ILRI Program Accountant Job in Kenya

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Program Accountant to provide financial and administrative support to the Animal and Human Health Program. The incumbent will provide support ranging from monitoring grant spending, reviewing all charges posted to the projects for accuracy and timeliness, managing partners’ spending, posting expenses and reversals as needed, preparing Financial Reports, and assisting in the processing payments among other duties.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance option),
  • Full accounting qualifications CPA (K) or ACCA
  • Experience in Projects Accounting
  • Minimum of three years of relevant working experience
  • Good personal organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly effective multi-tasking skills, with ability to coordinate, prioritize and organize workload and meet deadlines

Terms of Appointment

This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position based at ILRI’s Nairobi campus. It is open to Kenyan nationals only. The position is on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Job Level

This position is job level 2C, ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; pension, medical and other insurances for ILRI’s Nationally Recruited Staff.

How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development by clicking on “Apply Now” before 21 March, 2017.

The position title and reference number REF: PA/A&H/03/2017 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ILRI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: March 10, 2017 — 7:04 am