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  • Company: Embassy of The United States
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Accounting Jobs in KenyaFinance Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

The Embassy of the United States of America to Kenya, located in Nairobi, is home to the diplomatic mission of the United States to the Republic of Kenya. The embassy opened in central Nairobi on 2 March 1964, when the United States established diplomatic relations with Kenya.



Three years of progressive experience in accounting, at least one year of which has been in Cashier Operations, is required

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Knowledge of cashier procedures and cashier, proficient in COAST cashiering software. Familiarity with State Department accounting system RFMS/M including Accounting, Vouchering and Payrolling.

Education Requirements

Mandatory:  University degree in accounting, finance or business administration is required

LANGUAGE:   Level 4 proficiency in English (reading/speaking/writing) is required (This may be tested).


Must be computer literate and familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of products. Ability to use keyboard, calculators and cash counting machines. Must possess a high degree of interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and be tactful and professional in dealing with a diverse range of employees often high-ranking officers who require cashier services. Must be extremely accurate in record keeping and have the ability to verify the accuracy of figures. Must understand the concept of shared services and the accuracy of statistical workload. Ability to deal with all personnel problems objectively and professionally. Self-motivated, to manage time effectively, to prioritize, plan, organize workflow and work independently.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):   The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Nairobi, kenya may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 24 September. 2021
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