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Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

A local company is looking for a high caliber and motivated person, preferably a lady to fill the post of Accounts Assistant.

The following are the requirements for the position;

Job Purpose: The Accounts Assistant shall be responsible for providing financial and administrative support in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations.

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Invoice close outs, recurring billings, and service calls
  • Prepare credit memos
  • Apply cash receipts
  • Interact with accounting regarding accounts receivable
  • Complete collection calls and letters
  • Generate end of months reports
  • Reconcile recurring revenue
  • Code and batch invoices and print reports
  • Generate open payables list
  • Resolve vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare batches of invoices for data entry
  • Data entry invoices for payment
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Manage the weekly cheque run
  • Prepare vendor cheques
  • List all vendor cheques in the log book
  • Prepare manual cheques as and when required
  • Maintain listing of accounts payable
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Maintain updated vendor files and file numbers
  • Print and distribute weekly payment reports
  • Compute and Submit DIT remittance in time.
  • Monitor and analyze the daily sales reports.
  • Complete payroll and other statutory functions in order to ensure compliance with statutory deadlines

Skills Required:
  • Reasoning ability, numerical aptitude and logical thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Proficient with MS office and accounting software usage
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • 2 years experience in accounting field
  • Customer service experience
  • Knowledge and exposure: Financial Accounting and Accounting software

Personal Specifications
  • knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers
  • sufficient knowledge of payroll functions and procedures
  • ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial and other company files
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability.
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.

Requirements of the role
  • B. Comm (Accounting) or any other relevant degree or/and
  • CPA Part II

If you believe you have what it takes to join the Company, please send your covering letter and must indicate current and expected salary, availability, attach CV, and send it to the following address specifying the post applied for not later than 4th July 2014 ;

The Group Human Capital and Administration Manager

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