Accountant Job in Kenya (50K)

We have been retained by a security company to recruit an Accountant. We invite qualified candidates to apply for the Accountant position

Job Purpose
The Accountant role shall have the overall responsibility of carrying out accounting and finance duties in the company.
SALARY:  Ksh 50,000
LOCATION: Hurlingham, Nairobi

  • Assume overall responsibilities and leadership of the Accountants Department.
  • Review and verify all transactions posted in the system.
  • Prepare and issue routine financial reports:  customer and branch profitability reports.
  • Manage debtors: Collect all accounts receivable, update the system, escalate problematic. Debtors to Branch Managers or other Seniors, liaise with external debt collectors.
  • Manage creditors: negotiate credit terms, enforce agreed credit periods.
  • Management of all payments: vendors, statutory.
  • Administration Tax: PAYE, VAT.
  • Confirm all purchased items are received in the organization.
  • Perform reconciliations:  monthly bank, payroll, Client Accounts, supplier accounts.
  • Cash flow management – ensure cash is available when need i.e. through AR collections/bank overdrafts, etc.
  • Preparation of the payroll
  • Ensure organization complies with all legal requirements.
  • Liaise with external auditors.
  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts.
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets.
  • Conduct surprise stock and cash count.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in B. Com, Financial Management, Accounting Degree.
  • 3 years’ experience as an Accountant in a security company.
  • CPA-K
  • Age – above 28 yrs.
  • Familiar with the relevant software programs
  • Excellent numerical and analytical abilities
  • Excellent in verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in a security company
  • Must be able to deliver under strict deadlines and handle pressure effectively.
How To Apply
Interested applicants are invited to email their detailed CVs, academic certificates to The recruitment is on a rolling basis till filled.