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05 May, 2021
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Associate - Grants Accountant

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Organization Name: Aga Khan University

Job Title: Associate – Grants Accountant

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Accounting

Job Summary

  • The University is The University is looking to recruit a grants accountant on a fixed term contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring the financial progress of research and programmatic grants by preparing grant budgets, developing grant financial reports as per the granting agency guidelines, analyze variances. They are required to work independently and closely with the programmatic team to ensure financial compliance during the grant implementation. This position will also support grant audits and financial accounting for grants. The incumbent will report to the Grants Coordinator, Aga Khan University, Nairobi Campus.


  • Working closely with the Principal Investigators to ensure that all project activities are allocated accurate costs and are reflected on the project budget.
  • Ensure that the budgets are prepared following AKU policies and the granting agencies terms and conditions.
  • Exercise judgment to ensure that all decisions relating to research grant management are made in accordance with relevant rules, legislation and policies and in the University’s best interest.
  • Coordinate &/or develop grant applications and taking responsibility for monitoring the projects’ milestones.
  • Lead the writing of research proposals and grant applications for submission to donors.
  • Building effective communication strategies with a variety of stakeholders and colleagues to ensure that information exchanges are timely, accurate and useful.
  • Reporting progress to donors and ensuring that grants are acquitted in a timely manner and as
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