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Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya (KES 30K - 50K)

Primary School Accounts Assistant
Industry:  Education
Location: Kisumu
Salary: Ksh 30,000 – 35,000 gross
Our client seeks to hire an accounts assistant to handle the general ledgers and day to day accounting duties Coordinate the institution’s overall Accounting operations

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Preparation of schedules for reports
  • Preparation of final accounts
  • Ensuring the school’s compliance with relevant statutory requirements
  • Updating the general ledger operations and making all journal entries
  • Preparation of monthly income and expenditure and related financial statements and financial forecasts.
  • Keep records of all financial transactions within the organization in an orderly manner.
  • Create and follow a filing system that is simple and easy to retrieve files and records.
  • Ensuring the accounting records are completed on monthly basis.
  • Entering daily transactions to the existing accounting software QuickBooks/MS Excel
  • Prepare cheque request forms for payments attaching all required supporting documents.
  • Disburse cash payments as per the financial policy of the company.
  • Support the staff in processing their payment requests.
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Ensuring all advance accounts are zeroed out.
  • Prepare & compute withholding taxes and other statutory deductions in accordance to the law.
  • From time to time prepare periodical financial reports as requested by the Directors.
  • Keep all the financial records.
  • Ensuring completeness, accuracy and timeliness in the processing financial information.
  • Any other duties as assigned
Qualification & Skills
  • A Business/Commerce related degree  or Diploma with an Accounting option desirable
  • CPA Part 2 and Above
  • Proficiency in use of accounting software like QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Finance and Accounting principles.
  • 2- 3years Accounting experience in an educational institution or busy accounts office
  • Knowledge in General Ledger accounts 
  • Audit experience  is desirable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Highly motivated to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication, high computer literacy levels (Microsoft Office) and interpersonal skills
  • Good networking skills
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Primary School Accounts Assistant 30-35K) to before 7th  October, 2014

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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