Accounts Officer Job in Mombasa, Kenya

Job Title: Accounts Officer

Location: Mombasa

Job Summary: Our rapidly growing company is looking for an experienced account officer to keep up-to-date account records and oversee smooth transactions with clients.

The successful candidate will have great communication skills and a strong quantitative background, along with a proven track record of successfully handling accounts.

The ideal candidate should be a team player, enjoy working with a variety of clients, and have knowledge of basic accounting functions.

We also value those who are ready to learn and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.

Applicants must be domiciled in Mombasa or willing to work in Mombasa.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive and process payments, invoices, employee reimbursements, bills, and other accounting information.
  • Batch and prepare payments, payroll, or other outgoing financial data.
  • Completing purchase orders
  • Preparing payroll
  • Performing reconciliations of accounts
  • Maintain and update general ledger and sales journal.
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing company ledgers
  • Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
  • Managing day-to-day transactions
  • Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
  • Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
  • Posting daily receipts
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts sheets
  • Preparing VAT returns.
  • Reporting on debtors and creditors
  • Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source

Knowledge and Skills:

1) Solid knowledge of accounts payable; billing; budgets; payroll and taxes

2) Have an eye for detail and accuracy.

3) Good computer skills: MS Word, Excel, QuickBooks,

4) Mastery over numbers and being quick with numerical calculations.

5) Knowledge of salaries, wages and bonuses of different categories for employees of the organization.

6) Have a high level of integrity, as they will know about the earnings of many employees; confidentiality.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

1) Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business related field.

2) 2-4 years of experience in accounting (accounts payable/payroll).

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV to before end of day 29 September 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Accounting and Finance
Updated: September 18, 2019 — 1:51 am