Book Keeper Job in Nairobi, Kenya

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Book Keeper Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy: Book Keeper
Base: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract Type: National Fixed Term (1 Year)
The Purpose: To maintain the financial and administration aspects of the field office in such a way that the office running costs are efficiently and effectively administered and accounted for according to the standards and procedures set.
The Role:  

  • To register and process procurement invoices and declarations, including the coding of invoices of the mail dispatch companies, and to arrange their initialing and payment. 
  • To prepare the monthly payroll, 
  • Carry out the administrative organisation of all data on payments and receipts of the office running costs, keeping records of all financial mutations. 
  • Manage cash transactions in the office and maintain contact with the bank and HQ regarding financial transactions. 
  • Calculate currency conversions and record cash movements; 
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports and to inform the manager when spending is not according the (financial) planning; 
  • Maintain financial records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating and purging; 
  • Compile various financial documents, verify their accuracy, and ensure compliance with established procedures; 
  • Arrange the entry or change of creditors’ basic data;
  • Perform any other relevant duty at the request of the line manager.
The Person
  • The successful candidate must have part accountancy qualification or equivalent recognised accounting qualification (CPA/ACCA level two or its equivalent), demonstrable experience in finance and able to follow set procedures and instructions under limited supervision.
  • You will possess good numeracy skills, be competent in the use of computers especially spreadsheets and other accounting packages. 
  • You will be a good team player and builder with excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Good communication skills both written and oral and demonstrable ability to prioritize are essential.
We offer a competitive, fair and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors.

How to Apply
If you believe you fit the job and person profiles please send your application to

The closing date for applications is 23rd February 2016

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