Employment in Kenya

Cashier – National Position at Handicap International (HI)

Cashier – National Position at Handicap International (HI)

Jobs at Handicap International (HI)



MANDATE In Kenya, Handicap International works to improve the living conditions of people with disabilities and advance their rights with a special focus on refugee-related issues. Working in Kenya since 1992, Handicap International currently employs 80 local staff and three expatriates. BACKGROUND Despite the post-electoral violence of 2007-2008

Cashier – National Position


Mission 1: Strategy and steering

  • Monitors and reports to his or her line manager and functional manager on the cash-related risks of which he or she is aware and contributes towards their mitigation.

Mission 2: Standards and expertise

  • Deploys all of HI’s cash-flow management policies, processes and tools within his or her area of responsibility.
  • Complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Contributes to internal control within his or her area of responsibility and implements the corrective actions identified.

Mission 3: Operational implementation

Responsibility 1: Makes payments and pays advances

  • Pays in and disburses money from the cash boxes for which he or she is responsible and records the movements in a cash ledger.
  • Pays advances, records them in an advance ledger and clears them.

Responsibility 2: Ensures the quality and availability of supporting documents

  • Checks the admissibility of the supporting documents with regard to HI and country rules and transmits these supporting documents to the accountant for recording in the accounting Information System (IS) and archiving.
  • Monitors advances and their supporting documents.
  • Prepares any supporting documents asked for by internal or external auditors.

Mission 4: Profession facilitation

  • Contributes towards the facilitation of the profession’s development in his or her area of responsibility.

Mission 5: Emergency preparedness and response

  • Contributes to the program’s emergency preparedness actions and, during an emergency, adapts his/her work modality to contribute to HI’s effective humanitarian response


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounts or finance or a related discipline is an added advantage
  • At least CPA 11
  • At least 2 years practical experience in a related field

Skills Required:-

Professional Skills

  • Cash-flow management
  • Accounts management
  • Tax management
  • Financial and budget management
  • Facilitation and/or design of training and skills development
  • Sourcing and Recruitment
  • Risk Management
  • Internal control
  • Information security management
  • Use of the Information System
  • Humanitarian monitoring and emergency preparedness
  • Emergency response
  • Operational partnerships
  • Monitoring of results and indicators
  • Safety
  • Security

Cross -Sector Skills

  • Frameworks and references
  • Office and collaborative tools
  • Stress management
  • Collaborate in a global organization

Language skills

  • English and Kiswahili

Method of Application

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees current and/or past line managers and their current official contacts) by email to :- jobs.kenya@hi.org The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Cashier, Nairobi ”.

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

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