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Finance & Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Finance & Administrative Assistant
Job Purpose: To provide the Finance and Administration Manager of SOKO EPZ Ltd with financial and administrative support including: processing all income and expenditure, inputting transactions onto the Quickbooks accounting system, assisting in recruitment and assisting with general administrative tasks.
He/she must have experience in accounting and MUST be willing to relocate to Maungu.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Processing all income and expenditure (writing cheques and sending out payments; making international payments; paying cheques into the bank etc)
  • Inputting all transactions onto Quickbooks accounting system
  • Day to day management of office petty cash; production of monthly spreadsheets and entering into Quickbooks accounting system
  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank statements
  • Monitoring SOKO’s administration budget
Administration & HR
  • Administering management meetings: compiling papers in advance and minuting meetings
  • Assisting the Finance and Administration Manager in the recruitment of staff and interns
  • Assisting Finance and Administration Manager in the updating of all policies and procedures
  • Supporting the management in ensuring that Health and Safety Regulations are complied with
This Job Description is a guide to the nature of the work required. 

It is not wholly comprehensive or restrictive and does not form part of the contract of employment.
Person Specification
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Experience of accounting and/or bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of financial systems, including accounting systems and budgetary control
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and keep to deadlines
  • Organised and able to manage various project simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently but also as part of a small team
  • IT literate
  • Accounting and/or bookkeeping training or qualifications
  • Experience of using Quickbooks
Education and Qualification
  • The ideal candidate will be a least a CPA 2 holder
  • Practical knowledge of accounting software a must. (QuickBooks)
How to Apply:
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and 

email to

Human Resource Manager,
P.O Box 775-80300

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume

Deadline for receiving applications 31 July 2015

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