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Accounting Officer Job in Kenya

We are one of the largest and fastest growing companies dealing in motor vehicle parts with an existing countrywide network of 12 points of sale.

We represent world class brands and use state-of-the-art equipment to deliver to our clients fast, efficient and truly superior service with an identifiable difference.

 Accounting Officer

Reports To:
 Head of Finance

Purpose: Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Accounting Officer will carry out accounting duties including but not limited to management of petty cash, insurance records, local authority licenses, statutory records, etc and inputting accounting data.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all supporting bank deposit slips and receipts are received, checked against the summaries and filed.
  • Process all purchases invoices and post them in the system.
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and prepare suppliers payment analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain good relation with suppliers.
  • Oversee correct petty cash management at branch level in respect to daily balances.
  • Ensure that monthly statutory deductions are paid to the respective statutory bodies within the deadlines.
  • Co-ordinate with the office staff to ensure that cheque payments are sent to the payee in a timely manner.
  • Prepare documentation for foreign currency payments, forex currency purchase, banker’s cheque, bank guarantees and any other instructions to the bank as may be required.
  • Ensure that all licenses are renewed as and when required and that all branches comply with the legal requirements in this respect.
  • Ensure that all insurance policies have been renewed and are valid and that the files are updated with any changes.
  • Maintain all files in respect of company vehicles and company properties.
Education and Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Accounting or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years working knowledge in a busy accounts department.
  • Computer literacy in MS office packages.
  • Knowledge of working with accounting software.
  • Working knowledge of SAP would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Kenyan laws and regulations.
How to Apply

Please sub
mit your cover letter and curriculum vitae (including salary history) to: not to reach us later than Wednesday, December 27th, 2011.

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