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Accounts & Administration Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Vacancy: Accounts & Administration Assistant
Section: FinTech
Reporting To: Head of Fintech and/or COO
Location: Shelter Afrique Center, 1st Floor, Upper Hill Office, Nairobi, Kenya.

Overall Responsibility: Preparation and maintenance of an up-to-date financial system, maintaining relationships with existing clients and supporting Fintech team to achieve optimal performance.

Roles and Responsibilities
Business Development and Sales
·                     Support the business development team with internal coordination
·                     Collaboratively work with FinTech team to meet client needs
·                     Manage strong relationships with clients
·                     Manage and report on weekly sales in liaison with Head of Fintech
·                     To assist develop and implement sales strategies
·                     Attend and participate in seminars, workshops or meetings
·                     Assist to educate new clients and existing members
·                     Maintaining financial records which accurately record the business` incoming and outgoing finances
·                     Processing receipts, suppliers invoices and payments
·                     Recording and Posting of daily sales into accounting software
·                     Cash book entries into accounting software
·                     Prepare profit and loss account sheets
·                     Prepare balance sheets
·                     Customers' monthly statements
·                     Monthly/quarterly accounts
·                     Statutory returns - Completing VAT return forms
·                     Budget monitoring/assist in budgeting activities
·                     Ensuring monitoring and recording of accounts
·                     Petty cash control
·                     Maintain invoice and coding of financial document filing system
·                     Reconciling invoices, billings, cash reimbursements and receipts
·                     Manage and screen all enquiries; telephone, clients, visitors, suppliers and staff
·                     Managing appointments, book venues for meetings and provide refreshments
·                     Assist in filing, coding documents and inventory management
Personal Specification
·                     2+ year’s relevant industry experience selling technology solutions to the financial services, insurance as well as other industry verticals.
·                     Proven competence in communicating technology service concepts to key decision makers.
·                     Experience in formulating and driving long-term strategic account plans and roadmaps
·                     Proven experience in developing compelling propositions for new clients and establishing effective commercial relationships with channel and strategic partners.
·                     Credit/Lending and/or financial services industry understanding and expertise.
·                     At least two years’ experience working in an office environment, including accounting, reception and Office administration experience.
·                     Professional attitude, strong organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact well with others
·                     Experience of accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
·                     Experience in maintaining and organizing effective electronic and manual filing system
·                      Excellent organizational skills, including ability to manage own time and meet deadlines.
Key Performance Indicators
·                     Timely, accurate and courteous response to all enquiries
·                     Accurate and up to date record keeping and filing system     
·                     Ensure the monthly bank reconciliation completed and file related paper work
·                     Assist with analysis and reconciliation of various profit and loss and balance sheet items.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please make your application to with subject “Accounts and Administration Assistant” before on 16th Oct 2017. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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