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Accountant Job in Kenya (KShs 35K - 45K)

Our client is an upcoming Micro-Finance Institution offering Loan services to individuals and groups

Our Client is looking for a young, energetic and passionate individual to fill the position of Accountant

Job Purpose: The job holder will reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, departmental billings, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers; review and code financial information; prepare and process documents to disburse funds, make deposits and prepare reports; compile and review information for accuracy; and maintain records.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processes payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers, employee reimbursements, and statements.
  • Examine statements to ensure accuracy and that statements and records comply with laws and regulations
  • Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure prompt payment and compliance with taxation legislation.
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems to keep up to date.
  • Organize and maintain financial records.
  • Make best-practices recommendations to management; Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits
  • Verifies items billed against items ordered and received and reconciles differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees.
  • Analyse and investigate annual and monthly financial accounts; enters, updates, and/or retrieves accounting data from automated systems.
  • Posts financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system, according to instructions.
  • Controls income and expenditure Disburses funds using manual/local warrants or petty cash and makes change according to specific instructions.
  • Endorses warrants or money orders, prepares account deposit documents, and deposits money as directed.
  • preparing reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial statements; financial forecasting and risk analysis;
  • developing and managing financial systems/policies;

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance
  • At least ACCA/CPA level 2
  • Minimum of 2 -3 years’ experience as an accountant
  • Applicants from a Microfinance background preferred
  • Knowledge of Accounting softwares

Attributes
  • A love of numbers
  • Very detail oriented
  • A high degree of integrity
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high degree of computer literacy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Salary: Kshs. (35,000 – 45,000)

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke (Indicating the JOB TITLE on the Subject Line) before close of business 14th March 2014.


Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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