Accountant Job in Kenya

Duties And Responsibilities: 

Manage day-to-day financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger entries.

Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions in accordance with established accounting principles and guidelines.

Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.

Assist in the budgeting process by providing financial data and analysis to support budget development and monitoring.

Maintain financial records and documentation in compliance with statutory requirements and organizational policies.

Prepare and submit statutory tax returns, including PAYE, and other regulatory filings, ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations.

Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and support external auditors during annual audits.

Monitor cash flow, manage banking relationships, and ensure timely reconciliation of bank accounts.

Provide financial insights and recommendations to management to support strategic decision-making and resource allocation.

Develop and implement financial controls and procedures to safeguard assets and minimize financial risks.

Stay updated on changes in accounting standards, tax laws, and regulations that may impact the organization.

Collaborate with other departments to provide financial guidance and support on project budgets and expenditures.

Participate in internal meetings and training sessions to share financial information and best practices with colleagues.

Any other duties as maybe assigned by your supervisor.


Certified Public Accountant 1, CPA(1)

Proven experience working as an accountant or in a similar financial role.

Sound knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory requirements.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate financial information to non-finance staff.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and results-oriented approach to work.

Familiarity with Kenyan tax laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.

High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism in handling confidential financial information.

Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

Knowledge and experience in the NHIF systems will be an added advantage

Willingness to work full-time.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to using ‘ACCOUNTANT’ as the subject of the email.