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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya (40K - 50K)

Job Title: Accountant
Industry: Interior design
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 40K – 50K gross
Our client is recently set up international company in Kenya that specializes in supply of building materials and contracting of interior design work for high end residential and commercial projects. 

They have subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Kenya is the 1st branch in Africa. They seek to hire an all rounded accountant. 

Key Responsibilities
Monthly Management Accounts
  • Ensure that monthly management accounts are produced by the specified date.
  • Check monthly management accounts for errors and correct.

Monthly Accounts
  • Ensure posting to general ledger is timely and accurate
  • Ensure statutory deductions are timely prepared and paid
Accounts System
  • Assist in implementation and maintenance of computerized accounting system
  • Full co-operation with Auditors and in preparation of Annual report
  • Support other staff in terms of understanding financial and purchasing procedures for compliance
  • Cash received from retirements are banked on a daily basis.
  • Analysis to be completed for banking and attached to bank deposit slips.
  • Filing of all bank reconciliation documentation
Bank Records and Bank Reconciliation
  • Ensure that all bank transactions are accurately and timely processed into the accounting system.
  • Get bank statements monthly with which to do bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation monthly.
  • Ensure that all orders are correctly authorized.
  • LPOs to be correctly filed
  • Ensuring that items received are processed correctly onto a Goods Received Note
  • Ensure all goods Received Notes and corresponding LPOs filed correctly
  • Ensure that invoices are received for all items received.
  • Ensure that invoices received are correct
  • Assist on preparation of payroll
  • Prepare and submit statutory returns
  • Prepare all payment vouchers as per procedures and batch together for processing into accounting system.
  • Process all payment batches into accounting system as per procedures.
  • Ensuring that all withholding tax and VAT tax payment are done on time
Petty Cash
  • Responsibility for Petty Cash security
  • Reconcile petty cash monthly.
  • Ensure all petty cash vouchers signed for and filed numerically.
  • Petty cash Analysis completed daily and prepared for processing into accounts system.
  • Transactions processed daily into accounting system.
  • Assists auditors for the purpose of providing supporting documentation and/or information on internal process that is required for audit.
  • Assist in budget  development and implementation
  • Assess appropriateness of budget submissions, raising queries with budget holders where appropriate
  • Using business knowledge, review and challenge reforecast for trading subsidiary budgets
Skills and qualifications required
  • Requires a BBA in finance, Bcom in accounting, or related field.
  • CPA finalist
  • Requires5 or more years general accounting experience.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of the fundamental theories, doctrines, systems, principles, practices and terminology of accountancy.
  • Must be PC literate with knowledge of computerized bookkeeping software, spreadsheet and word processing software; spreadsheet skills must be sufficient to enable incumbent to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, statements, and/or projections.
  • Requires excellent organizational, interpersonal, communications and management 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 (Accountant 40 - 50K gross) before Tuesday 19th May 2015

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.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. 

(Next to Unga House)

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