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HEALTH CENTRE CASHIER JOB VACANCY IN NAIROBI KENYA JUNE 2012

Our client is a health centre based in Nairobi (CBD) and is looking for a cashier.
This  role involves receipt and accounting for cash collection in addition to assisting with customer service.
Minimum requirements for the position are:
  • Basic Accounting Qualifications
  • 2 years experience working as a Cashier with excellent reference from previous employers
  • Numeracy skills
  • Computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent present ability with patient attitude
  • Well organized, presentable and ability to work under pressure
If qualified send CV only to [email protected] on or before 9thJune 2012, indicating the title (Cashier) on the subject line.
 
Salary: 16K 

Recruitment Manager
Corporate Staffing Services
3rd Floor, Nabui House, 

Unga Lane, Westlands (Behind Unga House) Nairobi. 

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database.

PATHFINDER INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR JOB IN KENYA JUNE 2012

Finance and Administration Director
Location: Nairobi
Pathfinder International is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting high-quality comprehensive reproductive health services in Kenya.
We are seeking a highly motivated, talented and hardworking individual for the position of Finance and Administration Director based in our Nairobi office.
Reporting to he Country Representative the Finance and Administration Director will be member of the country office leadership contributing to the strategic planning, policy formulation, resource mobilization and optimization for the Kenya Country Office (KCO).
S/he is responsible for the financial and administrative (F&A) management of KCO as well as for providing F&A oversight to all KCO projects and sub recipients.
Specifically, s/he is responsible for the functions of Procurement; Administration; Information Technology Services; Accounting; Budgeting; Budget monitoring; Internal control; Compliance; Reporting and; Grants administration.
Job Requirements
  • Advanced Business Degree coupled with CPA (K) certification or similar certification.
  • Minimum 8 years in USAID financial management as well as contract and grant administration, supervision, budgeting, reporting, accounting and financial analysis experience is required.
  • Thorough understanding of USAID financial guidelines and regulations and sound judgment in applying them to diverse field based operations.
  • S/he must have knowledge of and ability to use accounting principles and methods, techniques, and systems of financial management, and be able to guide and implement best administrative and financial practices.
  • Sound understanding of and ability to use accounting software (ERP) and the MS office suite of applications with emphasis on MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong leadership and management skills. Able to lead in the achievement of results.
  • Desired personal qualities include unimpeachable integrity, patience, tact, mature judgment, and strong negotiating and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent team player, able to work with minimal supervision and with prior experience in administration (logistics).
  • Willing to travel extensively in and outside the country when appropriate.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili languages.
  • Previous work experience in an INGO in the health sector is desirable.
Closing date for applications is 15th June, 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer

HR MGT OFFICER, ICT OFFICER, LIBRARIAN, ACCOUNTANT, AND HOUSEKEEPER AT CEMASTEA JOBS VACANCIES IN KENYA JUNE 2012

The Centre for Mathematics Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA) is an institution under the Ministry of Education that offers In-service Education and Training (INSET) for Mathematics and Science Teachers in Kenya.
The Centre also serves as a Regional INSET Centre for Strengthening of Mathematics and Science Education in Western, Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (SMASE WECSA) for 34 African countries.
CEMASTEA is looking for professionals who are of high integrity, dependable, self-driven, customer -focused, team players and able to meet strict deadlines to fill the following vacant positions:
Human Resource Management Officer I
Job Group K, I Post
The Human Resource Management Officer 1 will be responsible for;
  • Coordination of recruitment, deployment and development of competent staff;
  • Preparation and maintenance of payroll data;
  • Implementation of decisions on Human Resource;
  • Assessment of training needs for all cadres of staff and preparation of training projections;
  • Management of Human Resource Records;
  • Co-ordination of Performance Appraisal process in the institution;
  • Supervision and guidance of staff working under him/her; and
  • Avail correct interpretation of personnel policies and assist the organisation to ensure that Kenya Labour laws are adhered to in the organization.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or any other relevant degree plus a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered by a recognized Human Resource Management Body, such as IHRM or its equivalent.
  • Have served as a Human Resource Management Officer in a comparable and relevant position for at least three (3) years; and
  • Be proficient in Computer applications.
ICT Officer 1
Job Group K, I Post
The ICT Officer 1 will be responsible for;
  • All aspects of systems administration including networks, applications, databases, and telecommunications. This includes implementation, configuration, coordination, control, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, usage, monitoring and the development of specialized system procedures.
  • Installation and maintenance of computer systems;
  • Configuration of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network;
  • Developing and updating application systems;
  • Carrying out systems analysis, design and programme specifications in liaison with users;
  • Carrying out repairs and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated Technology equipment;
  • Verification, validation and certification of Information Communication Technology equipment; and
  • Overseeing the process of configuration of new Information Communication Technology equipment.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A Bachelor’s degree, in Computer Science or Information Communication Technology, Information Systems or a related degree course with a technical major, such as Engineering or Computer Sciences.
  • A Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the same or equivalent capacity in a similar organization/institution.
Readvertisement
The following positions that had been advertised in November 2011 have had to be re-advertised.
Candidates who had applied for the positions need not reapply.
Librarian 
Job Group K, I Post
The Librarian will be responsible for;
  • Identification and acquisition of library materials;
  • Safe guarding of Library inventory;
  • Preparation and organization of library resources;
  • Bibliographic searching and retrieval;
  • Maintenance of serial records and update database;
  • Shelving and filing of materials.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Library Studies and Information Science;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade C (Plain) or its equivalent qualification;
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar institution;
  • Proficient in computer applications;
  • Should have excellent communication skills.
Accountant II
Job Group J, I Post
The Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Collection of funds from the Centre’s income generating activities;
  • Maintenance of cash ledgers and general accounts reconciliations;
  • Preparation of payment vouchers and making authorized payments;
  • Maintenance of an efficient filing system of payment vouchers, receipts and invoices.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) or any other relevant equivalent qualification; Or
  • CPA (II) from a recognized institution or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C (Plain) or its equivalent qualification;
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar institution;
  • Proficient in computerized accounting.
Housekeeper/Cateress
Job Group K, I Post
The Housekeeper/Cateress will be responsible for;
  • Ensuring cleanliness and sanitation of catering and hostel facilities;
  • Management of Catering and Laundry Services;
  • Maintenance of furnishing linen, furniture, beddings;
  • Looking into the general welfare of guests, staff and/or patrons;
  • Inducting the stewards and Linen Assistants;
  • Controlling stock and inventory of the Kitchen Store; and
  • Checking in and out guests.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Institutional Management or Hospitality Management or its relevant equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade C (plain) or its equivalent qualification;
  • Have served as a HouseKeeper/Cateress in a comparable and relevant position for at least three (3) years;
  • Must be in possession of a certificate of Good Health;
  • Should possess good organization and Public Relations skills; and
  • Be proficient in Computer applications.
How to apply:
Send your application and detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and names of two referees plus certified copies of Academic Certificates in a sealed envelope with the Advert No. clearly marked on the envelope by close of business 19th June 2012 to:-
The Director Cemastea
P.O. Box 24214-00502, Nairobi.
Persons with Disability (PWD) are encouraged to apply.

PASTEL LADY ACCOUNTANT JOB VACANCY IN KENYA JUNE 2012

Our client seeks to recruit an Accountant who has hands on experience with Pastel accounting software.
The Accountant will be in-charge of the finance function of the company and will amongst other things:
See to the proper implementation of Sage pastel
Ensure the internal control systems are operating as required
Ensure that all the company’s financial transactions are captured fully and accurately.
Preparation of timely management reports
Provide financial advice to management 

As such, he should have:

  • CPA Part 3 Minimum
  • A degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum five years experience in a busy accounting set up with two years in a supervisory capacity
  • Conversant with Pastel
  • Can handle administration function
  • Demonstrate understanding of financial control and management reporting
  • Self-driven and leadership skills.
Remuneration: Expected salary is 70-90K Gross 

How to Apply

Interested accounting candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CVs, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by: 

Sending CV to [email protected]

We do not charge for CV placement and for interviewing.

FMCG FIRM KEY ACCOUNTS MANAGER JOB IN KENYA JUNE 2012

Our client, a fast moving consumer goods firm is looking forward to recruiting a Key Account Manager 
Gross Salary: 30K
Duties and Responsibilities
To liaise with clients,create and develop relationship.
To assist in the preparation of business agreements
Ability to devise a detailed plan and run projects in way that will realize income.
To ensure that accounts meet targets.
Run promotions and marketing activities.
To prepare proposals, presentation, reports as required.
To input detailed solutions to maximize profits. 

Education and Qualifications

  • A minimum of diploma in sales or merchandising
  • Ability to run projects and liaise well with clients
  • The candidate should be very organized and keen to details
  • Minimum age of 26yrs
  • Experience in Key accounts and managing of major supermarkets
If you are qualified, send your application with detailed CV and daytime personal No. to[email protected] 

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
3rd Floor, Nabui House, Westlands
Nairobi.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database no for interviewing.

ACCOUNTANT/ ADMINISTRATOR JOB VACANCY IN NAIROBI, KENYA JUNE 2012

Accountant/ Administrator
Female accountant cum administrator urgently needed in Karen.
Deadline: 9th of June 2012
Applications:
Summit recruitment & Training, Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

USAID CONTRACTOR VARIOUS CONSULTANT JOBS IN KENYA JUNE 2012

A USAID Contractor is seeking CVs of qualified persons for its consultant roster for potential short-term work on an ongoing project focused on civic education, citizen engagement and community strengthening.
Consultants with at least three years’ experience are sought in the following areas: 

Technical assistance for design and oversight of light infrastructure activities:

  • Engineer
  • Architect
  • Quantity Surveyor
 Organizational development and capacity building:
  • Strategic planning
  • Change management
  • Team building
  • Leadership development
  • Training of trainers
 Project design and management:
  • Writer/editor
  • Evaluators
  • Data analysis
  • Social audit and participatory needs assessment
 Technical experts:
  • Trained facilitator/moderator
  • Trauma and mental health counselor
  • Videographer
  • Legal and policy analyst
  • Mural artist
  • Information technology and social media (including use of SMS technology and new media)
Consultants with particular background/ expertise in civil society capacity building, constitutional law, land policy, devolution, judicial reform, conflict management and peace building, relevant to the Kenyan context, are encouraged to apply. 

To Apply: 

Qualified applicants must include a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, a current Curriculum Vitae (CV), maximum 3 pages, including all language abilities and a list of 3 references with contact information.
Applicants must be willing to work and travel throughout Kenya.
Applications should be sent via email with the word “Consultant” and the specific skill set from the list above in the subject line to [email protected] no later than Thursday, June 14, 2012. 

This is a pre-emptive search for qualified consultants who may be contacted at a later date.

Only finalists will be contacted.

HEAD OF TREASURY AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS IN A LEADING BANK KIGALI IN RWANDA JOB JUNE 2012

Our client, a leading bank in Rwanda aspires to be the leading provider of most innovative financial solutions in the region.
The bank has an excellent track record in banking Industry and has won several awards as the Best Bank in Rwanda.
They are looking for confident, highly motivated and self-driven individuals for their Rwanda office to fill the position of:
Head of Treasury and International Operations
Job Overview 
Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the jobholder will be responsible for providing leadership in the effective and profitable management of the Treasury function of the Bank.
The job holder will also be responsible for effectively managing trade service operations and international transfers and ensuring all activities are performed within prescribed standards.
Principal Accountabilities
Treasury
  • Building and effectively managing a treasury team and creating a strategy to build the treasury function
  • Managing the bank’s investments to ensure optimum returns and to seek opportunities for generating profit; develop and implement strategies to meet the Bank’s funding requirements
  • Managing the bank’s foreign exchange and interbank money market dealings to ensure profitable trading
  • Overseeing management of the bank’s cash position to ensure appropriate funding to meet obligations; whilst minimising risks and maximising profits
  • Analysing the market to identify suitable and profitable instruments to invest in
  • Monitoring and managing foreign exchange risk, interest rate risk and liquidity risk
  • Reviewing deal transactions executed by dealers to ensure they have been accurately captured in the system
  • Identifying new customers and actively marketing the Bank’s treasury products to drive growth
International Operations
  • Ensuring trade services and foreign currency transfers are executed as per the Bank’s controls, policies and procedures and in compliance with internal and external rules and regulations
  • Managing and maintaining effective relations with correspondent banks
  • Ensuring operational efficiency by reviewing transactions to ensure that they are accurate and processed within the required time frame
  • Ensuring reports and statutory statistics on documentary trade business volumes and income are prepared and submitted to management and the central bank in a timely manner.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • A Postgraduate degree in Business Management
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in banking operations with at least 3-5 years in a treasury function in a senior capacity
  • Experience in treasury sales  coupled with expert knowledge of all treasury products
  • Experience in managing a treasury team would be desirable along with a proven track record in building strategic relationships both with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Sound management and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams and to achieve goals through teamwork
  • Exceptional networking skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT JOB VACANCY IN KENYA JUNE 2012

Job Summary 

Extract, reconcile and submit tax returns on monthly basis. Prepare MS schedules and book Provisions in SAP, raise C/Notes for EPD, AOD and market support.

Update fixed assets register in BAUD, ensure all new assets are labelled on time, run and book depreciation in SAP.

Reconcile GL schedules including GRIR A/c and follow-up issue resolution with stakeholders.

Roles & Responsibilities

R1. GL Schedules & Book closing (40%)

  • Prepare and book provisions and accruals as may be required.
  • Run recurring entries for prepaid expenses and recurring accruals per automated Timetable.
  • Extract GL schedules per allocation by Accounting Manager and reconcile on a monthly basis.
  • Drive resolution of issues arising from the above GL reconciliations with the stakeholders.
  • Ensure GRIR a/c is maintained weekly and issues resolved on a timely basis.
  • Update ATT (Automated Timetable for Book closing), upload to the online Tool and circulate to all stakeholders.
R2. Taxes (20%)
  • Prepare, reconcile taxes (Vat & W/tax) and submit returns every month.
  • Identify any compliance issues in the course of preparation of the returns and follow-up implementation.
  • Coordinate the Vat refund process in Liaison with engaged consultants ensuring information requested is provided on time and in full.
  • Coordinate any tax audits in terms of information provision and central point of contact.
R3. Fixed assets Register (30%)
  • Preparation of  documents for additions, deletions, transfers, depreciation, impairments and adjustments
  • Reconciliation of fixed asset system account balances and related constructed asset clearing accounts to the general ledger
  • Fixed asset reporting – Assets movement schedules and other reports required from time to time.
  • Oversee Labelling of new assets in Line with BAUD requirements. Update BAUD register on a timely basis.
  • Create and communicate new asset numbers in SAP as well as coordinate the annual fixed assets count and handle all issues to do with fixed assets management.
R4 .Treasury Manager & Insurances (5%)
  • Performing daily cash positioning, funds concentration and mobilization
  • Maintaining LC’s and Guarantees Register
  • Assisting in Cash flow forecasts data collection and preparation
  • Assisting Treasury Manager in other treasury activities.
  • Insurance claims processing and follow up
R5. Expense management Super User Role (5%)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve user queries in the expense management process.
Required Working Relationship 

Internal

  • Accountants
  • Goods receiving
  • PO Creators
  • Accounting manager – support management reporting / target process
External
  • KRA and Auditors
  • Consultants
Qualifications:
  • A Business Degree ( Accounting or Finance)
  • CPA / ACCA Finalist
  • At least Five years practical experience as an accountant in a busy commercial environment
  • Practical knowledge of fully integrated accounting systems ( SAP experience is a definite advantage)
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills
  • Great attention to detail and ability to handle repetitive tasks.
  • Knowledge of analytical tools like Ms Excel
  • Good analytical skills
Core Competencies: 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Business Awareness
  • Accounting skills
  • Analytical tools knowledge
  • IFRS / FRM Knowledge
Behaviour & Attitude
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Accountable
Travel: Frequent travel (0%) 

Working Conditions: 

Work in normal office environment 

Persons earning more than Kshs. 240,000/= need not apply.

Applications should be submitted before Monday 11th June 2012 by close of business – 5.00pm 

Email: [email protected]

CARITAS SWITZERLAND / LUXEMBOURG SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER JOB IN NAIROBI KENYA JUNE 2012

Organisation Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg are non-governmental aid agencies and members of Caritas Internationalis.
Caritas works worldwide and adheres to international humanitarian principles (NGO code of conduct). Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg act in the frame of a MoU as a consortium in the Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa.
They operate a joint Liaison Office in Nairobi, have Country Offices in Somaliland (Hargeisa) and South Sudan (Torit) and a Representative in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa).
Position: Senior Finance Officer
Reporting to: Finance & Administration Manager
Duration: 1 year (with possible extension)
Location: Nairobi with occasional travel to South Sudan and Somaliland
 
Key tasks & responsibilities
  • Ensure that financial systems and procedures are in place and followed in accordance with internal policies;
  • Ensure the transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerised accounting system;
  • Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledger;
  • Ascertain the accuracy of the books of accounts in accordance with accepted accounting principles and donor requirements;
  • Ensure that the various financial reports are produced and submitted on time;
  • Assist with preparation of budgets;
  • Produce monthly cash and bank reconciliation statements;
  • Produce internal monthly financial reports for all projects and semi-annual consolidated reports; and
  • Process the payroll for Nairobi office
Essential requirements & qualifications
  • Advanced University degree in finance or business administration;
  • Professional accountancy qualifications – CPA , ACCA;
  • Experience in using Navision software;
  • At least 5 years work experience in a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation;
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently with limited supervision;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • High levels of integrity, patience, cross-cultural adaptability and sensitivity; and
  • Proficiency in computer for using MS-Office
Contract start 1st August 2012
 
Application 
If you feel you fit the required profile, please let us know how your qualifications, experience and career ambitions match the requirements of this position.
Send your application latest by Sunday 24th June, 2012 to [email protected] indicating ‘Senior Finance Officer’ on the subject line.
Please provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, earliest date of availability, names and telephone contacts of three referees.
Further questions may be addressed to Caritas Switzerland/Luxembourg’s Finance & Administration Manager, Mr. Reuben Kamau (e-mail: [email protected]).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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