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Accountant Job in Mombasa Kenya

Position: Accountant

Location: Mombasa

Company Profile: Global logistics company with offices in Mombasa, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Juba, Dubai, Yemen, Somalia, Shanghai, Singapore and Houston Freight forwarding, imports clearance, exports, warehousing, trucking and construction logistics projects

Approximately 100 employees in Kenya

Main Purpose of the Job

The Accountant will perform a variety of general accounting tasks within the accounting department.

Main Responsibilities

  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
  • Processing invoices.
  • Implementing and setting up accounting systems and processes and internal controls.
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable).
  • Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of reports.
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
  • Generating profit and loss reports and trial balance and balance sheet reports
  • Good exposure to all statutory reporting requirements such as IFRS, Kenyan Companies Act, VAT, and Employment related compliances such as NHIF, NSSF etc.

Job Requirements:
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Statutory Deduction & Withholding Tax experience.
  • Conversant with submissions of Returns online more specially VAT.
  • In Charge of Debtors, Creditors & Invoicing including Accounts Reconciliation’s.
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Good accurate records keeping

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in any business field.
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications
  • CPA (K) designation preferred or equivalent international qualifications
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in accounting
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks

How to Apply

To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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