Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya (50K)

Kijani Holdings

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Location: Nairobi

Report to: Senior Accountant

Gross Salary: Ksh. 50,000

Kijani Holdings is seeking to hire an Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for ensuring the accounting and financial operations of the organization and safeguarding compliance with the accounting guidelines.

Key responsibilities include

·  Assist in the preparation of asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information;

·  Assist in the documentation of financial transactions by entering requisite account information;

·  Recommending to the Senior Accountant financial actions by analyzing accounting options;

·  Summarizing Kijani Holdings’ current financial status by collecting information and preparing requisite financial reports such as statements of assets and liabilities and statements of profit and loss;

·  Substantiating financial transactions by auditing documents;

·  Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing relevant account information;

·  Securing financial information by completing data base backups;

·  Maintaining Kijani Holdings’ financial security by following internal controls;

·  Assisting in the preparation of payments by verifying documentation, and requesting corresponding disbursements;

·  Answering Internal & External accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting best practices in accounting policy and regulations;

·  Ensuring the Organization’s compliance with national and county financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising the Managing Director on necessary actions;

·  Preparing special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends; and,

·  Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;

·  Your duties shall also include any other suitable duties, which your Supervisor may call upon you to perform from time to time.

Education & Experience

·  A Degree in B. Com; Accounting or Finance option

·  CPA (K), ACCA, or its equivalent is an added advantage

·  Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures including IFRS and IASs

·  Member of ICPAK in good standing

·  At least 3 years’ relevant experience

·  Proficiency in computerized accounting systems. Sage, QuickBooks

·  Experience working in the retail industry e.g. supermarkets, distributors, hardware

·  Demonstrated experience with preparing budgets and forecasts

Key skills & competencies

·  Excellent communication skills

·  Proactive

·  Team-work

·  Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

·  Planning and coordination skills

·  Time management

·  Attention to detail

·  Problem solving & negotiation

·  Adaptability

·  Stress tolerance

·  Ability to work independently

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Assistant Accountant) to before 30th November 2022