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Accountant Job in Kenya (30K - 35K) – College

Job Title: College Accountant
Industry: Higher Learning Institution
Location: Thika
Salary: Kshs 30K – 35K gross

Our client is one of the leading colleges in Thika, Nairobi. 

They seek to hire an accountant who will performs staff accountant duties, specializing in student account receivables and financial report functions following generally accepted accounting procedures under limited supervision.

  • Maintains student accounts and assists with general ledger maintenance
  • Prepares journal entries, cash, and inter-fund transfers
  • Coordinates with Admissions on student billing issues
  •  Produces student refund batches and coordinates with accounts payable
  • Reconciles assigned accounts, generates periodic reports; expenditure and budget reports
  • Prepares vouchers for payments and prepares journal entries
  • Performs reconciliation of student receivable accounts
  • Works with business office staff to verify the status of third party billings
  • Develops and maintains databases and spreadsheets
  • Reconciles input and final transfer of cash receipts journal and posts general ledger.
  • Recommends procedures for increased efficiency and accuracy
  • Works with students to resolve\explain difficult student billing issues
  • Authorizes holds to be put on students with pass due balances
  • Assists supervisor with reconciliation of accounts, budget account set-up/transfer; general ledger and chart of accounts maintenance and on-line computerized transactions
  • Assists with year-end general ledger closing procedures
  • Prepares year-end accruals
  • Reconciles and prepares student organization profit/loss statements
  •  Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding
  • students, supervisors or other employees
  • Contributes to a safe educational and working environment by participating in all drills and training and be prepared to take action should a health or safety emergency occur
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; at least CPA Part II section IV
  • At least 3 years accounting experience preferred; especially with  a college or university
  • Should be at least 27 yrs and above
  • Knowledge of current methods of computerized accounting and software
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills
How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (College Accountant 30 – 35K gross) to before 28th January, 2015.

Kindly indicate previous/ current salary on your CV

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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