Cashier at Action Against Hunger USA 2020
Career Kenya: Cashier at Action Against Hunger USA 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

The Positions and responsibilities:

The role reports hierarchically to the proram Manager and technically to the Roving Finance Assistant -Kenya Mission.

Objective 1: Manage Base Petty Cash

  • Enter advance requests in the advance book;
  • Prepare petty cash Payments for the Base for Field administrators to approve
  • Receive and check the eligibility of invoices submitted for payment.
  • Enter purchase invoices in cash book excel to be imported to saga
  • Close the cash account every month: physical counting, printing of accounting documents, check supporting documents;
  • Consolidate Cash Forecast for the Base.
  • Pay salary advances

Objective 2: Cash & Bank Management

  • Organise and check the timely receipt of the bases’ monthly accounting
  • Check accounting document information, including consistency between vouches and cash books, physical counting and balances;
  • Check the bases’ electronic accounting consistency: accounting codes, project codes, budget lines, titles;
  • Check and ensure invoice eligibility;
  • Check accounting voucher submissions (translation, numbering, layout);

Objective 3: Review of documentation, filing & archiving

· Review of all Finance documentation at the base to ensure completeness.

· Double Filing and archiving at Base level per month per donor and filing of grants/ finance related documentation.

The above tasks are not limited and can be added to, modified or changed according to the changing needs of the department.

Objective 4: Human Resource Support

· Receiving and sharing of HR documents to new staff

· Sending of montly payroll alteration from the base to Nairobi

· Support any other HR’s activities at the base level

Internal & External relationships


  • Communicate and exchange of information other departments within the organization and field staff.
  • Work closely and in collaboration with the Roving Finance Assistant and Exchange of information
  • Roving Finance Assistant: hierarchical relationship – technical support – exchange of information
  • Logistics Officer: Payment of suppliers
  • HR Manager: Exchange of information , general HR support/ clarification


  • Suppliers : liaise with suppliers for any finance matters and payment
  • Auditors: Provision of documents for audit


  • Cash and Bank Reconciliations
  • Cash Forecasts
  • Monthly Accountancy.



  • Undergraduate Degree in Business Management or its equivalent.
  • Any level of CPA will be an added advantage
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work conditions.



  • Minimum one year of professional finance or accounting experience, preferably in an NGO
  • Knowledge of finance/accounting procedures.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills as well as verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency in computer skills to include spread sheets, internet/e-mail, accounting package
  • Knowledge of techniques used in maintaining balancing and classing accounts in an accounting system


  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Self-starter with a strong desire to promote and implement continuous improvement  endeavors


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