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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, A Agency Banking Institution is in need of a Senior Accountant – Mpesa.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for end to end activities ensuring accuracy and completeness of all M-PESA & Agency banking transaction, including proper authorization of money transfers, cash management, Financial Planning & Reporting & Risk Management

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor agents transaction and float accounts on a daily basis to ensure that they are well within allowed limits
  • Provide solutions to all agents’ queries escalated through thefinance Manager
  • Check on the M-PESA & Agency bank account regularly to ensure any payments made are reflected into the M-PESA & banking system
  • Ensure that M-PESA / Agency banking payments into our bank accounts are done on a timely basis
  • Ensure preparation of daily bank reconciliation of all the M-PESA / Agency banking accounts maintained by the company and implement auto bank reconciliation of all the accounts
  • Ensure timely resolution of issues to do with the transmission of data between the banks and download into M-PESA & Agency banking application programs
  • Ensure that agents are paid on time and that the invoices comply with all regulations
  • Monthly Billing & Collections
  • Prepare VAT & WH certificates for agents and ensue that agents receive their statements on time once requested

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree from a recognized university
  • Qualified account with CPA (K)/ACCA/CIMA/ACA is a requirement
  • 2-3 years accounting experience in a well established company/organization

  • Auditing Experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards on receivables and revenue recognition, accounting and reporting in the financial statements
  • Good knowledge of the tax requirements for sales invoicing
  • Good knowledge of bank reconciliations and revaluation process
  • Ability to successfully resolve issues related to management of debtors
  • Ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in team
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen attention to details
  • Self-drives, results oriented and an ability to work without supervision

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to

Only qualified candidates will be contacted

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