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Job Title : Accountant
Reporting to : Project/ Program Manager
Grade Level : 13
Work Location : Various locations
Purpose of Position
To promote Grants financial stewardship, accountability, reliability and accuracy of financial reports as well as implement financial policies. The role is required to safeguard assets and ensures compliance to donor regulations.
Budget Monitoring 25%
Help Project staff in linking Grant Budget to Grant Work-plans, so that the activities to be undertaken in the projects matches to the budget
Ensure strict adherence to the approved budgets.
Monitor and review activities to ensure that only budgeted costs have been incurred
Financial Reporting 20%
Preparation of timely and accurate financial reports for submission to support offices, donors and management as required.
Prepare and submit timely, accurate and complete grants financial reports
Load grants reports in FFR database
Prepare management reports for decision making purposes
Support and participate in year- end processes
Monitoring & Compliance 20%
Monitor Project expenses against the approved budget.
Reconcile LDRs with payroll for the project staff under grants.
Ensure donor regulations are adhered to for the assigned projects.
Perform Vendor screening
Support and coordinate grants end closure processes
Risk Management 20%
Facilitate audit process for assigned grants both internal and external audits
Provide relevant information for audit responses
Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations
Review grants PRFs for budget availability and proper coding
Provide and maintain grants financial information for safe custody and access
Ensure assets purchased through donor funds are properly utilized and safe guarded
Attend program technical meetings and give feedback and updates on financial aspect of the assigned grants.
Ensure good storage of financial reports and records in line with the WVK and donor requirements
Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreements documents between donors and WVK is available on file
Any other Duty assigned by supervisor or designee 5%
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Accounting or Finance or related field with CPA Part 2
3 years of experience in accounting field and at least 2 years in grants management
Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred
Excellent Microsoft Office skills
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good interpersonal relation skills.
A team player.
Demonstrable ability to work with minimum supervision.