Acacia Innovations Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Acacia Innovations Accountant Jobs in Kenya


Job Details

  • A social enterprise which provides eco-friendly cooking and fuel solutions for Kenya.

  • Our first product line is Kuni Safi, a smokeless alternative to firewood made from recycled sugarcane waste.

  • We supply schools, children's homes, hospitals, hotels, and factories.

    Job Overview

  • We’re looking for a highly detail-oriented and well-organized accountant to be based out of our factory in Nzoia, Bungoma.

  • The Accountant will handle all aspects on company financials, including keeping the books, preparing monthly financial statements, payroll, statutory filing, supplier payments, and financial reports for funders and stakeholders.

  • They must have a CPA(K) certification, expertise in Quickbooks, Excel, and Google Drive, and have a proven track record of excelling at duties across the accounting spectrum.

    Job Roles and Responsibilities

    Bookkeeping

  • Post supplier bills, receipts, customer invoices, payments from clients, and supplier payments into the QuickBooks software on an ongoing basis.

  • Reconcile amounts shown in the company’s books of accounts with actual amounts held in the bank.

    Management Accounting

  • Prepare financial statements as at the end of every month – Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow Statement.

  • Prepare any other sales and budget analyses as requested by CEO or company directors.

    Financial Reports for Funders

  • Draft financial reports as required for funders.

  • Ensure that all supporting documentation required by funders is received, filed, and scanned for submission along with reports.

    Accounts Receivable

  • Maintain a real-time list of accounts receivable from customers.

  • Share weekly aging report with sales team.

    Accounts Payable

  • Maintain
    a real-time list of invoices payable on Google Sheets and Quickbooks.

  • Verify supporting documentation check that goods were received/work was completed before approving supplier payments.

  • Prepare bulk payment templates for CEO approval.

    Qualifications Needed

    • CPA (K) Certification

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business or related field

    • 5 years’ work experience in accounting profession

    • Expertise in Quickbooks software, Excel, and Google Drive

    • High attention to detail and excellent proofreading abilities

    • Excellent written communication- perfect spelling, punctuation & formatting of reports and emails

    • Efficient in planning workload and able to manage competing priorities while meeting all deadlines

    • Friendly and professional communication while speaking with clients and suppliers

    • Pride in personal integrity and highly trustworthy

    Preferred but not Required

    • Expertise in Quickbooks Online (not Desktop version)

    • Experience working for manufacturing companies, including correctly accounting for cost of sales incorporating work-in-progress items and stock produced but not sold

    How to Apply

  • Job applications will only be accepted at jobs@acaciainnovations.com (no applications will be received at the office).

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