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Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Position: Accounts Assistant

Location: Nairobi
Job description
The Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) is the organisation representing the rights and interests of producers of sound recordings whose membership comprise of individuals and record labels. Incorporated in 2003, KAMP was registered and granted its licence to operate as a collective management organization (CMO) in May 2008, by the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)

We represent the rights and interests of producers of sound recordings, where we collect license fees for commercial use of music and distribute royalties in accordance with the Copyright Act of 2001, Laws of Kenya.
We are seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to be based at its Head Office in Nairobi on a one year contract renewable subject to performance and renewal of the KAMP operating license.

The Accounts Assistant will report to the Senior Accountant. He/she will be charged with providing administrative support to the accounts department, data entry, processing, and recording transactions, updating the ledger, assisting with audits or fact-checking, and preparing budgets and reports.
 Carrying out general accounting and administrative duties as necessary.
• Making decisions that are consistent with the company’s core values.
• Date stamping all new invoices and then forwarding them onto the appropriate department heads.
• Balancing monthly accounts.
• Responding to vendor, auditor and employee inquiries regarding invoices.
• Producing accurate financial statements.
• Completing tax returns, Typing correspondence, reports, and letters.
• Ensuring that the cash recorded by the cashier agrees with bank records.
• Daily cashbook management.
• Using computerised accounting systems to maintain accurate records.
• Auditing accounts for accuracy.
• Preparing wages and managing claims for expenses.
• Arranging purchase orders Managing day-to-day internal controls.
• Reconciling monthly statements for the bank and the payroll
• Processing all refund requests.
• Filing of all accounting records appropriately
• Performing any other related duties as assigned by the Senior Accountant.
• Holder of CPA part II or III
• Age between 25-35 years old
• 2 years of experience in accounting/finance
• Knowledge on the use of accounting software basically QuickBooks and ERP systems will be an added advantage.
• Proficiency in the use of MS. Office suite
• Good communication and inter personal skills
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements, kindly send your Curriculum Vitae and application letter, quoting your expected salary, via email to and or drop them physically at our Head Office on the 2nd Floor of Jumuia Place 1 along Lenana Road in Kilimani, Nairobi.
If you send your application via email the subject should strictly read ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT. Applications should be received on or before close of business 
Friday, 13th March 2020. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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