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Our client, an international school based in Nairobi seeks to recruit an Accountant / Administrator. Reporting to the School Principal / Director, the individual will be responsible for ensuring that proper accounting records are maintained and prepared regularly; accounting data is entered into the computer records, and to provide periodic accounting and financial reports.
Major Duties and Responsibilities will include:
* Capturing and registration of supplier invoices and receivables and processing of payment of supplier invoices
* Transaction recording and daily booking of payments
* Processing salaries for the staff (calculation, payment and book keeping)
* Cheque handling and Bank transfer follow up
* Management of petty cash
* Control of LPOs
* General book keeping, such as re-bookings and booking of accruals
* Responsible for filing of financial documentation
* Reconciliation of balance accounts
* Managing the annual financial budgeting
* Quarterly follow up and reporting
* Processing local insurance for staff and students
* Interpretation of legal documents
* Handle monthly reconciliations of the specified bank accounts
* Preparation of monthly financial accounts, including computer data entry, preparation of supporting schedules, etc.
* Prepare regular internal accounting reports for management
* Supervise the work of other finance staff reporting to this position.
* Handle complex accounts payable/expenditure accounts
* Manage the external auditor schedules.
* Provides advice and guidance on matters of budget and Finance
* Ensure that the assets and financial resources are safeguarded from loss through fraud and error by maintaining an adequate system of internal control
* Ensure that the organization complies with all the legal, regulatory, and audit requirements.
* Ensure that timely and accurate reports are submitted to the Management
Qualifications and Experience:
o Has at least a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business or Finance oriented discipline.
o Professional qualification of CPA (K) or equivalent qualifications
o Has at least 3 (three) years relevant work experience in a busy Finance / Accounts Department.
o Able to maintain accounting records & prepare, analyze & interpret reports.
o Possess working knowledge of computer accounting & application packages
o High level of integrity and good interpersonal skills
o Should possess strong communication & analytical skills.
o Able to work with minimum supervision
o Must be honest, diligent, self motivated & able to work under minimum supervision
o Must possess strong analytical, report writing, communication & organization skills
o Must be a team player & possess strong organization, management & leadership skills
Applications should be accompanied by copies of academic certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV, names of at least three (3) referees one of which should be your pastor, and daytime telephone contact to reach the address below before the close of business on 24th December 2010.
Executive Selection
Strategic Dimensions Limited
Management and Development Consultants
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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