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.

Required

  • 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

Applications

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 talentkenya18@gmail.com

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