General Accounting Specialist Job in Kenya

Job Title: General Accounting Specialist

Reference: GAS 2018

Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa

Location: Kenya

Available: Immediately

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.

Profile Introduction

Our client, one of the world’s largest brand producers of baby grooming items as well as cleaning papers is seeking to bring on board a General Accounting Specialist.

The role holder will be responsible for handling general accounting functions within the organization.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Commerce/Management with a Finance Major or similar education;
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in an accounting role;
  • CPA qualification will be an added advantage.

Job Specification

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Daily Bookkeeping i.e. (invoices for suppliers, selling documents, expense reports, etc.);
  • Cash and bank operations;
  • Preparation and submission of the necessary documentation to the bank currency control department;
  • Financial accounting for overheads;
  • Monitor and perform accounts payable accounting;
  • Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets, book and tax;
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger;
  • Accounting of inventory and transport costs;
  • Checking the source documents for compliance with accounting and taxation;
  • Participation in monthly closing procedure in accordance with the Company Policy;
  • Participation in internal and external audits;
  • Provide required support during annual audit;
  • Maintain strong working relationship with all internal business functions;
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned if they are not in contradiction with this Role Profile.

Core Competencies

  • SAP knowledge.

Desired Competencies

  • Good knowledge of the accounting system;
  • Effective interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Relevant experience;
  • Competence in MS Excel.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to vacancies@stratostaff.co.ke by 3rd August 2018.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Accounting and Finance
Updated: July 30, 2018 — 9:24 pm