Accountant Job in Kenya

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Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities

Prepare and submit financial reports including daily weekly, monthly operating reports, financial statements, inventory and transactional reports.

To prepare audit reports and liaising with external auditors for annual auditing.

Preparation of annual budgets and ability to use the budget as a monitoring tool.

Prepare and monitor financial performance against forecasts and prepared budgets.

Ensure statutory payments are completed and submitted on time (NHIF, NSSF, PAYE), administering VAT and processing returns.

Update financial records by reviewing and posting various general ledger journal entries with the recent transactions and changes.

Review documents and transactions in the organization to ascertain compliance, accuracy, relevance and reasonableness of the transaction.


Ensure all financial transactions are properly and timely updated and recorded.

Ensure timely and accurate posting, balancing and reconciliations of the general ledger.

Ensure monthly reconciliation of bank accounts, cash, sales and all inventories and stock.

General management of the office for instance ensuring that utility bills are serviced on time, ensure timely supply and adequacy of office supplies e.g., stationery, ink, paper; proper maintenance and safety of organizational assets.

Assist in monitoring and management of inventory and procurement of the company.

Creating and managing an efficient stock management plan for the company’s products.

Proper maintenance of office files to ease retrieval of information.

Other task that may be assigned by Director of Operations.

Minimum Requirements

A Degree in B. Com; Accounting or Finance option

CPA (K), ACCA or its equivalent

Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures including IFRS and IASs

Member of ICPAK

At least 5 years’ relevant experience, with 1 year’ in a senior role

Proficiency in computerized accounting systems. Sage, QuickBooks

Experience working in the Construction Industry

Demonstrated experience with preparing budgets and forecasts

High level of proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly send your detailed CV quoting the job title on the email subject “Accountant” to: vacancies@jantakenya.com by or before 11th January 2023.

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