Accounts Clerk Job in Nairobi

Vacant Position: Accounts Clerk – Nairobi

Our client a school institution is currently recruiting for the above mentioned position.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years prior experience in the same capacity.

Reporting to the Finance Manager.

Job Description

  • Accurate day-to-day financial record keeping and reporting.
  • Preparation of payment vouchers by following laid down approvals and ensuring attachment of all relevant supporting documents.
  • Providing input for cash advance requests or requisitions and help in collection of the supporting documents for these requests.
  • Update accounts payable ledgers, ensure accurate posting to correct accounts, periods and perform reconciliations.
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices for school fees etc.
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Process all vendor payments and reconciliation with vendor statements.
  • Maintain cash book on the system and perform monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Payroll postings and reconciliations.
  • Petty cash payment posting and reconciliation.
  • Generating trial balance for the Finance Manager’s review.
  • Post and reconcile MPESA PAYBILL accounts.
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed.
  • Be responsible for day-to-day financial procedures including supplier payments, information sharing and filing ensuring that appropriate follow-up actions are taken.
  • Ensuring that invoicing and billing agreements are correctly in place for all key suppliers.
  • Prepare and assist during external and internal audits.
  • Participate in annual stock counts.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager.

Applicants’ Requirement

  • CPA (K).
  • At least 3 years’ experience in finance and accounts management.
  • Excellent oral and communication skills with the ability to present financial matters to non-financial managers.
  • High degree of computer literacy in Microsoft Office products especially Excel and financial systems (ERP).
  • Ability to manage processes and maintain accurate records.
  • Must have good organizational skills so as to handle work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain flexibility in working hours.
  • Ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.

Benefits offered

  • An interesting working environment.
  • Appropriate salary plus participation in the Organization medical and pension scheme.
  • 1 year contract with a possibility for an extension.

How to apply:

Please email your cover letter and updated word document CV to recruitment@covenantexecutives.co.ke indicating clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for and current or Last gross pay salary. (Accounts Clerk Post-Current/Last Gross pay XXXXXX)

NOTE: Consider unsuccessful if not contacted within 7 days.

Please DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES.



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya

Accounting and Finance

Updated: May 21, 2018 — 2:23 pm
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