Accountant Job in Kenya


Job purpose

The accountants will be responsible for ensuring prudent and optimum utilization of Company Funds and preparing financial reports.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Running management reports.
  •  Preparing payment vouchers for suppliers.
  •  Processing impresses and travel advances for staff.
  •  Verifying posting of payments and receipts in the cashbook for accuracy.
  •  Providing safe custody of payment vouchers and approved journals.
  •  Ensuring statutory deductions are remitted on time.
  •  Generation of sales invoices for approvals.
  •  Verification of amount billed as per relevant regulation.
  •  Liaising with customers to provide billing information and support to facilitate
  • Swift payment of invoices due to the Company.
  •  Maintain a file of disputed invoices.

  •  Preparing Monthly Bank Accounts Reconciliations.
  •  Collection of Performance Contract Evidence on a quarterly basis
  •  Responding to suppliers’ queries on payment status in liaison with user departments and
  • Supply Chain Department.
  •  Billing of vendor invoices
  •  Processing of vendor payment vouchers.
  •  Liaising with other officers in handling supplier queries.
  •  Reconciliation of vendor accounts before any payment.
  •  Processing of statutory deductions payments. VAT, Withholding tax, etc.
  •  Supervise stock take and reconciliation.
  •  Reconcile general ledger expense accounts.
  •  Preparation and maintenance of accurate prepayments, accruals, and provision schedules.
  •  Liaising with Human Resources and corporation Secretary on Directors and Staff payments status.
  •  Processing staff imprests, surrenders, and claims.
  •  Preparation of payroll payment vouchers.
  •  Management of Directors’ payments and PAYE.
  •  Preparation of Directors cost breakdown.
  •  Reconciliations of Directors and Staff accounts.
  •  Reconciliation of all employee cost ledger accounts.
  •  Ensure accuracy in data processing.
  •  Review and sign off inter-creamery stock movement reports (stocks).
  •  Any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications and Personal Specifications

  •  At least four (4) years of relevant work experience in the Public Service or Private Sector.
  •  Bachelor’s degree in business (Finance/Accounting) course or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  •  Membership in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya  (ICPAK).
  •  Proficiency in computer applications.

How To Apply

In addition to the Qualifications and requirements set above, successful candidates for the above positions shall be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Qualified and interested applicants who meet the above requirements are required to send their application in HARD COPIES quoting the Title and Reference Number of the position applied for on the cover letter and envelope, together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, indicating current salary, copies of certificates, testimonies, and the contact information of at least three referees to:

 Chief Manager, Human Resources and Administration

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd

P.O. Box 30131 – 00100


 All applications should be sent through the above address ONLY and received no later than 5 p.m. on 8th December 2023.