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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

  • 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 (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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