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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Accountant (Retail Distribution)

Location: Ngong Road, Nairobi

Our client, a retail and distribution company, is looking for a competent Accountant to join their team.

Job Purpose: Ensure accurate booking of all the financial transactions on Sage to facilitate processing of payables, receivables, statutory deductions, taxes and salaries on a timely basis.

The job holder shall also assist the Head of Finance and Operations in performing end month closure and in preparation of management accounts.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Accounts Payable

·         Posting of invoices, credit notes and performing supplier account reconciliations

·         Preparation of payment plans and processing approved payments

Accounts Receivable

·         Ensuring timely billing of all customers, submission of invoices and performing customer account reconciliations

·         Liaising with customers to ensure timely payment of due invoices

·         Performing progressive bank reconciliations

Taxation and statutory deductions

·         Ensuring timely and accurate processing of all the monthly taxes and statutory deductions

Inventory and Cost accounting

·         Maintaining an accurate catalogue for all products with updated costs and prices

·         Performing inventory reconciliation to the GL

·         Participating in periodic stock counts and performing in-depth variance investigations

·         Maintaining an accurate PPE schedule


·         Business related degree

·         MUST be at least CPA 2

·         4 years hands on experience as an accountant/accounts assistant

·         Proficient in Microsoft office suite

·         Experience in Sage will be an added advantage

·         Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports

·         Excellent organizational and planning skills

·         Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities

·         Reliable and trustworthy

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 24th November 2020

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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