Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Accounts Assistant

Job Scope: Accounts payables, Reconciliations and stores management.


  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Tax/levies, statutory deductions calculations, filing and payment, and regulators compliance checks
  • Assisting in Payroll processing
  • Petty cash payments and reconciliations
  • Process cheque requests
  • Audit and process bills and all company obligations and maintain accurate ledgers
  • Respond to all creditors/suppliers inquiries
  • Reconcile creditors/suppliers statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Preparation of timely payments reports and advising accordingly
  • Assist in month end closing and the budgetary process
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Inventory/stores management
  • Assist with other tasks as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business related subject (Added advantage)
  • CPA Part 2 and above
  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Practical Knowledge of VAT, Corporate and Income taxes accounting
  • Knowledge of an accounting software e.g. QuickBooks


  • Attention to detail: Should pay attention to every penny going out, and make sure everything is in order.
  • Computer Skills: Much of the job will be done on computers, inputting spreadsheets, tax documents and reports. Good computer skills will be necessary.
  • Math Skills: Comfortable with basic math skills.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to look at complex numbers and find disparities and cost-saving areas.
  • Communication Skills: Good listening and communication skills when working with clients, listening to issues, and dealing with the government at tax time.
  • Organizational Skills: Should always know where every document and client status is.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance
Updated: June 9, 2018 — 3:21 pm