Logistics Company Financial Accountant Job in Kenya

Our client, in the logistics field is looking for a Financial Accountant.

Job Duties

  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded in the computerized accounting system. This includes but not limited to creating invoices, purchase orders, sales invoices, payment vouchers etc.
  • Review all financial commitments and payments for compliance and budget availability
  • Confirm invoices against LPOs and contracts to ensure that Invoices are paid within the agreed timelines.
  • Prepare all payments and invoices by entering them in the computerized system, writing cheques and initiating bank instructions
  • Ensure Daily financial backup and financial interface (importing) of data from the accounting systems
  • Ensure that the company complies with all tax obligations per month. This includes deduction and submission of WHT tax obligations
  • Prepare journal summaries
  • Withhold, remit and pay taxes due in a timely manner
  • File all remittance documents with tax authorities as required by laws
  • Ensure financial policies and procedures are followed
  • Accurate and timely balance sheet schedules
  • Imprest reconciliations
  • Prepare and send management reports
  • Reconciling all accounts remittance & Disbursements before invoicing
  • File and maintain financial files and records
  • Maintain, reconcile and advise on updating the general ledger
  • Ensure proper custody of cheque books
  • Assist the Chief Finance Officer to prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements
  • Assist the Chief Finance Officer to prepare management accounts
  • Assist with preparation of the company budget and consolidate budget
  • Assist in updating the quarterly Key Performance Indicators for departments
  • Assist in the budget revision as may be necessary
  • Ensure accurate postings and accruals and ensure all are in line with budgets
  • Monthly bank accounts reconciliations
  • Prepare cash forecasts
  • Ensure daily processing of imprest
  • Ensure accurate daily postings of imprest requests
  • Daily report on uncollected imprest requests
  • Provide Imprest Reconciliations on weekly basis
  • Provide any support required by the external auditors
  • Assist the Chief Finance Officer respond to Audit queries
  • Ensure daily Bank reconciliations
  • Weekly receipt summary and banking
  • Promptly send schedules to the Chief Finance Officer including all bank reconciliation at end of month.
  • Ensure cash collected is banked on daily basis
  • Ensure sequential filing of Vouchers as per Cheque No’s
  • Ensure sequential filing of Banking instructions
  • Leadership and Mentorship


  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance/Accounting or any finance related course-MUST
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA(K)- MUST
  • At least 6 years’ experience, 2 of which should be as a Financial Accountant or senior accounting managerial role
  • Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Proficient in relevant computer software and accounting systems
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Analytical and Audit skills

If you qualify for the above named position, kindly send your cv on or before 13th April 2018 to apply@hrmconnection.com.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: April 7, 2018 — 9:04 am