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Accounts Clerk Job in Nairobi

Vacant Position: Accounts Clerk – Nairobi

Our client a school institution is currently recruiting for the above mentioned position.
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years prior experience in the same capacity.
Reporting to the Finance Manager.
Job Description

·         Accurate day-to-day financial record keeping and reporting.
·         Preparation of payment vouchers by following laid down approvals and ensuring attachment of all relevant supporting documents.
·         Providing input for cash advance requests or requisitions and help in collection of the supporting documents for these requests.
·         Update accounts payable ledgers, ensure accurate posting to correct accounts, periods and perform reconciliations.
·         Update accounts receivable and issue invoices for school fees etc.
·         Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
·         Process all vendor payments and reconciliation with vendor statements.
·         Maintain cash book on the system and perform monthly bank reconciliations.
·         Payroll postings and reconciliations.
·         Petty cash payment posting and reconciliation.
·         Generating trial balance for the Finance Manager’s review.
·         Post and reconcile MPESA PAYBILL accounts.
·         Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed.

·         Be responsible for day-to-day financial procedures including supplier payments, information sharing and filing ensuring that appropriate follow-up actions are taken.
·         Ensuring that invoicing and billing agreements are correctly in place for all key suppliers.
·         Prepare and assist during external and internal audits.
·         Participate in annual stock counts.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager.
Applicants’ Requirement
·         CPA (K).
·         At least 3 years’ experience in finance and accounts management.
·         Excellent oral and communication skills with the ability to present financial matters to non-financial managers.
·         High degree of computer literacy in Microsoft Office products especially Excel and financial systems (ERP).
·         Ability to manage processes and maintain accurate records.
·         Must have good organizational skills so as to handle work in an efficient and timely manner.
·         Ability to work independently and maintain flexibility in working hours.
·         Ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.
·         Must have good interpersonal skills.
Benefits offered
·         An interesting working environment.
·         Appropriate salary plus participation in the Organization medical and pension scheme.
·         1 year contract with a possibility for an extension.
How to apply:
Please email your cover letter and updated word document CV to recruitment@covenantexecutives.co.ke indicating clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for and current or Last gross pay salary. (Accounts Clerk Post-Current/Last Gross pay XXXXXX)
NOTE: Consider unsuccessful if not contacted within 7 days.
Please DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES.

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