JKUAT Enterprises Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

JKUAT Enterprises Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya


  • JKUAT Enterprises Ltd (JKUATES) is a State Corporation operating as a limited company, fully owned by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

  • The company’s business activities include; Research & development, Manufacturing, Consultancy, E-Commerce, Export, Training ,and proof of concept.

  • To provide support to the Finance department, by assisting the Deputy Finance Manager in the maintenance, reporting and management of the company finances.

  • We are looking for a qualified and experienced individual to join our dynamic team in the position of an Accounts Assistant.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting transactions in the company.

  • Prepare budget forecasts the company.

  • Publish financial statements in time.

  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings reports.

  • Up to date reconciliation of payable and receivable accounts.

  • Ensure timely banking of cash collections.

  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns.

  • Report on the company’s financial status.

  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups.

  • Comply with financial policies and regulations

    Skills and Requirements:

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Keen attention to detail and good analytical skills.

  • Collaborative working style and team-player attitude,

  • Able to work independently with little supervision.

  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.

  • Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to the team’s success

  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks

  • Good IT skills including Word,
    Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project

    Academic Qualifications / Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Work experience as an Accountant / Assistant Accountant (with at least 2 years’ experience)

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), ISA, IFRS.

  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like QuickBooks

  • Hands-on experience with MS-Office suite
    Certification on CPA level 2 (Section 4)

  • Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD)/KATC level III certification is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to send their applications and detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to

  • hr@jkuates.jkuat.ac.ke on/or before 12th April, 2021.

  • Due to the urgency to fill the position, shortlisting will be done on an ongoing basis.

  • Those who shall not have heard from us by 30th April, 2021 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

  • JKUAT Enterprises Limited is an equal opportunity employer.



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