Accountant Job in Kenya

A regulatory body seeks to engage an accountant on a contract of 6-8 months. 

The incumbent will report to a statutory manager (SM) and will be assisted by two staff to undertake the following duties;

  • Prepare statements of affairs, income and expenditure statements, cash flow statements and other books of accounts including bank reconciliations and cash books;
  • Prepare and verify debtors and creditor schedules to ascertain level of indebtedness;
  • Carry out reconciliation on bank accounts, client’s ledgers as well as disbursements;
  • Review claims against payments made and pass appropriate entries to recognize liabilities;
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS and other statutory reporting and remittances;
  • Report to the statutory manager regarding the financial status of the company;
  • Prepare a comprehensive report for purposes of reporting to the regulator and a final handover;
  • Undertake such other duties as may be assigned by the SM from time to time.

Technical Skills and Qualifications:
  • Possess hands on skills in preparation of financial statements or statements of affairs especially those of stockbrokers, investment banks, fund managers and related financial institutions;
  • Must have strong attention to detail, audit and problem solving skills and able to meet deadlines;
  • University Degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Must have professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CPA) or ongoing;
  • At least four years working experience handling accounting or audit matters;
  • Past experience in handling accounts of firms under liquidation will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in use of accounting software.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements may submit their applications with a detailed CV, copies of certificates, names and contacts of three referees, expected remuneration and daytime telephone contacts to;

DNA 1824
P.O Box 49010 - 00100

Application deadline Tuesday 30th June 2015.