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 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