Accountant/ Finance Officer Job in Kenya



Reviewing and updating subsidiary ledgers and reconciling them to the general ledger;

Ensuring supplier and customer accounts are reconciled on monthly basis;

Ensuring proper Management of cash through implementation of controls;

Ensuring tax compliance in all operations;

Preparing annual financial statements;

Liaising with external/internal auditor on audit matters and acting on management letter;

Developing, implementing, and maintaining accounting policies, procedures, and controls;

Coordinating the preparation of year-end closing financial statements;

Maintaining book of debtors, debt accounts and monitor payments and update records and periodically reconcile their accounts;

Reviewing individual or commercial customer files to identify and select delinquent accounts for collection;

Advising Management on creditors that need to be written off as bad debts and or deal with liquidators and collection agencies; and

Preparing annual budgets and project budgets.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

At least eight (8) years working experience, three (3) years of which must have been in supervisory role;

Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance), Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounts, Economics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing;

Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

Proficiency in computer applications; and

Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

 c) Key Competencies and Skills

Risk analysis


Financial planning

Accounting skills;

Result oriented

Organizational skills

Interpersonal skills

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