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Accounts Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Accounts Assistant 

Location: Nairobi

Job Type:
 Full time
 
Company Description: Duma Works is recruiting an accounts assistant for one of our clients; a telecommunication based organisation that provides a wide range of live and digital content designed to be consumed via telecom billing such as premium voice numbers and SMS.
 
Purpose of Job / Key objectives: Maintaining financial records, processing payments, cash handling and preliminary payroll.

Role of the Accounts department: Provide accounts services, addressing all issues of a finance nature and providing all relevant information to meet external demands. 

These services may include, but are not limited to, any of the following: budget setting, reporting and control, income management, financial reporting to external bodies, accounts preparation and debt management.

Principal Duties / Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Finance Department to ensure smooth operation of all finance
  • Support the Finance Department by inputting into sales and purchase ledgers from source documents.
  • Matching invoices to statements and purchase orders to invoices
  • Input accounting data into the accounting system
  • Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure swift payment of invoices.
  • Resolution of finance related queries.
  • Assist with end of year preparation and procedures.
  • Provide financial support to team members.
  • Assisting in preparation of payroll.
Essential Personal Specification
  • Experience of working within a finance department
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Awareness of the provisions of the Data Protection Act and be able to apply these within the organization.
  • Good level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerized accounting software
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Good organizational skills used in planning own work
  • Calm and professional disposition
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of concentration
  • Able to respond effectively to changing priorities.
  • Able to manage high volume workload
  • Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision
  • Willingness to accept responsibility
  • Good analytical ability
  • Good problem solving ability
Desirable
  • A recognized finance qualification.
How to Apply

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “AA 1843″, Your Full name & Phone number. 


If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

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