Heifer International Senior Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Heifer International is a humanitarian development organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering small holder farm families around the globe to become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable agricultural enterprises.

Heifer international Kenya seeks to fill the position below to support its country programs
Senior Accountant
Based in the Nairobi Country Office the Senior Accountant plays a significant role in strengthening of core global systems by ensuring proper accounting and reporting of resources in project implementation, maintaining systems of accountability, processing of accounting information, internal and external financial reporting including project donor financial reporting for grants that include USAID funds, cash and bank account maintenance and other key financial tasks.


Reporting to the Director of Finance you will be responsible for:
  • Production of accurate and timely project budget monitoring and donor financial reports for multiple projects including USAID grants.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Performing analytical review of General ledger accounts and reconciling balance sheet accounts including project and staff advance reconciliations.
  • Preparation of Payroll and updating of payroll deductions in I-tax while ensuring proper tax computation and timely submission
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, obtained from a recognized institution, plus five (5) years of demonstrated experience in a senior accounting position preferably in the NGO sector.

Preferred Requirements: CPA II or ACCA or CIMA or equivalent accounting certification and experience in donor project reporting and accounting.

To apply for these positions please visit www.heifer.org/careers

Closing date for all applications is 30th April 2016

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