International Potato CenterClosing Date : 2020-02-19
Duty Station : Nairobi, Kenya
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Organization: International Potato Center
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 19 Feb 2020

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Accounting Analyst.

The Position:The Accounting Analyst 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 documentationScanning and uploading journals on SharePointFiling all journals, numbering the files for easy accessReviewing and posting of payments, attach Journals to the payment vouchersReviewing and posting of liquidationsPreparation of bank reconciliation statements as per the calendar- ensure no pending reconciling items and bank recs are submitted on timeReconciliation of staff advances accounts and notifying staff with pending advances of more than 15daysReconciliation of account 62000 and 31000Submitting VAT invoices for VAT Exemption Certificate application and issuing the certificates to the vendorsPetty cash management (processing petty cash requests, replenishment and reconciliation of the petty cash accountAnalyzing mileage monthly, putting the same on the excelerator ready for postingInvoicing staff on mileage and follow up of payments of the same and reconciling staff mileageScanning and uploading liquidations journals on the SharePoint Making withholding tax payment before 20th of every month and reconciliation of Withholding tax accountAsset Management including asset verification, updating of asset register and uploading the link on the SharePoint

Selection Criteria

A bachelor s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field.CPA II or ACCA level 2.At least two years of finance and accounting experience in a busy environment.A team player accustomed to working with multi-cultural and diverse teams.Advance level of MS Office, especially in Excel.Advanced Knowledge in software solutions (ERP).Advanced qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.Ability to write project and financial reports.Advance level in written and spoken English.Fluent in Kiswahili.

Why should you consider this opportunity?

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.

What are the conditions?

The position is Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only. The employment contract will be for a one-year term(with a 3-month probation period) and the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

How to apply:

Visit the following link: submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references. Screening of applications will begin on February 19, 2020and 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.

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