Accountant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Accountant

Hiring Organization: AfriCert
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Agribusiness
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/24/2024

Key Performance Indicators

  • Accuracy of financial statements
  • Timeliness of financial reporting i.e., by the 5th of the succeeding month
  • Efficiency in managing accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • 75% upfront payment by all clients and balance collected within 30 days.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate financial risks
  • 100% legal and statutory compliance
  • 100% conversion of quotations into revenue

Job Specification:

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness, and accessibility of financial records.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reconciliation; including bank and cash reconciliations.
  • Prepare financial statements including balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements.
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivables.
  • Manage the office petty cash
  • Prepare payments as per raised and approved requisitions
  • Prepare client quotes and invoices
  • Manage the asset register, liabilities and stock control register.
  • Disburse subsistence allowances 72 hours to the commencement of audits
  • Payroll processing by the 20th of every month
  • Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly and annual statutory returns; PAYE, NHIF, NSSF, NITA, VAT, Corporate Tax, Withholding Tax.
  • Support in preparation of company and departmental budget estimates and forecasts.
  • Adhere to IFRS and the Finance Policy
  • Maintain a registry for all financial documents and files.
  • Perform other related duties

Do you possess the following?

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting a related field from a reputable academic institution. CPA (K) qualification will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 4 years working experience in a similar position in a busy office environment in a culturally fluent, multinational set-up.
  • Should be well versed with tax and labor laws of Kenya.
  • Experience in adherence to tight reporting deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attentive to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Strong integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality]

Personal attributes

  • Commitment to AfriCert core values
  • Purpose- driven and self-disciplined
  • Well groomed
  • Proactive and confident
  • Good communication skills both written and oral

How To Apply

If you meet the above requirements and are interested to work in a fulfilling and challenging work environment, forward your CV and application letter to on or before 27th March 2024.