Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

               

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Position: Accountant

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

About The Role

The Accountant role shall have the overall responsibility of carrying out accounting and finance duties in the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate monthly, quarterly and annual reports: Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Trial Balance
  • Prepare monthly cost reports for each department and share with department managers for understanding and consolidated cost control effort
  • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting documents.
  • Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
  • Discuss financial performance with management on a monthly and quarterly basis and assist in developing and implementing cost effective measures to reduce operational costs
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place with regards to approval and release of funds
  • Take responsibility for verification and authorization of payments
  • Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures to ensure that the department runs efficiently.
  • Monitor and review accounting and related systems reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and file all statutory returns within the stipulated time schedules.
  • Review the work of accounts assistants for accuracy and adherence to procedure
  • Ensure all accounting records are kept properly, in a compliant way and up-to-date
  • Ensuring financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting systems
  • Administering the company’s payroll and associated statutory requirements
  • Undertaking day to day banking functions and bank reconciliations.
  • Oversee the use and accounting of the daily petty cash.
  • Undertaking the preparatory work for the annual audit of accounts and assisting in implementation of audit recommendations
  • Timely payment of vendors and suppliers
  • Maintain debtors’ records and follow up with account managers for payments
  • Maintain the company’s Asset register ensuring it is updated and reconciled as required.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor or management from time to time.

Qualification and Experience

  • Relevant degree or B.Com with accounting option or equivalent;
  • A CPA (K) finalist;
  • Must have Knowledge of spread sheets and data base management.
  • Must be conversant with the use of QuickBooks accounting package.
  • At least three to five years’ experience in a similar position.
  • A vibrant and enthusiastic person willing to learn.

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in one of the fastest growing sectors, apply by submitting your CV in confidence via recruit@esquireconsultants.co.ke and CC placement.esquire@gmail.com.

Kindly indicate your current and expected salary in your application or CV.

A competitive remuneration package plus pension and medical cover benefits will be will be offered to the successful candidate.

Note:

Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 26th March 2019.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer.



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Accounting and Finance
Updated: March 20, 2020 — 8:23 pm