Cashier Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy Announcement: Cashier 

Reports to:
 The Finance Manager

Duty Station:

Start date: Immediately

 Fixed term, ending on 31st December 2015

Background: NCA works towards attainment and realization of peoples’ rights through the development of sustainable initiatives and strengthening of local capacities. 

NCA’s interventions in Kenya focus mainly on climate change, gender-based violence, women and governance and livelihoods and trade. Kenya Programme activities are clustered in Mandera, Embu, Yatta, Nairobi, Kajiado and Lamu/Tana River.

Main Responsibilities of Post Holder
  • Paying out and maintaining petty cash records.
  • Preparation of payment vouchers for all cheques, telegraphic transfers and cash transactions.
  • Ensuring that physical cash balances reconcile to relevant ledgers; any variance should be identifiable.
  • Keying in of payment vouchers in the accounting system for all Banks and petty cash.
  • Filing and keeping documentation of all payments vouchers
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Allocation of fuel, internet & phone/fax bills charges to various projects.
  • Taking custody of spare keys and store them in the Office safe.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the FM or his/her seniors
Job Requirements:

  • KCSE education, with a minimum grade B
  • University Degree in Finance or Accounting is an added advantage
Professional Training:
  • Professional accountancy qualifications, with a minimum CPA 3/ACCA or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years NGO work experience in a finance or audit department
  • Experience in using an accounting package like Navision, Quick Books, Sage, Maconomy or any other package recognized in the industry.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of MS-Office Suite and internet
  • High level of patience and cross cultural adaptability and sensitivity
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Language: Excellent written and spoken English. 

The successful candidate will be expected to show commitment to NCA’s vision, mission, values and strategies. 

Knowledge of the 2010 HAP Standard in Accountability and Quality Management would be an advantage.

NCA upholds the right of equal opportunity, and qualified female candidates are encouraged
to apply.

How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements and qualifications outlined above, should submit an application letter indicating expected remuneration and attach copies of their CV and any other supporting documents to:

Norwegian Church Aid, 
P.O. Box 52802-00200, 
Nairobi, Kenya

or send an e-mail to by 20th March 2015.