Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (50K - 80K)

Vacancy: Accountant
Jenga Web Ltd dynamic, small but fast growing ICT and web Development Company, whose work focuses on, though is not exclusive to, the Kenyan Property sector.

In addition to building websites we create a range of marketing materials including brochures, billboards, flyers, posters etc. 

We also create corporate logos and branding.

We currently require a well-qualified Accountant with experience of business administration and the ability to keep day-to-day oversight of all company financial matters to include the issue of customer invoices, records of amounts receivable, amounts payable, petty cash administration and debt collection.   

This position reports to the Managing Director.

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Certified Public Accountant status (CPA/CIMA/ ACCA)
  • A thorough knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles, economic principles, auditing practices and principles and a knowledge of the applicable laws, codes and regulations of the Republic of Kenya
  • Knowledge and experience of MS Office, with demonstrable competency in Excel
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks computer software
  • At least 3 years experience in SME administrative and financial management
  • Good inter-personal oral and written communication skills
  • A proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to keep day-to-day oversight of all company financial administration to include: issue of customer invoices, record of amounts receivable, amounts payable, petty cash administration and debt collection. 
Job Description:
  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Prepare financial management reports
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Monitor and support taxation issues
  • Develop and maintain financial data bases
  • Prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
Salary Range:  Kshs 50,000 – 80,000 per month (gross) depending on qualification and experience.

Please send your application to include a Covering Letter which should clearly highlight the extent to which your experience matches our requirements, and an up-to-date CV to . 

Please include daytime telephone contacts and the names of three professional referees.

Subject of the mail should be the title of the position.