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  • Job ID 1004408
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description


Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a faith-based health solutions provider with a core mandate of providing reliable and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance, and Health Systems Strengthening Services.

Project Overview:

  • MEDS has a contract with USAID Kenya and East Africa, specifically the USAID Dawa za Ubora project.
  • The contract aims to obtain efficient, reliable, and accountable supply chain management services for health commodities related to HIV, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Maternal/Neonatal/Child Health (MNCH), and Global Health Security (GHS) activities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Budgeting:
    • Prepare project budgets in compliance with USAID Dawa Za Ubora Contract and USG Guidelines.
  • Reporting:
    • Develop routine and ad hoc status reports, budget updates for different activities to ensure regular flow of accurate financial information.
  • Stock Accounting:
    • Maintain an accurate accounting framework for project stocks and up-to-date records.
  • Supplier Relations:
    • Prepare project suppliers’ payments within the credit period and maintain good supplier relationships.
  • Tax Compliance:
    • Prepare tax compliance reports and seek tax exemptions for all project expenditures.
  • Disbursement Monitoring:
    • Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, alert relevant project staff of due payments/liquidations, and ensure timely financial resource management.
  • Cash Flow Management:
    • Manage project cash flow to comply with donor guidelines for advance management, reimbursement, and third-party payments.
  • Asset Management:
    • Maintain an accurate Dawa Za Ubora project assets/inventory register.
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare project monthly and quarterly financial statements and reports for decision-making by the Project Management team and the donor.
  • Audit Coordination:
    • Prepare project audit schedules and financial statements, coordinate reviews by compliance and audit teams, and support implementation of recommendations.
  • Work Plan and Budget Participation:
    • Participate in the development of project work plans and budgets.

Candidate Profile:

  • Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field with CPA(K) Certification.
  • Professional Qualifications/Membership in professional bodies.
  • Associate ICPAK Member, Registered member of ICPAK is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a busy accounting environment.
  • Prior accounting experience in a USG-funded project is mandatory.

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