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Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, an interior fit outs construction company based in Nairobi with projects country wide is seeking to hire an Accountant (Interior – Fit outs).

Overall Job Purpose: The accountant will be responsible for maintaining all the books of accounts for company in the accounts department.
He /She will be reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Accounts Payable;
·         Posting of suppliers invoices in the system.
·         Preparing payment vouchers and reconciling creditor’s accounts to ensure accuracy.
·         Ensure that all payments and purchases are properly supported and the laid down procedures are followed.
·         Processing payments, Posting of Payments for Suppliers and other regular expenses for all the banks in the Accounting System and reconcile accounts payable transactions.
·         Maintaining accounts payable files and records.
·         Coordinating with international suppliers on payment and timely delivery of consignments and their pricing for sale in the branches
·         Liaising with the purchasing department, clearing & forwarding agents on importations and their documentations to see everything is in place for the importation process.
·         Support in payroll management and ensure payment of the same to avoid delays and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
Cash and Bank;
·         Daily cash reconciliation on Cash, Mpesa, Credit card, Cheques among others.
·         Ensure proper management of petty cash and disbursements.
·         Analyzing bank reconciliations on weekly basis to ensure correctness.

·         Manage and reconcile the cash purchases im-prest.
·         Responsible of all cashiers in the respective branches.
Accounts receivable;
·         Maintaining the billing system and generating invoices, ensuring proper coding on documents and account statements and following up to ensure settlement.
·         Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status per client
·         Maintaining accounts receivable files and records.
·         Generate monthly, quarterly or annual financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other accounts receivable activity.
Tax Management
·         Ensure all related tax obligations – VAT, PAYE, WHT and statutory deductions are accurately accounted for, reported and respective payments remitted to the regulators and returns filed accordingly.
·         Ensure all the Documentation and clearance of imports is compliant with all the regulators.
Qualifications and Experience
·         Bachelor degree in Accounting or business related field
·         CPA-K or ACCA.
·         Minimum 3 years’ relevant work experience in the construction industry
·         Knowledge and hands on experience with Sage accounting software.
·         Strong organizational and time management skills.
·         Proactive approach to work and able to work with limited supervision.
·         Good planning and coordination skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
How to apply:
Qualified candidates should send their CVs and Cover letter to clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Accountant” not later than 30th April 2020
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Career Management is a proud equal opportunity and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

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