Job Summary

The Accounts and Admin Assistant will be responsible for performing a wide range of basic accounting, administration and office support activities.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description


My Health Africa ( was created to help strengthen the health sector across Africa for both patients and doctors. 

We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining schedules and managing basic accounting and administrative support, is essential in this position.

The ideal candidate for this job is great with numbers, has a keen attention to detail, resourceful, a good problem solver and very organized. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position.

Job Title

Accounts and Admin Assistant – based in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Summary

The Accounts and Admin Assistant will be responsible for performing a wide range of accounting, administration and office support activities.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the CEO, the incumbent will be required but not limited to:

-        Basic bookkeeping

-        Handling office tasks, such as filing, record keeping, generating reports and presentations, setting up meetings.

-        Assist in screening CVs and take part in the interview process

-        Submit and reconcile expense reports and send off invoices

-        Assist in the procurement process such as getting quotes and placing orders

-        Plan meetings and take detailed minutes

-        Develop and maintain a filing system

-        Update and maintain office policies and procedures

-        Manage workflows by assigning tasks to other team members daily, ensuring that deadlines are met, and work is completed correctly

-        Implement and monitor programs as directed by management, and see the programs through to completion

-        Any other tasks assigned relating to assisting to look after the office, administration and accounting. 

Qualifications and skills

-        No prior experience needed, however one (1) years’ experience working in an accounts or admin role is an added advantage.

-        A degree in accounting or another relevant degree is a must

-        Excellent analytical, communication, writing and verbal skills is a must

-        Experience using QuickBooks is a strong advantage

-        A wiliness to work in a fast-paced start up environment

-        Strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills

-        Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced start-up environment

-        A team player and willing to put in long hours

-        Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly reports

-        Excellent work management, prioritizing skills and problem-solving ability

-        Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner

-        Proficiency in MS Excel, with good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint

-        Working knowledge of Google Docs

-        Ability to juggle multiple projects with superb accuracy

How to Apply

Please send your CV/resume and covering letter indicating your expected salary and include the job title “Application – Accounts and Admin Assistant” in the subject line.

Please note that only candidates submitting a complete CV/resume and covering letter will be considered.

Closing date for applying for this position is 19th February 2020

Starting date is ASAP.  

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