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  • Posted: Mar 12, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 25, 2021
  • 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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    Cashier (Nairobi-Coordination)

    • Work Location : Nairobi-Coordination
    • Start date : Immediately
    • Length of contract : Fixed term (1year) 100% with 3 to 6 months’ probation period.

    Main Purpose: Performing cash transactions, verifying supporting documentation, and maintaining records according to MSF standards and local finance policies.

    Other tasks include, but not limited to:

    • Controlling and monitoring cash payments from the cashbox and coding and recording cash transactions in the daily cashbook or accounting system,
    • Performing daily cash counts while investigating any discrepancies & carrying out transfer requests between cash and safe box. 
    • Checking the validity of invoices, approval signatories, and correctness of account codes 
    • Performing currency exchange operations and assisting with salary payments as required. 
    • Performing monthly reconciliations before closing the monthly accounts, managing bank reconciliations and monthly bank statements if applicable. 
    • Manage petty cash and advance issuing/settlement in coordination office. 
    • Process all, cheque, Bank and MPESA payments in coordination. 
    • Follow up on all advances and ensure they are settled within the week issued and report any unsettled advances to the Accountancy manager. 
    • Ensure all project payments have CTO’s duly signed by the PC and other approvers as per the authorization table.



    • Essential: Diploma or professional qualification in accounting / finance / business administration.


    • Essential: Minimum 1 year in accounting. 
    • Desirable: 2years experience with MSF or any similar NGO


    • Essential: Fluency in English & Swahili 
    • Desirable: Fluency in Somali


    • Essential: Computer Literacy (word, excel). 
    • Desirable: Unified software or any other similar accounting application.


    • Results and Quality Orientation 
    • Commitment to MSF Principles 
    • Teamwork and Cooperation 
    • Service oriented 
    • Behavioral Flexibility 
    • Cross-cultural Awareness 

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above requirements, please email your CV & motivation letter as a single file by 25th March 2021 under the subject “CASHIER” to:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. (MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee) 

    Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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