Machakos Institute of Technology Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Machakos Institute of Technology Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Job Function

  • The key role of this position is to be in charge of preparing of budgets, accounts and managing financial information and preparing financial reports

    Specifically the Accountant will:

  • Be responsible for coordinating Budget preparation in all departments and creating the master budget for the organization.

  • Be responsible for all the financial accounting activities and financial control monitoring

  • Maintain and develop accounts payable and ensure receivables are collected.

  • Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are utilized within budget and used in line business aims.

  • Proactively monitor and encourage the reduction in costs and increase in savings and profits.

  • Carry out financial forecasting and risk analysis.

  • Ensure that account books and financial systems are up to date.

  • Preparing end year accounts, ensuring they comply with laws and statutory regulations and tax requirements. Will also ensure timely publication of internal and external audits.

  • Produce and review annual reports and month-end balance sheet as well as profit and loss reconciliations and reports.

  • Must carry out the monthly payroll.

  • Ensure excellent financial control across the organization.

  • Document, implement and embed strong financial controls across the company.

  • Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data and revenue.

  • Involvement and support for ad hoc projects as appropriate. Collaborating with other departments to provide innovative solutions to problems and actively seeking better ways of working


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or its equivalent from an
    accredited and recognized University

  • CPA finalist

  • Experience of at least 3 years in a busy establishment

  • Knowledge of understanding and working with accounting packages

  • Certificate in computer proficiency from a recognized institution. Must have strong PC skills, especially Outlook and excel, with the ability to perform basic data analysis e.g. extracting data and applying pivot tables

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate records.

  • Good time management and organization skills with the ability to prioritize effectively and meet tight deadlines

  • An understanding of compliance, continuous improvement and excellent customer service

  • Commercial and financial awareness.

  • Good interpersonal skills - Should be a flexible team player, proactive and have the ability to succeed in a complex and dynamic environment.

    How to Apply


    The Principal
    Machakos Institute of Technology,
    P.O. Box 2069, 90100, Machakos, Kenya
    Cell: 0733 601227 / 0722 973271
    Email: E-Mail /
    Website: Http://

  • Closing date: 7th Nov. 2020

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