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Accountant Job in Kenya

Our Client is Construction Company currently recruiting an Accountant.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities
  • Receive supplier’s invoices, assign correct codes, batch them and post them into the system after they are reviewed by the Finance Manager.
  • Posting of LPOs on the accounting software.
  • Record all transfers received by the company through the bank.
  • Accurately update the cash book and prepare bank and general ledger reconciliations
  • Prepare daily cash position and weekly highlight report
  • Post all monthly transfers to the sites and ascertain their usage is supported by necessary documents.
  • Liaise with operations and sites for accounting of fuel usage weekly for the purpose of payment
  • File finance related documents and accounting records to ensure easy tracing.
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of cost per item of all regular expense items.
  • Follow up on suppliers to provide invoices and monthly statements.
  • Liaise with the Finance Manger to determine accurately the company’s gross profit performance (cost analysis) for each site.
  • Settle outstanding accounts within the credit terms agreed with the supplier and ensure that all supporting documents are attached.
  • Review and query  petty cash payments from the sites
  • Check petty cash vouchers for proper authorization and acknowledgment of cash by recipients and ensure proper posting of the same.
  • Ensure filing of copies of all documents supporting payments into relevant files
  • Oversee preparation of the monthly payroll, relevant statutory returns and explain any variations in payroll from one month to the other
  • Ensure timely payment of all statutory returns such as PAYE, VAT etc.
  • Promptly obtain new tax guidelines for each year from the Income Tax Department or whenever tax changes are announced to ensure that deductions are correct and are paid in a timely manner at all times
  • Oversee proper recording of debtors and creditors and ensure the reconciliation of their balances
  • Liaise with the Finance Manager to prepare budget for the sites & review any variances.
  • Provide necessary information/documents required by auditors from time to time.
  • Raise capital expenditure forms for approval to acquire fixed assets as per procedure and keep an updated list of all company assets.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the management from time to time
Person Specifications

Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business related field
Professional Qualifications
  • CPA (K) or ACCA qualifications
  • At least two (2) years’ experience
  • Good skills in analyzing data and information
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems
  • Computer skills in packages such as MS Office Excel and Word
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadline
  • Honesty and possessing a high sense of integrity
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to

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