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  • Posted: Aug 3, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Médecins sans frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
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    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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


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


    • 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.

    Application deadline: 14th August 2022

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