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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

African Trade Insurance Agency Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Established by African States with the support from the World Bank and the African Development Bank, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) is a multilateral insurer headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
ATI’s mandate is to promote and develop trade and investments for and within African countries by offering insurance services.
Exciting entry position have arisen in the following role:
Accounts Assistant
Under the CFO through the General Accountant, the job entails:
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.    Managing daily posting and ensuring that all entries are properly documented
2.    Payments & cash management:
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • Managing payments to suppliers, making sure payments are made in time and coordinating with suppliers
  • Assisting with handling and issuing cheques payments
  • Allocating payments and receipts
3.    Transaction processing:
  • Receiving and processing all invoices and requests for payment
  • Generating  new suppliers and vendors
4.    Performing reconciliations:
  • Preparing bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reconciling credit card expense returns and credit card monthly statements
  • Performing reconciliations with supplier’s statements
5.    Ensuring proper recording of all the new asset acquisitions or/ and disposals
6.    Basic book keeping functions as may be requested
  • BA in accounting/ finance
  • Holds or working towards a CPA/ ACCA/ CIMA certificate or equivalent
Years of Experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a busy organization
Competencies & attributes
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Attention to details
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with accounting systems, preferably SAGE
  • Rigorous
  • Good  written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills
How to Apply
Please submit an application letter, Personal History Form (this may be downloaded HERE),CV, details of your current remuneration package and three references to
The closing date for application is 22nd March, 2017 at Midnight, Nairobi time.
Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements and submitting applications in compliance with point 1-3 above will be  considered for this position and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The African Trade Insurance Agency offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a collegial working environment commensurate with other multilaterals.
ATI reserves the right not to make any appointment to the above vacancies, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
Please note that canvassing will disqualify you from consideration in these roles.

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