International Potato Center Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

International Potato Center Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

The Position:

The Accounts Assistant – Consultant will provide support to the Finance Unit for CIP Kenya to ensure efficient and timely deliverable of their objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and processing payments requests and stamping ‘’PAID’’ on all vouchers and support documentation;
  • Scanning and uploading journals on SharePoint;
    Filing all journals, numbering the files for easy access;
  • Reviewing and posting of payments, attach Journals to the payment vouchers;
  • Reviewing and posting of liquidations;
  • Preparation of bank reconciliation statements as per the calendar- ensure no pending reconciling items and bank recs are submitted on time;
  • Reconciliation of staff advances accounts and notifying staff with pending advances of more than 15days;
  • Reconciliation of account 62000 and 31000;
  • Submitting VAT invoices for VAT Exemption
  • Certificate application and issuing the certificates to the vendors;
  • Petty cash management (processing petty cash requests, replenishment and reconciliation of the petty cash account;
  • Analyzing mileage monthly, putting the same on the excelerator ready for posting;
  • Invoicing staff on mileage and follow up of payments of the same and reconciling staff mileage;
  • Scanning and uploading liquidations journals on the SharePoint;
  • Making withholding tax payment before 20th of every month and reconciliation of Withholding tax account;
  • Asset Management including asset verification, updating of asset register and uploading the link on the SharePoint.

    Selection Criteria:
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting;
  • At least CPA II or ACCA level 2;
  • A minimum of one year of finance and accounting experience in a busy environment;
  • A team player accustomed to working with multi-cultural and diverse teams;
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially in Excel;
  • Advanced Knowledge in software solutions (ERP);
  • Advanced qualitative and quantitative analytical skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write project and financial reports.

  • CIP is a global and reputable international organization that
    has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background, and is a recent World Food Price Winner and awarded with the Al-Sumait Award for our Orange Flesh Sweet Potato work in Africa.
  • CIP is dedicated to achieving food security, improved nutrition and well-being, and gender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world.
  • CIP is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a network of 15 research centers that are mostly located in the developing world and supported by more than 50 donor members.

  • The position is Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only.
  • The employment contract will be for a six months term (with a one month probation period).

    How to Apply
  • Visit the official website and submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references.
  • Screening of applications will begin on 30th September 2019 and will continue until the post is filled.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Learn more about CIP by accessing our web site at
  • CIP is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply
  • CIP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training).
  • CIP also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
  • For more information and job application details, see; International Potato Center Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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