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Position: Cash Officers 

Ref: CO2014
Employer: Nuru Kenya
Location: Isibania, Kuria West District, Kenya

Category: Full Time, contract

About the Organization: Nuru International is an NGO committed to ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by offering locally-led training in agriculture, personal finance, healthcare, and education. 

Nuru focuses on cultivating service-minded leaders and equipping people with tools and knowledge to lead their communities out of extreme poverty. 

Using local income-generating activities, Nuru sustains its work and funds program scaling into neighboring districts – thereby multiplying impact. Nuru's vision is to empower people living in extreme poverty so that they can be able to make meaningful choices about their lives.

Nuru Kenya is looking for exceptional and passionate candidates to fill the position of Cash Officers.
About the Position: The position shall directly report to the Finance Manager

Essential Job Functions:
  • Receiving of daily cash brought in by our field staff and issuing receipt to the paying staff accordingly.
  • Issuing cash to the program staff for their daily program expenses upon presentation of fully approved paperwork’s.
  • Posting of entries to the accounting software.
  • Daily Reconciliation of cash receipts and payments.
  • Making sure accounting documents i.e. Receipts, invoices and other document are received from programs within the stipulated times.
  • Proper filing of accounting documents and making sure files are kept safely and produced when needed.
  • Scanning of accounting documents and saving them in the shared folders in G-drive.
  • Making sure bank Reconciliations are done accordingly and report any under banking to the respective authorities.
  • Working closely with the Agriculture program clerks to make sure all money received from the field has been surrendered to the organization and making sure agriculture program documents are reconciled with accounting documents on a weekly basis.
  • Reports directly to the Finance Manager.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.
Minimum Requirements:
  • A minimum of CPA 1 section 2
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience in cash handling preferably in an organization that involves a lot of field cash collections.
  • Proficient and Fully conversant with Microsoft Excel
  • You must be EXPERIENCED and fully conversant with QuickBooks accounting system.  Do not apply if you are not a QuickBooks Expert
  • Be a person of high integrity.
  • Knowledge and commitment to the principles and ideologies of servant leadership.
  • Strong commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural communities.
Working Conditions: Work will be performed mainly in the office, and sometimes in the field. Some work is also expected from the computer at home during evenings and weekends during busier seasons.

Remuneration: Commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience.

Nuru Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we give equal opportunity to all qualified candidates.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit their testimonials including resume/CVs and cover letter supported by at least two known references. 

Please complete your application in English

Include your phone number, the application should reach us by the 7th of November, 2014 at 5pm. 

Please outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Indicate the job title and reference number as the Heading/subject of your application. 

Submit your application in any one of the following ways:

Drop your application at the Human Resources Office at the Nuru Kenya Regional Training Center (RTC) in Keburui, near Isibania; 

or Mail application to Human Resources Department, 
PO Box 176-40414, Isibania; 

or Email to: (preferred)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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