Accounts Intern at KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP)



The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is based within the KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medical Research – (Coast). Our core activities are funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Reports to: Fiscal and Administration Manager

Job purpose: To be trained on project accounting and administrative operations and perform any assigned tasks under the supervision and guidance of the project accountant.

Responsibilities:

  • To be trained and prepare monthly study budgets.
  • To be trained and under supervision receive and account for office petty cash.
  • Maintain complete and accurate office petty cash records and reconciliations under supervision.
  • To be trained and assist in the management of office and study supplies.
  • Effectively manage service providers and suppliers under supervision.
  • Provide administrative, operations and logistical support to ongoing study activities.
  • Manage project vehicles and coordinate transport under supervision.
  • To be trained and under supervision implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Assist in managing vendor payments and utility bills under supervision.
  • To be trained and maintain assets register and ensure that project equipment is well maintained.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Commerce or related field and CPA Part II.

Experience and skills:

  • Good communication skills, reliable, self-motivated, and self-driven.
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel spreadsheets and Word.
  • High Integrity and confidentiality

Terms of Engagement:

Appointment in the internship program will be for 6 months. This may be extended for another 6 months depending on performance.

Please Note:

  1. A stipend will be provided.
  2. The intern will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover.

Method of Application

  1.  All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
  2. Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  3. Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: [email protected] not later than 26th July, 2021.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW
AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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