Law Firm Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya (125K)

Our Client a law firm, based in Nairobi is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant.

The ideal candidate must be Guajarati, Hindu or Punjabi speaking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with and work under the instructions of the partners and accountant
  • Processing Invoices, payments, requests for payment as per company procedure
  • Handling and writing cheques
  • Managing and posting petty cash transactions
  • Carry out posting to and reconciliation of all office and client accounts
  • Verification of ledgers and accounts for errors and making corrections as per the system
  • Maintenance of General Ledger
  • Maintenance of Spreadsheets
  • Preparation of Journal Entries
  • Dealing with customer queries and issues
  • Handling VAT and Statutory deduction returns etc
  • Provision of financial information for audit purposes when needed
  • Preparation of accounts to Trial Balance stage
  • Any other accounting duties that may arise on a daily basis
  • Must be able to use QuickBooks


  • Minimum Five years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent
  • CPA (K) or ACCA
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, i.e. QuickBooks and spreadsheets
  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates
  • Ability and drive to work independently, solution oriented
  • Ability to determine work priorities, make decisions and take appropriate actions
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs 125,000 gross

Deadline: 30th April 2017


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Accounting and Finance
Updated: March 21, 2017 — 11:30 pm