Accounts Payable – Reliever Role Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Accounts Payable – Reliever Role

Reference: AP 2018

Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa Ltd

Location: Nairobi

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg

Profile Introduction: Stratostaff is a provider of Flexible Staffing Solutions to medium size firms, multinationals and government throughout East Africa. By offering full human resource life cycle solutions. Stratostaff contributes better talent selection, improved staff productivity and employment risk management for our clients. Stratostaff is now looking to fill the above position.

Overall Purpose of the role: The role provides financial and administrative support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.

The role primarily works in the Finance Department but with duties that cross-cut with the Human Resource and Business Development Departments.

Minimum Requirements

  • An understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting skills.
  • A degree in Finance or Economics, Business Studies or Accounting.
  • At least one-year experience in a similar role within a fast paced environment.

Job Specification

  • Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc.
  • Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Maintaining historical records of payments to suppliers and partners.
  • Preparing and sending out Purchase Orders to suppliers and vendors.
  • Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance.
  • Filing statutory returns such as VAT, Withholding Tax, etc. and scheduling payments.
  • Preparing analyses of accounts and producing monthly reports including vendor aging analysis.
  • Liaising with other functions in the department in the preparation of budgets and forecasts including annual budgets and cash flow projections.
  • Participating in other Finance Department duties and functions whenever required


  • Attention to detail and Data Entry Skills;
  • High sense of confidentiality and integrity;
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize;
  • Effective time management with ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact on a professional manner at all times with vendors, partners and peers

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to by 5pm, 27th June 2018.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance
Updated: June 23, 2018 — 7:42 am