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Accountant Job in Kenya – Receivables

Our Client is an IT Company currently recruiting a Receivables Accountant.

Job Responsibilities

Being the Accounts Receivable, you are Directly Responsible for the Accounts department via:

1. Financial accounts, budgeting and forecasting
  • Produce monthly financial accounts in the approved format;
  • Provide budget holders with financial information which meets their needs;
  • Facilitate the preparation of the annual budget and update forecasts as necessary.

2. Financial transactions
  • Ensure the efficient processing of all financial transactions, including invoicing and collection of moneys due;
  • Ensure that all money received in and paid out is correctly allocated;
  • Ensure the purchase ledger is maintained, with accurate coding, and that suppliers are paid in a timely manner;
  • Ensure the bank and other control accounts are reconciled monthly.
3. Cash flow
  • Manage banking arrangements under the direction of the Chief Accountant;
  • Maintain a daily cash flow schedule and produce regular cash flow reports;
4. Systems and IT
  • Continue the development and implementation of financial systems;
  • With the assistance of the IT department, maintain software used in financial and payroll administration.
5. Taxation
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly VAT returns;
  • Involve and instruct external tax consultants when necessary.
6. Inventory
  • Maintaining proper reporting and financial controls; and
  • Ensuring adherence to all practices and policies required to meet these objectives.
Performance Measurements
  • Accounting documents, records, and reports are prepared, maintained, and typed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Department files are appropriately maintained.
  • Account reconciliations are correct and completed in a timely manner.
  • Good communication and coordination exist with Company personnel. Assistance and support are provided as needed.
  • Management is appropriately informed of area activities.
  • Accounting functions are completed in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures.
Organizational Alignment

Reports to the Chief Accountant.
 
Dealing with Internal and External customers to improve business profitability.

Qualifications

Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce / Business Management / Economics will be advantageous
  • Minimum 3 years’ General Accounting experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA K) or its equivalent.
Knowledge Requirements
  • Project Management and Audit Reviews
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of finance principles
  • Knowledge of financial reporting
  • Proficiency in relevant accounting software
Skills Requirement
  • Team player / management skills.
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Scheduling and monitoring skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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