Accounts Clerk Job in Mombasa, Kenya

Accounts Clerk Job in Mombasa, Kenya

Job Title: Accounts Clerk

Location: Mombasa

Job Summary: Our rapidly growing company is looking for an experienced account clerk to keep up-to-date account records and oversee smooth transactions with clients.

The successful candidate will have great communication skills and a strong quantitative background, along with a proven track record of successfully handling accounts.

The ideal candidate should be a team player, enjoy working with a variety of clients, and have knowledge of basic accounting functions.

We also value those who are ready to learn and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.

Applicants must be domiciled in Mombasa or willing to work in Mombasa

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive and process payments, invoices, employee reimbursements, bills, and other accounting information.
  • Batch and prepare payments, payroll, or other outgoing financial data.
  • Completing purchase orders
  • Preparing payroll
  • Performing reconciliations of accounts
  • Maintain and update general ledger and sales journal.
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
  • Managing day-to-day transactions
  • Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
  • Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
  • Posting daily receipts
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts sheets
  • Preparing VAT returns.
  • Reporting on debtors and creditors
  • Sorting financial documents and
    posting them to the proper accounts
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source

    Knowledge and Skills:

    1) Solid knowledge of accounts payable; billing; budgets; payroll and taxes

    2) Have an eye for detail and accuracy.

    3) Good computer skills: MS Word, Excel, QuickBooks,

    4) Mastery over numbers and being quick with numerical calculations.

    5) Knowledge of salaries, wages and bonuses of different categories for employees of the organization.

    6) Have a high level of integrity, as they will know about the earnings of many employees; confidentiality.

    Educational Qualifications and Experience:

    1) Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business related field.

    2) 2-4 years of experience in accounting (accounts payable/payroll).

    Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV to before end of day 2 December 2019.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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