Law Firm Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a reputable law firm seeks to recruit for the position of an Accountant.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Salary: KShs 25,000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data entry and bookkeeping.
  • Weekly petty cash and payments report.
  • Filing and producing monthly financial reports.
  • Monthly Expenditure and income Report and performance report for advocates.
  • Annual Profit & Loss report.
  • Monthly Receivables/Pending Fee Notes report
  • Recommend on cost control and ways to maximize profit.
  • Filing monthly VAT returns on time.
  • Filing income returns by April every year in consultation with the CEO or Head of Finance & Operations.
  • Assist in preparation of end of year financial statements and budget forecasts in consultation with the CEO or the Head of Finance & Operations.
  • Assist in preparation, review and keep updated the Firm’s accounting Manual;
  • Following up unpaid invoices from clients;
  • Paying approved invoices from suppliers and requisitions for petty cash;
  • Check and recommend for approval by the CEO or Head of Finance & Operations all requisitions made by staff and or administrator for payment.
  • Making necessary approved payments on behalf of the Firm.
  • Banking Cheques, cash etc;
  • Preparation of Bank Forms required for funds transfers;
  • Maintain updated cash book;
  • Ensure that all files have corresponding receipts and expenditure requisitions;
  • Reporting to the Management on international accounting standards;
  • Receiving Cash and cheque Payments;
  • Writing Cheques for signature by Firm signatories;
  • In consultation with the Head of Finance & Operations and the CEO, develop vendor manuals.
  • To select and recommend vendors /suppliers to supply the Firm with appropriate services eg. Carpenter, Auditor, Water Supply, Stationery supply, printing services negotiate competitive prices.
  • Develop vendor assessment tools in consultation with CEO or Head of Finance & Operations.
  • Act as a Firm’s agent to bank accounts (where nominated) and opens new accounts and maintain them as required.
  • Ensure the firm develops and maintains a saving and investment culture and come up with recommendations on how to consistently do so and research on options available.


  • CPA
  • Operating Computer Literate
  • Knowledge of Accounting Software

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cvs to by 18th May 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Accounting and Finance
Updated: May 15, 2019 — 7:17 pm