Optiven Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Optiven Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • We are seeking a highly competent and an outstanding individual who is dynamic and passionate about delivering results to join our finance and accounts team.

  • S/he will be responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations.

  • Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the senior accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Giving daily and weekly updates aimed at improving financial records.

  • Updating and maintaining accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions.

  • Preparation of monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements.

  • Reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts.

  • Preparing tax computations and returns as well as assist in preparing budgets and forecasts.

  • Preparing payrolls and submitting PAYE, VAT, NSSF and NHIF.

  • Drawing up monthly financial reports i.e. expense reports.

  • Administering accounts receivable and accounts payable.

  • Maintaining accurate debtors and creditor’s record and liaise with sales team to ensure prompt debt collection and prompt creditor’s payment.

  • Posting all transactions to the accounting software on a daily basis, i.e. disbursements, payments made out and cash received.

  • Monitoring and resolving bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences.

  • Ensuring up to date payment of utilities
    Performing regular reconciliations of the general ledger.

  • Maintaining accurate and up to date records of all financial transactions.

  • Assisting with year-end closings.

  • Assisting with preparation and coordination of the audit

  • Assisting with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.

  • Carrying out other related tasks as might be required from time to time.

    Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance.

  • CPA K Qualified and be a member of a professional body i.e. ICPAK

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a busy and fast paced environment.

  • Must be very proficient in accounting software i.e. quick books.

  • Conversant with filling statutory returns.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and best practices i.e. GAAP

  • Knowledge of financial reporting.

  • Knowledge of local and international laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation.

    Key Skills and Competencies

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.

  • Ability to multi-task and get things done to completion.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Result oriented and deadline-driven.

  • Good scheduling and monitoring skills.

  • Excellent Communication skills.

  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent reporting skills.

  • Team player.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Optiven Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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