Accountant (Accounting & Tax Firm) Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Accountant (Accounting & Tax Firm)

Location: CBD, Nairobi

Our client, an accounting and tax consultancy firm, is recruiting for an Accountant to join their team..

Job Summary: You will provide clients with accurate quantitative information on financial position while ensuring they are compliant with all tax regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
  • Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Comply with government financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Key Requirements & Competencies

  • 4-5 years work experience as an Accountant
  • CPA (K)
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with general ledger functions
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • Audit experience is an added advantage

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 18th April 2019

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Accounting and Finance
Updated: April 13, 2019 — 8:00 am