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Finance Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Finance Officer

Reference: FO_2013

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd

Contract: Permanent

Location: Nairobi

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.

Profile Introduction

Our Client a developer of voice and data applications for mobile devices; with applications that enable networks and corporate clients entertain, interact and transact via SMS, MMS and WAP with a growing mobile market in Africa, seeks to recruit a Finance Officer.

The overall purpose of the role is to: Effectively support the Finance Lead (FL) in providing financial and administrative assistance in ensuring effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations.

Minimum Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree preferably in Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • A certified CPA (K)
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in finance

Job Specification
  • Provide financial, administrative and clerical services
  • Process and monitor payments and expenditures
  • Prepare and monitor the payroll system.
  • Follow up on all accounts receivable and ensure time payment
  • Ensure all vendors and suppliers are paid as per company accounting policies and timelines
  • Assist the Finance Lead in providing timely and accurate financial information to the company Management
  • Assist the Finance Lead in providing heads of department and other relevant managers with appropriate financial information for decision making and tracking expenditure
  • Assist the Finance Lead in overseeing that the Company is in line with all government and internal statutory reductions and taxes
  • Perform the day to day processing of accounts payable transactions
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
  • Data enter invoices for payment
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Manage the weekly cheque run
  • Record all cheques
  • Prepare vendor cheques for mailing
  • List all vendor cheques in the log book
  • Prepare manual cheques as and when required
  • Maintain listing of accounts payable
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Maintain updated vendor files and file numbers
  • Print and distribute monthly financial reports
  • Perform other related duties as and when required

Competencies
  • Working knowledge of Financial Reporting
  • Computer literate in Ms Office with demonstrated skills in accounting packages
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrate high level of confidentiality
  • Team player with demonstrated leadership skills/ roles
  • A Focused and organized individual

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 13th September 2013


Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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