Accounts Assistant Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya

Soko is Hiring

Role: Accounts Assistant

Reports to: Accountant (based in Nairobi)
Direct reports: Finance Manager, Procurement Officer, Account Managers
Contract Level: Standard, Part-time 3 days a week.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
About Soko: Soko aspires to transform the status quo of how trade is conducted with emerging markets.


Soko is a catalyst for Global Supply Chain innovation, leveraging mobile enterprise solutions in a distributed network of SME producers for a more ethical and agile production model.

Our commitment to ethical production has led to growing demand for our products from companies such as Nordstrom and Anthropologie, hundreds of boutiques, and thousands of online consumers.
Role: Soko is seeking an Accounts Assistant to be in charge of data entry, Accounts payable management and Artisan M-pesa payments.
Specific Duties Include:
  • Uploading Artisan payments to M- pesa corporate pay bill system.
  • Data entry to quick books on a daily basis.
  • Accounts payable management. Ensure accurate reconciliation with company’s bespoke Inventory management system.
  • Assist the accountant in end month inventory audit.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents and maintenance of accounting records.
  • Manage Artisan financing program register.
  • Day to day office administration
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications Include:
  • Business Degree in Accounting or Finance option.
  • CPA/ ACCA Level 2 and above.
  • At least 6 months- 1 year working experience.
Skills Include:
  • Knowledge of M-pesa corporate payment system will be an added advantage.
  • Be computer literate and excellent skills in Ms. Excel and familiarity with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks.
  • Must be flexible to work in odd hours as situations may sometimes call for it.
  • Certificate of good conduct is a requirement.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
Soko is an equal opportunity, anti-corruption, and affirmative action employer.

Contact: If your qualifications match the above profile, you can identify with our vision and you are excited about this challenging position, we look forward to receiving your application on on or before 10th February 2016.

It should include a cover letter with salary expectations and earliest possible starting date and a Curriculum Vitae.
More information about Soko can be found on our website
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