Accountant Job in Kenya

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Accountant Job in Kenya

Lounge Accountant

Our client craic grill is looking to fill the above position; the successful candidate will be based in Nairobi.

Job Purpose

The accountant will be responsible for handling lounges budget, staff payroll, keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements. Ultimately, they will ensure that the lounge’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Posting  financial transactions while ensuring they are properly recorded and entered into the systems
  • Ensuring compliance with government and corporate policies regulations and laws
  • Processing the payroll and reconciling bank statements
  • Preparing profit and loss account and the balance sheet for the directors.
  • Preparing monthly forecast & annual budgets prepares all allocations
  • Ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and lounge procedures.
  • Processing financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Reviewing accounts payables
  • Managing petty cash transactions.
  • Preparing financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position.
  • Analyzing transactional processes and identifying areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved.
  • Applying cost accounting methods to achieve accurate representation of cost center performance.
  • Processing  monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Responsible for all taxes obligations.
  • Maintaining system of accounts and keeping records of all company transactions and assets
  • Reporting, analyzing, and ensuring the integrity of all financial information.


  • Diploma/Degree in Accounting, finance, or related course.
  • CPA-2 is an added advantage
  • 1-2 years experience as an accountant/assistant accountant  in a lounge or club is a MUST
  • Proficiency in any hotel operating and accounting system and Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • The suitable candidate should be of unquestionable integrity and mature; at least 30 years old.
  • Should also be reliable, self-motivated, and a team player
  • Experience in Payroll.
  • Analytical skills and hotel controls
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

How To Apply

Send your CV, the Cover letter clearly indicating current and expected remuneration to with the subject line being the position applied for.  Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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