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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (KES 50 – 70K Gross)

Job Title: MFI Accountant
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 50,000 – 70,000 Gross.

Our client is a fast growing microfinance institution that provides micro credit solutions to positively transform the lives of their customers and other stakeholders by offering high quality financial services. 

They are looking to hire a dynamic and self motivated Accountant with proven experience in microfinance accounting, to join their team of professionals.
Job Purpose:- The incumbent will be responsible for all payables and receivable accounts, financial budgeting, financial planning and other related accounting duties. 

This position requires a good knowledge of accounting with proven experience in a busy microfinance institution

Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to book of accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions
  • Maintain and audit company financial records.
  • Oversee budget and financial management.
  • Perform duties related to bookkeeping, preparation of government audits, taxes, and financial planning.
  • Cash flow management
  • Work with tax returns and analyze financial information to ensure taxes are paid on time.
  • Assist in auditing accounts for errors, misinformation, fraud, and overspending.
  • Report financial information to management.
  • Create and analyze budgets.
  • Advise management on tax ramifications of business decisions
  • Act as a consultant in areas such as compensation, benefits, and asset protection.
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable.
  • Forecast revenue and analyze ledgers.
  • Identify and investigate variances.
  • Participate in strategic planning, fraud prevention, and budget development.
  • Analyze daily banking transactions and journal entries
  • Payroll reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly sales reports into excel spread sheet for analysis
Qualifications & Skills:-
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant with at least 3 - 4 years of working experience in MFI
  • Preferably with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Should have good Financial Management, Accounting, Budgeting and financial forecasting Skills.
  • Must have worked as an Accountant in a busy Microfinance Institution
  • Self starter, who is organized, disciplined and goals orientated.
  • Full Knowledge of Accounting package software skill.
  • Good organization and Management skill.
  • Cash Disbursement and Records Keeping, Good analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Good leadership and supervisory, Preparation of Financial statement skills.
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Can be able to achieve targets under strict timeframe.
  • MUST pay keen attention to details.
  • Good team player.
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 (MFI Accountant 50 – 70K Gross) to before 12th December, 2014.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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