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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, a medium-sized Transport Sacco in Machakos County urgently wishes to recruit suitably qualified and experienced individuals in the following position;
Senior Accountant 


Reports to
 the Sacco Manager
Job Summary: The job holder will ensure proper management of the Sacco’s financial records and ensure integrity of internal controls and Sacco accounts. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with the existing accounting policies formulated by the Sacco Board of Directors and in line with the Cooperative Societies Act, and International Accounting Standards.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate recording of all transactions.
  • Preparation of payments to members and other Creditors
  • Preparing daily, weekly, monthly and final accounts and reports.
  • Preparing and maintaining member’s personal accounts.
  • Reconciling all remittances with ledgers and member Accounts.
  • Performing Bank Reconciliations and other Account Reconciliation.
  • Assist the Sacco Manager to implement Checks and Controls.
  • Supervising all the Society activities when the Sacco Manager is not present.
  • Tax and Statutory deductions administration.
  • Preparation of the Sacco Budget.
  • Ensures that all transactions involving the Sacco expenditure are properly authorized.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Business administration or accounting from a recognized university.
  • CPA (K) or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years of experience in a medium to large sized Sacco Society.
  • Proficient in Computerized Accounting Systems.
  • Good communication and analytical skills with track record of ability to meet strict reporting deadlines.
  • Aged between 25-35 years.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer. 

If you are interested in the above position, kindly CLICK HERE to download and complete the job application form and submit as per the instructions contained therein by 21st October, 2016. Please note that you need the latest Adobe Reader version to fill and submit your application.

NB: Only applications submitted using this online form shall be considered. 

Applications that are incomplete or that are received beyond the deadline will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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