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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

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