Non Deposit Taking Micro Finance Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Non Deposit Taking Micro Finance Accountant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

General Role:

The Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Financial Accountant in ensuring that accounting functions are full met.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Financial Accountant in his role as delegated
  • Relieve the Financial Accountant when on leave
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data
  • Prepare ledger accounts reconciliations and schedules
  • Maintain Cashbook
  • Prepare all payments
  • Work closely with the Loan Management and Payroll Software systems installers to ensure fast check and maintenance as necessary, identifying any areas of improvement
  • Work closely with the Management Accountant consultant
  • Ensure accounting discrepancies and irregularities are resolved within reasonable time
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Discuss with clients their loan statements including payments and outstanding loans, advising the client on the consequences of not paying
  • Member of the loans committee to evaluate, appraise and approve loans based on stated and agreeable factors
  • Disburse or Approve client loans in liaison with the MD
  • Ensure client loans repayment posting in the easybuz system
  • Register chattels in the absence of the office administrator
  • Assist the Loan Officers with client’s loan statements and take them through for thorough understanding
  • Prepare daily loan tracker reports
  • Keep the safe code combination
  • Make loan collections when required
  • Relieve the
    Administration and HR officer when on leave
  • Keep custody of the Safe opening code details
  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
  • Accounting diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications and packages
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably with a MFI.

    Competencies
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to make sound judgment and prompt right decisions
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to build trust , communicate effectively and value others in the team
  • Ability to work with numbers
  • Computer skills and excellent in use of Excels, Word, PowerPoint and accounting packages
  • Planning and organizing
  • Information and task monitoring
  • Stress tolerance

    How to Apply
  • Applications to the Managing Director email manager@firstcapitalk.com attaching current CV and application letter
  • Closing Date: 13th September 2019

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