Assistant Accountant Job in Eldoret, Kenya

Assistant Accountant 

Reports To: Accountant

Role Objective

To assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the accounts Department

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Preparation of budget
  • Monitoring of budget
  • Ensure timely receipt of weekly branch returns.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for collection and administration accounts
  • Capture, receive, process, post and analyze all financial transactions on a daily basis
  • Ensure data integrity at the entry point and output level
  • Check audit trail and make necessary corrections
  • Prepare schedule for final audit as allocated
  • Confirm banking of money collected in branches
  • Reverse all unpaid cheques and direct lodgments for posting
  • Reconcile branch petty cash
  • Reconcile stock accounts on a monthly basis
  • Prepare, maintain and safeguard an accurate register of company assets
  • Any other duties that may be assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum a diploma in Accountancy from a recognized institution or CPA 2 or both
  • 2-3 years experience in performing accounting duties   will be an advantage.
  • Age: preferably below 35yrs.
Skills and Interests
  • Excellent communication skills and ‘people’ skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • Basic counseling skills
  • Ability to prepare reports, and proposal policies and procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • Good organizational and administrative skills
  • The ability to work well in team
We are an equal opportunity

Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email their application together with a detailed CV, indicating your availability, expected and current salary via email to on the Subject line clearly indicate which position you are applying for, not later than 30th July, 2012.

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