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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job title: Accountant
 
Job holder reports to: Financial Controller
 
Job location: Nairobi
 
Candidate profile
  • Age: 25 – 35 years
  • Gender: Male / Female
Business Purpose / Objective: An Accountant is responsible for supporting business growth and management decision making process by providing timely and accurate information responsible for business accounting & audits, procedures, systems, documents budgets and reports

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Overseas Credit control
  1. Makes sure of payment on time to the overseas suppliers within credit limit
  2. For any delay in payments to the overseas suppliers, must effectively communicate to them and report to the Finance Manager
  • Petty Cash Posting
  • Responsible for bank posting
  • Debtor Management
  1. Handle the debtor account
  2. Follow ups on the company debtors.
  3. Make reports on debtor management to the finance Manager.
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Purchase posting
  • Creditors Reconciliation
  • Data Entry
  1. Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable).
  2. Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs.
  3. Compile data and prepare a variety of reports.
  • Local Buyers and Supplies
  1. Maintains regular contact with other departments to obtain and convey information and/or to correct transactions.
  2. Responsible for the purchases required by various departments
  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
  • Reconciles records of local suppliers and buyers.
  • Follow up on local creditors and debtors on which to make monthly report on findings
  • Other related work to internal audit as assigned by the head of internal audit

Employee Profile

Key Competencies
  • Analytical
  • Critical Thinker
  • Problem Analysis
Occupational Skills
  • Computer skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
Personality Traits
  • Honest
  • Dependability
  • Accuracy
Required Qualifications
 
Preferred Professional Qualification
  • Degree or Diploma in Accounts or any related field
  • Certified Public Account ( CPA) or ACCA
Number of years of Experience   
  • At least 4 years’ experience in the Accounts Department
Preferred Educational 
 
Qualification   
  • ‘O’ levels; C+ and above
All interested candidates should send in their applications to phyllis@myjobseye.co.ke


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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