Senior Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya (150K)

Our Client, one of the largest steel making firms in East and Central Africa region based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Senior Accountant

The successful candidate MUST be Guajarati | Punjabi | Hindu Speaking. 
  • Post financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system.
  • Enter, update, and/or retrieve accounting data from automated systems.
  • Payroll preparation and statutory remittance.
  • Submit relevant withholding and VAT payments to Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Code, post and receive payments.
  • Prepare and coordinate deposit activities.
  • Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations.
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payments.
  • Assist in month end reporting procedures.
  • Prepare and process employee expense reports.
  • Design, prepare, and maintain accounting and finance spreadsheets.
  • Clients accounts reconciliations for payments received and disbursed.
  • Keep track of all insurance policies and licences, renewal dates and renew as required.
  • Keep track of the company’s in-house employee loan scheme.
  • Create sales agreements and preform invoices and assist the sales team in seeing through sales.
  • Prepare a proper monthly Work-in-Progress report and a stock report.
  • Prepare all financial accounts ready for Auditors.          
  • Review new procedures, manuals, and system enhancements.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Minimum Five years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance.
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent.
  • CPA(K).
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, i.e. spreadsheets.
  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature.
  • Ability and drive to work independently, solution oriented.
  • Ability to determine work priorities, make decisions and take appropriate actions.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
Monthly Net Salary: Ksh. 150,000  ( Approx. 1,500 USD) 
Deadline: 30th Nov 2016 
To apply, please follow the link: 
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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