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Voucher Examiner (VAT Assistant)

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Advert Details

Recruiter: U.S. Embassy Nairobi Updated on: 2019-08-07 15:30:10
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: ASAP
Category: Accounting / Auditing Offer: Not Specified

 

Introduction

The U.S. Mission in Nairobi is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Voucher Examiner (VAT Assistant) will be available immediately. Closing date for this position is 21 August 2019.
 

Minimum Requirements

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:

• Three years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or auditing is required.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

• Must have an understanding of the KRA VAT regulations and the submission process.

 

Education Requirements:

• Completion of high school and two years of college studies is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: 

Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. (This may be tested). Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing of Kiswahili is required.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

• Must have advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint and other software packages. 
• For MS Excel, must understand advanced techniques such as auto-matching and pivot tables to produce highly sophisticated analysis reports. 
• Must be able to quickly learn new data analysis software as needed to meet reporting needs.

 

 


 

Job Specification

Basic Function of the Position: 

 

Responsible for managing the entire Value Added Tax (VAT) and Excise Tax reimbursement process for official purchases for 62 customer agencies in Embassy Nairobi, US/UN, and Embassy Mogadishu.

Responsible for the submission of over 500 US Direct Hire (DH) VAT/Excise Tax reimbursement claims for eligible USDH American personnel working in US Embassy Nairobi, US/UN, and Embassy Mogadishu.

Serves as FMC’s subject-matter expert on all VAT/excise related issues, and serves as the Mission’s Point of Contact (POC) for all personal VAT claim submissions and queries.

The position is supervised by the Supervisory Financial Specialist.


 

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