Accountant Jobs in Kenya – Interior Fit Outs Construction Company

Accountant Jobs in Kenya – Interior Fit Outs Construction Company


  • Our client, an interior fit outs construction company based in Nairobi with projects country wide is seeking to hire an Accountant (Interior – Fit outs).

    Overall Job Purpose

  • The accountant will be responsible for maintaining all the books of accounts for company in the accounts department.

  • He /She will be reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    Accounts Payable

  • Posting of suppliers invoices in the system.

  • Preparing payment vouchers and reconciling creditor’s accounts to ensure accuracy.

  • Ensure that all payments and purchases are properly supported and the laid down procedures are followed.

  • Processing payments, Posting of Payments for Suppliers and other regular expenses for all the banks in the Accounting System and reconcile accounts payable transactions.

  • Maintaining accounts payable files and records.

  • Coordinating with international suppliers on payment and timely delivery of consignments and their pricing for sale in the branches
    Liaising with the purchasing department, clearing & forwarding agents on importations and their documentations to see everything is in place for the importation process.

    Payroll

  • Support in payroll management and ensure payment of the same to avoid delays and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

    Cash and Bank

  • Daily cash reconciliation on Cash, Mpesa, Credit card, Cheques among others.

  • Ensure proper management of petty cash and disbursements.

  • Analyzing bank reconciliations on weekly basis to ensure correctness.

  • Manage and reconcile the cash purchases im-prest.

  • Responsible of all cashiers in the respective branches.

    Accounts receivable

  • Maintaining the billing system and generating invoices, ensuring proper coding on documents and account statements and following up to ensure settlement.

  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status per client

  • Maintaining accounts receivable files and records.

  • Generate monthly, quarterly or annual financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other accounts receivable activity.

    Tax Management

  • Ensure all related tax obligations – VAT, PAYE, WHT and statutory deductions are accurately accounted for, reported and respective payments remitted to the regulators and returns filed accordingly.

  • Ensure all the Documentation and clearance of imports is compliant with all the regulators.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or business related field

  • CPA-K or ACCA.

  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant work experience in the construction industry

  • Knowledge and hands on experience with Sage accounting software.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Proactive approach to work and able to work with limited supervision.

  • Good planning and coordination skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates should send their CVs and Cover letter to jobs@careermanagementcentre.com clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Accountant” not later than 30th April 2020

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Career Management is a proud equal opportunity and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

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