This position will provide accounting and administrative support
services to policy research and analysis relating to the EAC Policy
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Accounts Assistant shall perform the following functions:
Initiate preparation of payment vouchers as per the necessary approvals.
Verify payment vouchers;
Update payment records;
Post payment vouchers into the Sun System;
Reconcile daily, weekly/monthly accounts; and
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Research Fellow from time to time.
Qualifications and Experience:
Academic and Professional Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration with
specialization in Finance/Accounting from a recognized and accredited
At least 5 years working experience in an accounting or financial environment.
Skills and Competencies:
Essential knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and analytical computer programmes for social research;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Attention to detail and ability to multi-task; and
High level of integrity.
Proficiency in English. Proficiency in French is an added advantage.
Education Qualifications and Relevant Working Experience:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by
the relevant national accreditation body in their respective countries.
This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained
Relevant Work Experience
Internship, training, apprenticeship and clerkship will not be considered as relevant work experience.
Terms and Conditions of Service:
This is a non-established position tenable for an initial contract of
one (1) year renewable subject to the performance and availability of
This post offers attractive remuneration.
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates
are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those
candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.
How to Apply:
candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for
the above mentioned position are advised to send their applications,
detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names
and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity
Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing birth date. Please quote
the respective reference number on both on the application letter and
envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective
reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address
Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 18 March 2016.
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
Applications which do not: indicate
nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter
attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other
professional Certificates ; or fail to provide three referees will be
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the
recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in