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Finance & Admin Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Medair Somalia / Somaliland is seeking a qualified candidate to provide maternity cover for the following position based in Nairobi, Kenya, supporting the Medair team in Somalia/ Somaliland. 

The person filling this position will work directly under the Project Support Manager.

Finance & Admin Assistant (maternity cover starting May 2013)
Main responsibilities include:

  • Disburse and ensure accurate and timely accounting for cash
  • Perform weekly physical cash counts
  • Online banking and processing of cheque payments within authorisation limits
  • Ensure transfers of cash to the field in a timely manner
Financial Reporting
  • Weekly expense sheet closure
  • Monthly closure of accounts and scanning of accounts documentation meeting deadlines
  • Work with Logistics and other staff to maintain required audit trail for all financial transactions
  • Provide support in tracing supporting documents whenever an audit is being carried out
  • Prepare staff salaries monthly and make payments to individual bank accounts online
Qualifications and experience:
  • Diploma in Finance or Business Studies with a bias in finance
  • Minimum 2 years relevant post-qualification professional experience
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent English (oral & written)
Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill the above position. 

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your letter of application and CV.

Include telephone and email contacts of two professional references including your current/most recent employer.

Applications should be sent by email to:

Applications must be submitted no later than close of business 3rd April 2013.
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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