Assistant Finance Officer (or Cashier), Mogadishu, Somalia

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Promise Company
  • Post Date: July 30, 2021
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Job Overview
  • Maintain custody of the office cash fund and make daily payments of approved transactions
  • Prepare cash payment vouchers and ensure that all cash transactions are fully and properly documented
  • Review expense reports (travel expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment
  • Perform daily cash count with the Senior Finance Officer
  • Record payment vouchers daily in the cash batch
  • Maintain the uncleared cash advance file and prepare past due advance report for the Finance Manager
  • Prepare checks or wire transfer requests based on fully approved documents and present to approved check-signers for review and signature.
  • Prepare bank payment vouchers and ensure that all bank transactions are properly and fully documented


REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Senior Finance Officer

WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: All finance dept staffs, Program staffs, Operations Staffs


  • Two or more years of bookkeeping, banking or cashiering experience
  • A degree in accounting or a relevant business field is desirable.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written English skills


A clear understanding of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential. A high level of personal integrity, honesty and transparency in all cash handling is absolutely essential. The ability to interact effectively with international and national staff members is required. A demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.

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