Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • Our client a design agency company is looking for suitable candidates for the following position.

    Main Purpose & Scope The Job:

  • The Accountant will be responsible for maintaining and reconciling accounting ledgers and balance sheets in accordance with Procedures and Standards laid out by Management.

    Responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial information required per company policies & procedures

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Responsible for preparing timely monthly management accounts

  • Responsible for preparing end of year financials

  • Management of Cashbook & Petty cash reconciliations

  • Manage all Payables and Receivable

  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries of direct invoices.

  • Paying suppliers; Verify approval on all invoices.

  • Resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation.

  • Ensure credit is received for outstanding memos.

  • Issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.

  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.

  • Verifies Supplier accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

  • Prepare and maintain an up to date daily recording of transactions and input data into the accounting system.

  • Maintains historical records by filing documents per accounting guidelines.

  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation per accounting guidelines.

  • Filing statutory returns, VAT, WHT tax, Catering Levy, NSSF, NHIF HELB, and PAYE.

  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices per accounting guidelines.

  • Involve in preparation of financial reports and management reports.

  • Maintain confidentiality of company data.

  • In addition to the above, the Accountant may
    be given such other duties, as the Management may deem necessary.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting Diploma or Certificate in a relevant field from a recognized institution;

  • CPA K / ACCA

  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations

  • Able to analyze financial records and interpret for other departments

  • Financial/P&L and problem-solving aptitude

  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills.

  • Be tech savvy and have a good working knowledge of various computer software programs MS Office, Receiving Software, Inventory system, Micros POS QuickBooks, Quickpayroll.

  • Customer service oriented with a positive, energetic, and outgoing can-do attitude.

  • Well-organized and detail-oriented.

  • Have a high degree of emotional intelligence and a high level of self-confidence.

  • Be able to remain rational and calm under pressure.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly send your detailed CV quoting the job title on the email subject “Accountant” to:

  • Vacancies@jantakenya.com


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