Cashier Job in Kenya

Cashier
Department: Finance and Administration
Direct hierarchy: Finance and Administration Officer
Contract duration: Six Months
Location: Mogadishu
Starting date: February 2018
Background on ACTED
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Their 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.
ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the below position in Baidoa, Somalia. However this position is dependent on approval of funding.
Position Profile
ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the below position in Mogadishu,Somalia. However this position is dependent on approval of funding.
Position Profile
This position will require the individual to perform transparent, true and fair cash management for ACTED projects in Mogadishu

Duties and Responsibilities

·         To perform petty cash management
·         To perform cash flow follow-up.
·         To perform transfers and exchanges of money if needed.
Specific responsibilities include:
Accounting
·         Responsible for advance/loan follow up and procedure compliance at Area Level
·         Responsible for Excel Book entries according to ACTED Standard entry grid
·         Responsible for cross check of allocation as per purchase order signed by Fin/Admin Officer
·         Responsible for accounting codes accuracy in cash/bank books and payment vouchers according to ACTED Standard entry grid
Cash
·         Responsible for cash flow level at Area level (safe and petty cash box)
·         Responsible for cash transfer confirmation at Area Level according to ACTED procedures (Capital – Area ; Area – Base)
·         Responsible for daily Cash Counts
·         Responsible for preparation of weekly cash counts for Fin/Admin Officer approval (cash checking statement)

·         Responsible for preparation of monthly cash counts for Fin/Admin Officer and Area Coordinator approval (cash checking statement)
Payment Procedure
·         Responsible for payment execution at Area Level (according to ACTED payment procedures)
·         Responsible of preparing payment voucher for approval by Finance/Admin Officer and Coordination before payment is processed
·         Responsible for link with Logistics on suppliers relation (payment oriented)
Filling :
·         Responsible for 1St check of Area and Base office vouchers (monthly basis)
·         Responsible for follow up, filing and labelling of voucher on monthly basis. Responsible for photocopying the finance vouchers and labelling as per ACTED standards.
Qualifications/ Skills Required
·         Bachelor degree or a higher diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or a related field.
·         A minimum of one year relevant experience, preferably in a similar position in an NGO.
·         Clear understanding of humanitarian principles and activities.
·         Sound understanding/experience in financial processing and management
·         Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
·         Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective work relations at all levels.
·         Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision, pro-active and a good team-player
·         High level of integrity and honesty
·         Being conversant in Somali language will be considered an advantage
How To Apply:
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications (most updated CV and cover letter as a single PDF document with the cover letter being the first page and the CV starting on the second page) with the subject line” Application for Cashier – Mogadishu ” to kenya.jobs@acted.org by or before 1st February 2018.** Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage.
Please note:
Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ACTED has right to hire before the stated deadline.
ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitments.
ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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