Financial Accountant Vacancy in Kenya (150K)

Job Vacancy: Financial Accountant

The Financial Accountant is responsible for processing of accounting entries in the accounting system in accordance with IFRS and tax laws.

S/he will be responsible for posting entries in the trial balance and ensuring that monthly accounts are closed within the set timings.

S/he will also be responsible for bank reconciliations and statutory returns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Posting revenue in the trial balance.
  • Ensuring that all post-paid clients are correctly invoiced at the end of every month.
  • Ensure all expenses are correctly posted in the accounting system.
  • Ensure that all taxes are properly accounted for in the system.
  • Address all invoice discrepancies within the system
  • Maintain accounting schedules for all entries in the trial balance.
  • Ensure all supporting information is available for audit.
  • Capture all debtors and supplier transactions accurately within the system.
  • Prepare customer statements, bills and invoices, and reconcile expenses to the trial balance.
  • Prepare monthly debtors aged reports and advise commercial teams on overdue accounts.
  • Ensure all payments and receipts are correctly captured in the trial balance.
  • Ensure that all tax and other statutory returns are filed and paid by due dates.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for company debtors and creditors.
  • Processing of fixed assets and depreciation in the system.
  • Accounting for the petty cash before replenishment.
  • Posting of payroll in the trial balance.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field. An MBA in Financial or Business Management, Economics, Commerce preferred
  • Qualification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or equivalent qualification is a key requirement.
  • Have at least 5 years of related work experience
  • Proficiency in accounting software
  • Must have good understanding of tax laws.
  • Results and detail orientated with a hands-on approach
  • Experience with budgeting and risk management is preferable
  • Good experience in working with advanced Ms Excel.

Salary: 150,000 gross


Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary and their daytime contact to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.

Deadline: 20th August 2018

Accounting and Finance
Updated: August 17, 2018 — 12:08 pm