Finance / HR Assistant job at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
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Vacancy title:
Finance / HR Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Deadline of this Job:
23 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Main Purpose
Execute administrative tasks and do follow up of project accountancy, according to administration manager’s indications and MSF procedures, in order to ensure legal compliance and keep a strict control over monetary resources.

• Execute administrative and legal related tasks, under supervision of the HR Manager, checking payroll calculations and updating personal files in order to ensure accuracy, compliance and on time payments.
• Implement cash management procedures in order to ensure the highest control and security and ensure cash availability.
• Prepare employment contracts in conformity with legal requirements including specific amendments, when necessary, in order to ensure local labour and fiscal law compliance.
• Enter data into the HR database and personal files and keep them up to date in order to facilitate HR processes management.
• Update Social security & Tax office employee files in order to meet legal requirements and duties.
• Draw up monthly pay slips for all staff, editing and updating the necessary data, in order to ensure the punctuality and accuracy of staff payroll.
• Draw up the final pay slip and employment certificate at the end of a contract in order to meet legal requirements while defending MSF’s interests.
• Assist the administration manager in the prevision of monthly treasury and planning in order to ensure the coverage of daily needs, advances on salaries, payroll, etc.
• Process the payment to suppliers and keep strict on all documentation involved, informing the administration manager of any sort of disparity.
• Carry out all accounting tasks and activities in order to ensure strict control of all expenditures and the reliability of statements and documentation.
• Make all administrative information available to the staff (posting, meetings, etc.)
• Classify and prepare all accounting pieces as requested by the Administration Manager.
• File the accounting documents and enter the accounting pieces in the accounting software, with the support from the HR Manager and/or the Accounting Manager (ACMA).
• Support the HR Manager in translating documents into local language. Assists the Administration Manager in meetings upon request.

• Desirable finance, business or administration related diploma.

• Essential previous working experience of at least two years in relevant jobs.
• Desirable experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries.

• Mission language (English) and local language (Kiswahili/Somali) essential

Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)
• Results and Quality Orientation
• Team work and Cooperation
• Behavioural Flexibility
• Commitment to MSF Principles
• Stress Management

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 23 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 17-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-01-2067
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