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The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa. APHRC seeks to recruit a Financial Accountant to join a team of other finance professionals at the Center.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Financial posting and recording:

· Coding and posting all transactions into the financial system while ensuring adherence to finance procedures.

· Ensuring payment documents are properly supported and duly approved during posting; this includes checking whether all expenditures have the correct project allocation.

· Enquiring on issues pertaining to the bank accounts from the bank.

· Timely resolutions of bank transactions queries.

Financial reporting and general finance:

· Ensuring compliance with internal controls and recommending on areas for improvement.

· Providing financial information for planning, budgets and status on program activities; this includes such activities as provision of copies of documents supporting transactions.

· Ensuring proper filing and maintenance of accounting records.

· Providing support for financial transactions for project reporting as necessary.

· Dealing with internal and external parties.

Preparation of bank reconciliations.

Payroll fees processing:

· Preparation of field staff fees payments ensuring they are properly approved and supported and processed.

VAT and Withholding Tax returns filing.

Qualifications, experience and skills:

· Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field;

· Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA III) or Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) equivalent;

· At least 3 years’ experience working in an international NGO;

· Proficiency in Navision Dynamics;

· Strong analytical skills;

· Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion;

· Ability to meet strict deadlines; and

· Must have a high level of initiative and ability to work independently.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and CV through our recruitment portal https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by February 072021. Only short listed candidates will be contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate. Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

Website: www.aphrc.org**

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.**

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