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 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.


Accounting and Finance
Updated: May 21, 2018 — 2:23 pm