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Accounting Intern Job in Kenya

Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN)

Position: Accounting Intern 

The Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network is an International non-profit Christian member organization registered in Kenya.

Its mission is to support Churches and Church Health Systems, provide and promote just and compassionate quality pharmaceutical services. 

EPN is the only global church-based organization that works specifically to increase access to medicines and to strengthen pharmaceutical services.

The beneficiaries of EPN’s services include church health institution, medicines policy makers, health professionals, church leaders, and health staff involved in medicines management and pharmaceutical service delivery.
EPN seeks to recruit an Intern in the Finance Department to provide support to the Accountant. 

He/She will provide support to the accountant in meeting the objectives as laid out in the job description below and be able to meet deadlines. 

He/She needs to be able to work independently with minimum supervision and deliver optimal results under pressure. 

This position will be initially for a period of 6 months with possibility of extension and/or being hired on contractual terms depending on performance.
Job Description
Responsibilities for the Intern
·                     Timely processing of payments.
·                     Issuing of local purchase orders
·                     Reconciliation of supplier statements.
·                     Ensures that all hard copy vouchers are duly authorized before payment and filing.
·                     Manages a systematic financial filing system that is sequential, complete and up to date at all times
·                     Reviews submitted Field Expense Reports, ensuring the validity and accuracy of all submitted receipts.
·                     Accurately posts entries to Pastel.
·                     Ensure all statutory remittances are paid and on time.
·                     Maintain and account for petty cash.
·                     Assist in Fixed Assets register maintenance.
·                     Maintain and update statutory remittances file.
·                     Ensure financial reporting policies are fully adhered to.
·                     Prepare bank reconciliations.
·                     Minimum Degree in related Business Field and CPA II or equivalent.
·                     Experience working in a donor funded project will be an advantage.
·                     Excellent communication skills.
·                     Well developed interpersonal skills.
·                     Strong work ethic, ability and willingness to work long hours.
·                     Able to work in team settings and willingness to learn.
·                     Able to work with an accounting software.
Please note that Kenyan non-residents applying for this position should be willing to relocate and obtain appropriate visa and work permit. (No financial support will be provided by the organization for costs incurred.)

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to apply by sending a letter of Interest, detailed Curriculum Vitae, indicating Day time telephone numbers, address and name of referee to:

The Executive Director,
Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network,
P.O Box 749 00606
Nairobi, Kenya.

Email Address:

Closing date: Applications should be submitted by Monday, 2nd October  2017.

Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.

EPN is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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