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Accounts Executive Job in Nairobi, Kenya (15K - 20K)

Vacancy: Accounts Executive
Reporting to: Head of Finance and administration
Other Relationships: Marketing, Credit, Customer Service, HR, Finance & IT

Role Profile:
 The Accounts Executive – Is  responsible for delivering measurable and cost-effective results that will ensure the organisation’s vision is realised. 

He/She is primarily responsible for the general financial / accounting programs. 

The successful individual will be responsible for all management accounts for the non deposit taking micro finance.

Key Duties
  • Delivery of Operating profit and budgetary control on monthly, quarterly & annual basis; by branch, customer segment & product category.
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards;
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs;
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements;
  • Preparation of management accounts;
  • Bank reconciliations and accounts reconciliations e.g. Debtors and creditors;
  • Review of monthly VAT calculations and statutory deductions;
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing accounts information;
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential;
  • Handles disputed accounts and negotiates to bring payment into line with terms of the company;
  • Undertakes complex reconciliations, and compiles documentation for legal action where applicable;
  • Obtains sufficient information to assess the creditworthiness of new and existing customers;
  • Prepares the annual debtor days budget, with adjustments for proposed marketing campaigns; and
  • Periodic reporting to the management, e.g. divisional cash collection forecasts and aged debt analyses.   
Minimum qualifications, experience & competencies required:
  • CPA section 6
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people and records.
  • Demonstrable People Management experience in a lending environment.  
  • High integrity and dependability.
  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships in a multi-functional environment.
  • Minimum 6 months - 1 year experience in basic book keeping.
  • Strong presentation skills including excellent oral communication skills, passion to make yourself understood and engaging in a pleasant way.
  • People Management skills  a must.
Salary Scale: KShs 15,000 -20,000

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current and expected remuneration, quoting the job tittle in the subject field to 

Deadline of application is April 18th 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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