Cashier at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Main Purpose

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


  • 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 and investigating any discrepancies.
  • Following up on cash advances (based on authorized requestors list and other internal processes) and ensuring they are duly settled.
  • 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 when required.
  • Assisting with the preparation of salary payments as required.
  • Performing monthly reconciliations before closing the monthly accounts, managing bank reconciliations and monthly bank statements if applicable
  • Liaison with Dadaab Team for cash-related matters; focal point for Dadaab funds transfers i.e suppliers, daily workers, etc. •
  • Assisting in advance management follow-up (operational advances), contract follow-up, VAT follow-up, monthly accountancy file archiving and any other jobs requested by the supervisor or coordinator.
  • Focal person for South Sudan transactions and payment requests (represents approximately 25% of tasks allocation).
  • Processing some mobile money/electronic funds transfer (MPESA)


  • Education-Essential: Diploma or professional qualification in accounting/finance/business administration
  • Experience-Essential: Experience in accounting (minimum 1 year), preferably MSF with Unified experience.
  • Languages-Essential: English & Swahili
  • Knowledge-Essential: Computer proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Competencies- Results and quality orientation teamwork and cooperation

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