Accountant job at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
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Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Deadline of this Job:
14 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Accountant
The Accountant will be responsible for maintaining all financial and accounting records for the organization with strict adherence to policies and standards. The Accountant will report to the Finance/Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities:
• Process all financial transactions in the electronic Systems to enable accurate financial reporting and monitoring.
• Control Compliance of expenditures and payments to vendors and staff within MSF EA policies and procedures.
• Ensure management of accounts payable and receivable including staff accounts, VAT and vendors.
• Prepare reconciliation of all Balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure exceptions are identified and dealt with promptly.
• Maintain cash receipts, vendor invoices, bank statements and other records of accounts.
• Maintain and manage archiving of financial documents to safeguard financial records and audit trails. Develop and maintain the data retention schedule for finance, accounting and procurement.
• Coordinate with the internal and external auditors during audits and do financial audit preparation.
• Ensure Statutory deductions are paid on time.
• Interface with HR and procurement on various elements of financial systems and processes related to the organization activities.
• Perform month-end closing process.

Position Requirements
• CPA (K) or other professional qualification in accounting.
• Bachelor of Commerce Degree or any accounting-related discipline.
• At least 3 years of accounting experience (preferably in INGO).
• Well-versed in computerized accounting packages
• Highly motivated and interested in the humanitarian sector.
• Flexible with working hours.

Competencies
• Commitment to MSF Principles
• Cross-cultural Awareness
• Behavioural Flexibility
• Stress Management
• Service Orientation
• Initiative and Innovation
• Teamwork and Cooperation

Condition
• Location: based in the Médecins sans Frontières-Easter Africa (MSF EA) HQ in Nairobi
• Full-time position.
• Annual Gross salary of KES 2,358,905 Other Secondary benefits as per MSF EA policy.
• Open-ended Contract.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 04-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-08-2065
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