Housing Cooperative Society Accounts Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Reports to: Finance Officer

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our client is a housing cooperative society seeking to hire a competent Accounts Assistant.

The job holder will be responsible for reviewing, initiating, reconciling and closing financial payment processes.


  • Review and disbursement of authorized petty cash requests. Replenishment of petty cash.
  • Update member accounts daily
  • Process accounting documents such as suppliers’ invoices, staff imprests and investment disbursements.
  • Initiate authorization and payment of accounting documents
  • Prepare and submission of with-holding tax and with-holding VAT to KRA before deadlines. Preparation of with-holding VAT certificates.
  • Prepare and submit statutory deductions to the specific authorities.
  • Assist in Review, coding and filing of financial records.
  • Cash withdrawals, collection of cheque books and bank statements and any other duties
  • Carry out formulation, preparation and monitoring of the Society’s budgets performance reports and cash flows.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements, policies, strategies, procedures and standards for the Society.
  • Prepare cash books and monthly bank reconciliation statements.
  • Prepare financial reports to management and Board of Directors
  • Carry out any other relevant duty as assigned by immediate supervisor


  • Diploma in commerce/ Accounting/ business administration
  • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
  • ATC I & II or CPA II
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • At least 2 years of experience.
  • IT proficiency & Navision ERP skills
  • Analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of principles and standard practices of accounting.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and control process
  • Knowledge of grant procedures and practices.

How to Apply:

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Accounts Assistant) to gm.sheriahousing@gmail.com before Thursday 31st January, 2019.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

Accounting and Finance
Updated: January 20, 2019 — 10:29 pm