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Finance Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Position: Finance Officer
 
Reporting to: Finance Manager
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Job Purpose Summary: The Finance Officer is responsible for maintaining financial and accounting services in order to support the company’s operations.

Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist with preparation of the financial budget.
  • Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledger, petty cash and bank accounts.
  • Establish and maintain supplier accounts and process supplier invoices.
  • Maintain the purchase order systems and financial file record keeping.
  • Prepare cheques for all accounts due within the specified timelines.
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system.
  • Prepare profit & loss accounts, balance sheets, monthly financial statements, monthly reports and report on any variances.
  • Maintain and reconcile the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all moneys.
  • Prepare accurate journal summaries on a monthly basis.
  • Prepares the weekly debtors/creditors report to aid Management in decision-making.
  • Organizes a recovery system and initiates and follows up on collection of all outstanding debt from suppliers.
  • Calculate employee salaries, deductions and contributions and submit remittances of Tax returns, PAYE, NSSF, NHIF on a timely basis.
  • Prepare, review and file payroll summaries, journals and reports.
  • Order office supplies and manage the filing, storage and security of financial documents.
  • Maintain booking registers, issue payments for work permits and licenses within the specified timelines.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required by the Finance Manager.
Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting required. CPAs an added advantage.
  • 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a production company.
  • Passionate, self-motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic team-player who is detail-oriented, action focused with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Good working knowledge of accounting packages eg. Sage Pastel & Quick Books.
How to Apply

Are you young or young at heart and energetic? 

We are offering an exciting career opportunity in a film production company.

If you think you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send a detailed CV with your current e-mail and telephone contact indicating the job title and your current salary on the subject line to people@lightbox.co.ke to reach us not later than 18th January, 2016 by 5:00pm.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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