Senior Accountant Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client provides pay-as-you-go solar energy systems to households with no access to electricity.

They seek to hire a competent Senior Accountant who will be tasked with financial management of the Company’s operations.

S/he will also be tasked with maintenance of the necessary systems and controls to safeguard the company’s assets and maintain the integrity of its financial data and operations.

Industry: Retail

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 80K-100K

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review all invoices for accuracy, appropriate supporting documentation and approval prior to posting in accounting system
  • Timely payment of vendors and suppliers
  • Track expenses and process variance reports
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions/ledgers
  • Maintain vendor files and contact lists
  • Prepare, verify and dispatch invoices
  • Recording of incoming payments and follow up on delinquent accounts
  • Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables data
  • Generate and review aging report to ensure compliance
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Timely preparation and filing of Withholding Tax, Withholding Vat and Value Added Tax
  • Timely filing of Pay As You Earn, NSSF, NHIF
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Generate monthly reports: Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Trial Balance
  • Prepare and track quarterly budgets and justify variances
  • Assist with interim and annual audit preparation by ensuring necessary ledger analysis and supporting documents.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance and CPA (K) qualification
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of accounting softwares
  • Excellent proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • High degree of initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Accountant ) to before Tuesday, 19th 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: June 11, 2018 — 2:54 pm