant budgets in liaison with program staff as per donor requests
  • Ensuring payments and receipts are captured correctly
  • Monitoring of grant budgets, expenditures and forecasts of future needs
  • Maintaining frequent communication with program staff on budget status
  • Reviewing of monthly financial management reports to ensure that items are being charged correctly as per programs and contract agreements
  • Regular monitoring of sub-partner budgets and expenditure levels ensuring compliance with contract agreements
  • Maintenance of updated inventory and fixed assets register

Required Skills and Experience for Grant Accountant Jobs in Kenya

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related preferably accounting or finance
  • Accountancy qualification CPA (K) or ACCA
  • At least 4 years work experience in accounts or audit with experience in book keeping and preparation of complete financial statements
  • Grant management experience preferably in an NGO setting
  • Good working knowledge of computer packages and accounting software preferably Great Plains Dynamics
  • Meticulous and attentive to details with wide experience in developing budgets
  • High integrity, hardworking and willing to go the extra-mile to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations to [email protected] so as to arrive NOT later than March 04, 2016 Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted. LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer