Construction Company Accountant Job Opportunity in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy: Accountant

Job Profile: Our client, a construction and engineering company is seeking to recruit a dynamic, competent, qualified and experienced accountant to join their team.

The successful candidate will be providing the management with financial information and analyzing accounts; preparing financial statements.

Key functions will include:
  •  Budgeting and cost management
  • Monthly Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of financial statements; cash flow, ledgers, P&L and balance sheet, Debtors and creditors statements
  • Work together with external auditor in preparation of financial statement
  • Advise management on financial position of the company
  • Advise management on company’s tax obligations
  •  Preparation and approval of statutory payments ; NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, VAT, WT
  • Supervise Imputing of data on I-tax
  • Follow on tax compliance
  • Preparation of LPOs using stores prime
  • Stock accounting and tracking
  • Check daily requisitions made on stores prime
  • Check on all accounting activities to be as per standard operating policies and procedures
  • Track petty cash usage
  • Tracking all payables and receivables
  • Payables – Suppliers of Construction materials, Fuel, Spare Parts & Repairs, Outsourced HR services, External Auditors, Business licenses and Permits, Taxes, Salaries, Payment of casuals at sites, etc
  • Receivables – Quarry sales, IPCs, Sub contracts etc
  • Track vehicle maintenance or spare  parts purchase
  • Ensure proper filing of all accounting documents and records
  • Other related tasks as assigned from time to time
Location: The role holder will be based in Nairobi 

Qualities and skills:  This position requires a result oriented person possessing integrity, good interpersonal skills, have analytical and numerical skills as well as excellent commercial sense and interest of business.

Other relevant skills include:
  • At least 2 years’ experience in accounts
  • Sharp computer skills – Ms. Office, QuickBooks and training in Stores Prime
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance & accounts, CPA- IV.

Language: Excellent verbal and non – verbal communication skills in English.

Compensation: A competitive compensation will be negotiated with the right candidate, commensurate with experience and skills. Please state current and salary expectations in your application.

Availability: State availability (notice period) in your application letter.

Deadline: Interested parties should send heir online applications on or before 14th April 2016
Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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