Program Accountant (NGO – Contract) at Summit Recruitment and search

Application Ends: April 14, 2023
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Job Description

Key Requirements:

  • Support in maintaining accurate financial records, including financial transactions, reconciling bank accounts, and preparing financial statements.
  • Support the Senior Finance Manager in ensuring proper disbursement, accounting, budgeting, and reporting of project funds in compliance with local and donor regulations.
  • Support in ensuring the maintenance of program accounts payable and receivable, including processing invoices, issuing payments, and following up on overdue accounts.
  • Support the preparation of periodical management reports like the expense tracker.
  • Assist in tracking program budgets, including monitoring budget adjustments.
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of program-related yearly tax returns, ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  • Support the preparation of program audits, such as gathering financial data and documentation and ensuring compliance with audit requirements.
  • Support the preparation of periodic program management and financial reports.
  • Follow up with vendors to provide receipts after payments and petty cash reconciliation.
  • Track program-related payments to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing donor fund accounts.
  • Must have knowledge of international donor rules and standard tools for budgeting, spending and reporting.
  • Have strong technical & IFRS & GAAP knowledge.
  • Qualified Accountants (ACCA/CPA or equivalent) is an added advantage.
  • Familiar with government policies and regulations on taxation.
  • Proven financial management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other accounting software.
  • Proficiency in management systems.
  • Sound interpersonal and Administration skills.