Program Accountants – 2 Positions

The APHRC seeks to recruit two Program Accountants to join a team of other finance professionals at the Center.



Provide support to project staff by ensuring cost effective utilization of resources;
Monitor project expenditure to ensure they are in line with donors’ agreements. Prepare donor financial reports;
Monitor projects expenditure against the budgets and provide frequent feedback to the project managers and project staff on budget matters;
Review field imprest / staff travel advance to ensure adherence to set procedures;
Review partner institutions’ expenditure accounting and prepare funds disbursements;
Participate in proposal development, preparing budgets and other administrative sections;
Prepare for project audits by continuously reviewing accounts for accuracy and provide support to auditors during project financial audits;
Process payments and funds transfer; and
Ensure proper records management and compliance with internal and external requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

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 (MS Dynamics).
Ability to work independently, set priorities, juggle tasks and meet strict deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion.


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About African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC)

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and conducting policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues on the continent. APHRC is also committed to developing the next generation of globally competitive African scholars and leads by example through numerous research capacity strengthening initiatives and strong partnerships with top African universities and research institutions.