Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Chief Accountant, the Project Accountant is responsible in assisting to manage and account for day to day cash inflows and outflows, ensuring proper systems and procedures are being followed and smooth operating and achievement of accounting tasks in an efficient, effective, and accountable manner.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Reporting to: Financial Manager


  • Maintain financial systems and controls to ensure the efficiency, integrity and transparency of the office in accordance with Association’s financial guidelines, national legal requirements and internationally accepted accounting standards
  • Assist and support the Program team in ensuring that field expenditures meet donor requirements and remain within the approved plans and budgets
  • Assist and support the Program team in the preparation of budgets for project proposals and annual budgets
  • Preparations of Financial reports by using SAGE 300
  • Ensure compliance to all accounting procedures and regulations enforcing the application of proper financial controls
  • Prepare timely and accurate periodic financial reports
  • Maintain accurate and audit-able financial records, in both hard and electronic format
  • Liaising with the Human Resources department for administration of payroll
  • Liaise with external auditors, government departments, banks regularly
  • Attending to any other duty as may from time to time be assigned by his superiors

Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Advanced Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Accountancy
  • At least 3 years of experience in project Accounting

Knowledge, Skills and abilities

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines
  • High Level of Computer literacy in Micro Soft Office applications and Accounting Software
  • Fluent in Oral and Written English and Swahili
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Willing and able to travel extensively on UMATI business


Application Procedures:

The application should be addressed to:

Human Resource Manager

Only shortlisted applicants will be informed by phone

Applications received later than 21 st December 2019 will not be considered.

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