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Accountant Job in Kenya

Title: Accountant

Reports to: Chief Accountant

Area: Finance & Accounts

Job Purpose: Oversee the Accounts Payable function of the company.   

Job Dimensions:

Number of Staff Supervised

Direct Reports: Accounts Assistants

Total: 3

Key Accountabilities
  • Withholding Tax preparation  and submission
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Supplier account reconciliation
  • Booking of incoming payments from debtors
  • Foreign payments bookings and allocation. Ensuring all invoices are booked
  • to maintain a daily update of exchange rates both direct and indirect  in SAP
  • Preparation of a monthly ageing analysis report to explain overdue balances for the GMD.
  • Assist the senior accountant in preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Posting delivery charges invoices
  • Posting of custom shipping and insurance invoice recon of the same

Application of Guidelines & Decision Making Authority

Guidelines: Chief Accountant then to Financial Controller.

Decision Making: Decision maker – Financial Controller.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce  with CPA part 2,  or CPA -K

Minimum Experience: 4 years

  • Knowledge of finance and accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications.
  • Knowledge of Kenyan Taxation System
  • Ability to analyze financial data
  • Strong attention to detail

  • Knowledge of GAAP/IFRS
  • ERP user knowledge, specifically SAP
  • Computer proficiency
  • Team player

All applications should be forwarded to with the job title as the subject of the mail.

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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