Microfinance Firm Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, a Microfinance Firm in Kenya is urgently seeking to recruit an Accountant.

Job Salary: 40,000

Reports Direct to: Finance Manager

Reports Indirect to: CEO

Job Location: Nairobi Kenya

Finance Duties

  • Ensure financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting systems (Bankers Realm)
  • Monitor of cash flow situation of the Institution and update the departmental head of the cash flow position and any need for inter-bank funds transfers
  • Liaise with all accounts assistants to ensure timeliness of flow of data for monthly report preparation.
  • Ensure that the files for bank transfers, bank reconciliations, and Cheques are up to date and are kept safely and available to authorized staff only.
  • Maintain the asset register.
  • Prepare and process of vendors payments.
  • Prepare of end month journals for posting in the system. And thereafter undertake the monthly sub ledger reconciliations.
  • Ensure payment of all branch expense claims and that adequate amounts are available in the respective branches, to enable continued sustenance of branch needs.
  • Assist the departmental head in budget preparation and consolidation.
  • Help in facilitating the work of Internal and External Auditors and assisting in implementation of audit recommendations.
  • File company statutory returns (WHT, Excise duty, PAYE, NSSF and NHIF)

Payroll process

  • Administer the company’s payroll and associated statutory requirements (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, leave) and other authorized pay deductions
  • Work closely with the Head of Finance and HR department to prepare accurate inputs, deductions and computations for monthly payroll processing for all staff.
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of monthly payroll cost analysis and reports by including summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions and leave days

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/ accounting
  • CPA qualification Minimum Part two.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as an accountant in a busy financial institution

Organisation and Administration Skills

  • Excellent organisation, time, work and self-management skills
  • Ability to establish daily and monthly priorities and activities and manage own diary
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and monitor own and handle heavy workload
  • Ability to work well under pressure and against conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to act with initiative in all matters and handle confidential information

Interpersonal Skills

  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to adapt and work co-operatively and effectively in different situations and teams to carry out assigned task
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with individuals and team as a whole
  • Ability to motivate others by personal modelling, professional credibility and trust

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates to send their CVs to vacancies@peoplefoco.co.ke by 9th April 2018.

Clearly indicate ‘Accountant Position’ on the subject of the email.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: April 5, 2018 — 11:58 am