Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our Client, a family owned group of companies is looking to hire a qualified Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying their financial transactions.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end account closing activities and reconciliations.

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances.

  • Assist the Subsidiary Accountant in the generation of account management reports every month.

  • Perform accounting analysis for cash accruals, account payables, account receivables, reconciliations, and foreign exchange.

  • Provide appropriate accounting information to customers when needed.

  • Assist various departments in accounting issues and queries.

  • Analyze and perform foreign currency exchanges.

  • Support Auditor in conducting internal and external audits.

  • Assist in tax preparation and filing activities.

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and revenue accounts.

  • Review financial reports to identify and explain variances.

  • Follow documentation retention policy to maintain accounting files.

  • Prepare cash flow statements and resolve outstanding balancing issues.

  • Adhere to standard accounting principles and company procedures.

  • Perform accounting analyses and reporting to support decision-making purposes.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K).

  • At least 3-5 years of commercial experience.

  • Should be hands-on with Quickbooks, Sage & iTax.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft
    Word, Excel and Powerpoint is required.

  • Should be familiar with costings, taxation, and costs analysis.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and a strong team player.

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines.

  • Critical, analytical, and creative thinking to identify and solve problems.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have a strong

  • Understanding of the theoretical and practical components of the position apart from just being familiar with performing assigned tasks.

    How to Apply

  • If your background and competencies match the specifications of the post above, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accountant – Art & Craft) to

  • on or before 18th May 2022.

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