Accountant Job in Kenya – Interior Fit Outs Construction Company

Our client, an interior fit outs construction company based in Nairobi with projects country wide is seeking to hire an Accountant (Interior – Fit outs).

Overall Job Purpose: The accountant will be responsible for maintaining all the books of accounts for company in the accounts department.

He /She will be reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Accounts Payable;

  • Posting of suppliers invoices in the system.
  • Preparing payment vouchers and reconciling creditor’s accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure that all payments and purchases are properly supported and the laid down procedures are followed.
  • Processing payments, Posting of Payments for Suppliers and other regular expenses for all the banks in the Accounting System and reconcile accounts payable transactions.
  • Maintaining accounts payable files and records.
  • Coordinating with international suppliers on payment and timely delivery of consignments and their pricing for sale in the branches
  • Liaising with the purchasing department, clearing & forwarding agents on importations and their documentations to see everything is in place for the importation process.

Payroll;

  • Support in payroll management and ensure payment of the same to avoid delays and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

Cash and Bank;

  • Daily cash reconciliation on Cash, Mpesa, Credit card, Cheques among others.
  • Ensure proper management of petty cash and disbursements.
  • Analyzing bank reconciliations on weekly basis to ensure correctness.
  • Manage and reconcile the cash purchases im-prest.
  • Responsible of all cashiers in the respective branches.

Accounts receivable;

  • Maintaining the billing system and generating invoices, ensuring proper coding on documents and account statements and following up to ensure settlement.
  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status per client
  • Maintaining accounts receivable files and records.
  • Generate monthly, quarterly or annual financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other accounts receivable activity.

Tax Management

  • Ensure all related tax obligations – VAT, PAYE, WHT and statutory deductions are accurately accounted for, reported and respective payments remitted to the regulators and returns filed accordingly.
  • Ensure all the Documentation and clearance of imports is compliant with all the regulators.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or business related field
  • CPA-K or ACCA.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant work experience in the construction industry
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with Sage accounting software.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proactive approach to work and able to work with limited supervision.
  • Good planning and coordination skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should send their CVs and Cover letter to jobs@careermanagementcentre.com clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Accountant” not later than 30th April 2020

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Career Management is a proud equal opportunity and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.


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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Accounting and Finance
Updated: April 28, 2020 — 8:44 am