Accounting, Auditing & Finance / NGOs

Finance Assistant


RTI International is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
RTI is currently seeking to fill a vacancy for the Kenya Crops & Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity which is part of the Feed the Future program, America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty. In this regard, USAID is partnering with RTI International on a 5-year (Oct 2017 to Sept 2022) cooperative agreement – KCDMS Activity – to help increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya. The project will also spur competitive, resilient market systems in Kenya’s horticulture and dairy sectors. We seek to recruit a short-term Finance Assistant to be based in the Nairobi office.
Job Summary:
The position is specifically responsible for filing transaction documents, preparation of DA1 forms and creating payment vouchers. The position will also work with the administration team to receive and review invoices for payment processing.
Essential Duties: 
Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the temporary finance assistant will;
File transaction documents in the office ensuring that they are stamped “PAID” where necessary and arranged sequentially in the filing cabinets
Assist in the preparation of DA1 Forms in the Office
Maintain an accurate tracker of the VAT Receivables
Create Payment Vouchers as and when directed by the supervisor
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CPA Part II is an added advantage.
Skills & Abilities
Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work well with others
Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing
Ability to work independently
Attention to detail and accuracy
How to Apply
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