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Finance Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Finance Assistant

Location: Nairobi
Job description
 Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) is the umbrella body for all public relations and communication practitioners in Kenya with an overriding purpose to advance excellent performance in the practice. The Society maintains local and international affiliates, which include the Eastern Africa Public Relations Association (EAPRA), the African Public Relations Association (APRA), and is a founder member of the Global Alliance for Public Relations & Communication Management. The Finance Assistant will be responsible for preparing and updating the Society’s accounting records on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. The role will report to the Programmes Manager.

  • Prepare monthly management reports
  • Prepare and/or updating the following accounting records on a daily basis:
    • Cash Book
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Ledger showing revenue from members
    • Ledger showing cash outflow/monthly expenditure
    • Any other relevant
  • Prepare comprehensive un-audited financial statements and reports on a quarterly and annual basis in accordance International Financial Reporting Standards which will include:
    • Financial position statements
    • Financial performance statements
    • Cash flow statements
  • Preparation and administering the society’s
  • Implementation of financial policies and
  • Budget planning and
  • Ensuring effective invoicing and debt collection.
  • Ensuring remittances of all statutory
  • Ensure all       society’s   assets   are   adequately   maintained,   secured   and
  • Processing payments and
  • Responsibility for the preparation and submission of periodic statutory deductions and filings before the set
  • Responsible for financial compliance with tax laws and making tax
  • Any other accounting duties
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting,
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Current Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Accounting and bookkeeping skills
  • Two to three years’ experience in an accountancy job. Experience in a membership organisation will be an added
  • Knowledge of accounting packages especially QuickBooks, Sage or ACCPAC
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and accounting principles
  • Sound knowledge of accounting and reporting process
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to synthesise information, interpret and provide broader context using financial and non-financial information
How to Apply
All applications should be submitted together with the following documents: –
  • Certificate of good conduct form the CID
  • A clearance letter from the Credit Reference Bureau
  • A tax compliance certificate
Applicants     should     send     their     detailed     CVs     and     application     letters     to by Friday, 27th  March 2020. Attach relevant certificates and testimonials.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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