Regional Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya for USAID Contractor

A USAID contractor seeks qualified candidates for the following position:

Regional Accountant – Nairobi

The Regional Accountant, under the supervision of the finance director, oversees financial operations, ensures compliance, and performs financial oversight for the Nairobi office of a USAID-funded project. 
Specific duties include support for payroll functions; processing payments for operational and program expenditures; preparing monthly bank reconciliations; supervising vendor payments; providing financial analysis and projections as needed; monitoring and tracking grant and contract expenditures as needed; providing all information required for regular financial reporting; and other duties as assigned in an extremely fast-paced environment.

Candidates must possess a BCOM, at least a CPA III, with at least five years of accounting experience including three years relevant experience in financial administration and management for USAID or other donor-funded programs in Kenya, as a demonstrated understanding of local banking conditions is required. 

All candidates must demonstrate strong skills in computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel as well as accounting software such as Quickbooks or others.

To apply, please send cover letter and CV to no later than 5 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2012. 

Only finalists will be contacted.

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