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Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Accountant 
Industry: Service
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 40K gross

Our client is a Kenyan owned company that was started in 2002. 

They deal with installation and maintenance of lifts and escalators. Some of their clients include: - MKU, Equity bank, GOK (various projects), KIRDI, Safeways, and Kenblest etc

Summary: Responsible for applying his or her professional knowledge and skills in the preparation and presentation of financial and other decision oriented information to assist management in the formulation of policies and planning i.e. financial reports, balance sheets, income and loss statements, tax returns etc

Primary Responsibilities
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.
  • Prepare profit and loss statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
  • Prepare and maintain payroll system including submitting the required statutory deductions on time and maintaining accurate records.
  • Develop and maintain a basic procurement system that keeps track of purchases for the different departments and ensures that supplies are bought at competitive prices and payments are done on schedule
  • Financial forecasting and planning.
  • Budgeting
Skills and Requirements
  • CPA Sec II and above
  • Able to use quick books and payroll software
  • Computer and internet literate
  • Relevant work experience of at least two years
  • Illustratable Supervisory / Managerial ability- A MUST (Demons ratable leadership qualities)
  • Fast learner – can easily learn and understand technical information
  • Aged between 25-35 yrs.
  • Proactive, problem solver, Well organized and an efficient individual
  • Ability to keep critical information confidential
  • Self motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Willing to grow with the company
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 (Accountant 40K Gross) to before Wednesday 28th January, 2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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