Accountant Job in Kenya

Position: Factory accountant

Location: Nzoia, Bungoma County
Compensation: 40,000-50,000 KES/month, commensurate with experience
Job description
We’re looking for a highly detail-oriented and well-organized accountant to be based out of our factory in Nzoia, Bungoma. The Accountant will handle all aspects on company financials, including keeping the books, preparing monthly financial statements, payroll, statutory filing, supplier payments, and financial reports for funders and stakeholders. They must have a CPA(K) certification, expertise in Quickbooks, Excel, and Google Drive, and have a proven track record of excelling at duties across the accounting spectrum.

    • Post supplier bills, receipts, customer invoices, payments from clients, and supplier payments into the QuickBooks software on an ongoing
    • Reconcile amounts shown in the company’s books of accounts with actual amounts held in the
Management Accounting:
  • Prepare financial statements as at the end of every month – Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow
  • Prepare any other sales and budget analyses as requested by CEO or company
Financial Reports for Funders:
  • Draft financial reports as required for
  • Ensure that all supporting documentation required by funders is received, filed, and scanned for submission along with
Accounts Receivable:
  • Maintain a real-time list of accounts receivable from
  • Share weekly aging report with sales
Accounts Payable:
  • Maintain a real-time list of invoices payable on Google Sheets and
  • Verify supporting documentation check that goods were received/work was completed before approving supplier
  • Prepare bulk payment templates for CEO
Payroll Processing:
  • Prepare the payroll by every end month using Wingubox software and transfer net payments to bulk payment
  • Prepare and verify payments to 70+ casual workers and contractors twice monthly
  • Prepare statutory filings (PAYE, withholding tax, NHIF, and NSSF) and ensure their timely filing.
VAT Reconciliation & Payment:
  • Calculate input and output VAT and amount payable
  • Prepare KRA payslip and ensure it is paid prior to the
 Stock Controls:
  • Undertake monthly stock counts at factory to verify spare parts, tools, and finished product quantities and reconcile with
  • Perform quarterly stock counts at all branch offices (Nairobi, Nakuru, and Machakos) and prepare clear
Petty Cash:
  • Reconcile manager’s petty cash expenses with disbursements on weekly basis and ensure supporting documents are received for all
  • Review and approve of requests for petty cash from company managers and forward approved requests to
  • CPA (K) Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business or related field
  • 5 years’ work experience in accounting profession
  • Expertise in Quickbooks software, Excel, and Google Drive
  • High attention to detail and excellent proofreading abilities
  • Excellent written communication- perfect spelling, punctuation & formatting of reports and emails
  • Efficient in planning workload and able to manage competing priorities while meeting all deadlines
  • Friendly and professional communication while speaking with clients and suppliers
  • Pride in personal integrity and highly trustworthy
  • Expertise in Quickbooks Online (not Desktop version)
  • Experience working for manufacturing companies, including correctly accounting for cost of sales incorporating work-in-progress items and stock produced but not sold
How To Apply
Email, subject: Accountant with:
A cover letter describing your relevant experiences and skills and why you want to join Acacia Innovations Ltd.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)- no more than 2 pages long
CPA (K) certificate
3 professional references
Application Deadline: 15 May, 2020