School Accountant Job in BuruBuru, Nairobi

School Accountant (50K)

Location: BuruBuru, Nairobi

Reports to: School Director

Our client, an education provider that exists to nurture globally competitive students through unique programs, experiences and valuable partnerships, is recruiting an Accountant to join their school.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In consultation with line manager and the Headteacher, prepare the school’s annual budget and review and update as necessary.
  • Monitor income and expenditure in relation to the school’s budget, and produce monthly reports for the Directors
  • Keep all school accounts and prepare income and expenditure reports in accordance with financial regulations and prepare accounts for submission to the school’s auditors.
  • Assist in the preparation for the annual audit, liaising with all parties involved.
  • Maintain and oversee all bank accounts, completing monthly reconciliations and reporting banking errors to her/his line manager.
  • Ensure that the school’s finance policy is reviewed and updated as necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate statutory deductions accounting and payment so that returns are submitted as required.
  • Be responsible for all elements of cash handling including collections and disbursements, banking
  • Scrutinise and attend to the payment of all invoices and statements of account
  • Carry out and keep analyses of costs and other statistical information.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain a list of approved contractors and suppliers to ensure best value.
  • Manage, negotiate and monitor all contracts and relationships with external contractors.
  • Advise the Board of Directors and its committees as required.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Degree/Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • CPA (K)
  • More than 4 years working experience in a school environment
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, Quickbooks
  • Team player with good attitude towards work and colleagues.

Deadline: Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 3rd January 2019

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: December 28, 2018 — 7:19 am