Project Accountant Job. Biovision Africa Trust

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Job Purpose & Scope

Reporting to the Finance Manager, ensures the financial integrity, transparency and accountability of all financial transactions related to project activities. He/ she must provide consolidated financial plans and reports for the projects as needed within the requirements of donors and partners.


  • Ensure financial project reports are prepared in accordance with contractual agreements
  • Liaise with auditor and prepare audit schedules during project and institution Audits.
  • Oversee asset management and finally depreciate assets at the end of the year.
  • Project fund management (Receive and disburse funds on our behalf).
  • Respond to donor queries relating to programmes/ projects.
  • Filing of programme financial support documents/payment documents.
  • Prepare Annual and Bi-annual project report as per contractual agreements.
  • Submission of financial reports to the donors.
  • Ensure to comply with internal and external regulations with the respective support to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.


Education and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounts or related field from a credited institution of higher learning. In addition, applicants must be CPA (K) holders or an equivalent related field from a credited institution of higher learning.


  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a demanding environment or an International organization, on general accounting ledger, and financial reporting; and presentation skills with the ability to present complex issues clearly and concisely.
  • Experience of developing financial operational systems and schedules.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in finance/accounting principles (comply with regulations and laws).
  • Must have the ability to plan and work with limited supervision.

Specialized Knowledge and skills required

  • Experience in monitoring implementation of project activities.
  • Proven ability to work with multiple teams.
  • Experience of leading on financial aspects of multi-country donor contract management and providing advice on complex financial management.
  • Sound knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Networking and partnership building skills.
  • Experience in using accounting software’s appropriate for a large international organization (e.g. SUN Accounts, Pastel Evolution and Vision Excel).
  • Experience of developing financial operational systems and schedules.

Personal Attributes

  • Have strong relationship management.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Team player with excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate deliverables/outcomes.
  • Good understanding of financial management and reporting processes.

How to apply

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements, please submit your detailed CV and application letter indicating summary of your key qualifications and expected salary to .

The closing date for applications is 15th June 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Biovision Africa Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

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