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Systems Accounting Assistant Job in Kenya

Position: Management Trainee - Systems Accounting Assistant

Strictly 2-4 Yrs of relevant experience after education

Main Purpose of the Position

The Systems Accounting Assistant is responsible for the all system-related tasks such as opening and closing of ledgers, internal order and query management.

Key Outputs & Tasks

  • Participate in internal and external audit requirements
  • Financial master data maintenance
  • System accounting-related journal processing
  • Assist in maintenance of subsidiary ledgers
  • Assist in performing period (month-end, quarter-end and yearend) closing tasks
  • Handle market queries
  • Process internal orders
  • Ensure both contractual and operational KPIs are met (responsibility of delivering the service within agreed deadlines and at the required quality)
  • Develops good client relationships and good relations with the colleagues
  • Actively seeks opportunities for Continuous Improvement initiatives in cooperation with Intercompany Lead
  • Complies with all client published policies and procedures and any legal and regulatory requirements that the company is obliged to adhere to.
Educational Experience
  • Accounting, Finance or Business related course or certificate/degree
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
Essential Work Experience
  • Must have experience in an General Accounting environment
  • Must have Operations Experience
  • Must have experience in Client Management and interaction
Beneficial Work Experience
  • Written and spoken ability to communicate in English
  • Previous accounting experience/studies in particular GA/RTR
  • Must be a good team player
  • Responsibility and accuracy in the completion of received tasks
  • Ability to solve urgent matters and work under pressure
  • Flexibility, especially in the period of month/quarter/year-end closing
  • Reliable, proactive approach to entrusted tasks (thinking outside the box is a plus)
  • Experience with accounting systems (SAP)
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Client industry experience a plus
Professional Competencies:

The following are key competencies required of the role.

The candidate must exhibit the following professional competencies:
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Focus on customer service
  • Multi tasking / Time Management
  • Decision making
  • Teaming / Collaboration
  • Focus on Goals / Result orientation
Note: Candidates earning more than Kes 50,000 need not apply.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Please send you CV and remuneration package to by the 4th April 2012 at 5.00 pm.

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