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Accounts Intern Job in Kenya

Job Description: Accounts Intern

Purpose of the Position: The intern is responsible for implementation of all organizational strategies relating to outsourcing and operational functions of the organization.

Major Internship Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Running Payplus Payroll System
  • Add new contractors on the  payroll system
  • Ensure all contractors are paid
  • Ensure all statutory deductions, e.g.  PAYE, NSSF & NHIF, VAT Income tax are made.
  • Administer Statutory reports
  • Ensure payments are made to SACCOs, Pension etc.
  • Handling all administration functions associated with outsourced contractors  i.e. insurance  and pension, ensuring all deductions e.g. PAYE, NSSF, VAT, Sacco, pension, & DIT are remitted on time
  • Updating and maintaining statutory records such as NSSF, NHIF 
  • Assist with preparing and validating month end close schedules and analysis
  • Assist in performing account reconciliations


  • A degree in Bachelor of Commerce, or a related field
  • A holder of CPA 2.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Email and phone etiquette
  • Performance Standards
  • Periodic reports availed as and when required
  • Accurate billing and invoicing of clients
  • Timely remittance of all  statutory deductions
  • Accuracy and availability of all Accounting records

  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff utilizing excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Efficient, highly productive multi-tasker; self-motivated and flexible; thrives in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Motivated to learn
  • Ability to maneuver through the internet

Personal Attributes

  • Must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

Application procedure:

Applicants should email their cover letter and CV with names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities.

Indicate on your CV your current and expected salary.

All communication relating to application for these positions should be addressed to:  

On the subject matter of the email, ensure you indicate the position you are applying for.

Applications should be received by 3rd June 2014.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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