AERC Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)

Vacancy Announcement: Accounts Assistant (Temporary Position)

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a premier capacity building institution devoted to the advancement of research and training to inform economic policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. AERC, now 29 years in existence was formed to address a glaring gap in economic policy analysis and research, coupled with a need to strengthen postgraduate training in economics, in sub-Saharan Africa.

Reporting to the Accountant, the primary purpose of this role will be to provide support to the Finance and Administration Division for a period of three to six months.

The duties and responsibilities have been outlined below: –

  • Periodic reconciliation of the GL accounts and the respective subsidiary ledger.
  • Reconciliation of staff advance accounts including verification of receipts, supporting documents etc.
  • Reconciliation of vendor accounts and follow up on outstanding issues.
  • Follow up on ERP outstanding payment vouchers to be forwarded to finance for approval and payment.
  • Assist in processing of purchase invoices, PV’s and journal entries in ERP.
  • Confirming that invoices received from procurement have all supporting documents necessary for payment.
  • Following up on inspection of services rendered/receipt of goods to enable posting of LPO’s by procurement for payment.
  • Following up on unpaid invoices from procurement.
  • Reconciliation and follow up of staff petty cash advances.
  • Stamping of paid payment vouchers and all supporting documents.
  • Filing of payment vouchers and other finance documents.
  • Compiling copies of current contracts to ease payment processing for service providers.
  • Attaching of payment remittances to respective payment vouchers after payment processing.
  • Scanning and forwarding payment remittances for administration to suppliers, staff etc.
  • Distribution of payment remittance for programmes to Programme Administrators.
  • Recording of approved payment vouchers in their respective bank account register books
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

All applications should be sent to by Friday February 8th, 2019.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

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