Accountant Job in Kenya

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;

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Posting of suppliers invoices in the
system.

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Preparing payment vouchers and
reconciling creditor’s accounts to ensure accuracy.

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Ensure that all payments and
purchases are properly supported and the laid down procedures are followed.

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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.

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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;

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

Cash and Bank;

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Daily cash reconciliation on Cash,
Mpesa, Credit card, Cheques among others.

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Ensure proper management of petty
cash and disbursements.

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Analyzing bank reconciliations on
weekly basis to ensure correctness.


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Manage and reconcile the cash
purchases im-prest.

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Responsible of all cashiers in the
respective branches.

Accounts receivable;

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Maintaining the billing system and
generating invoices, ensuring proper coding on documents and account statements
and following up to ensure settlement.

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Generate financial statements and
reports detailing accounts receivable status per client

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Maintaining accounts receivable files
and records.

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Generate monthly, quarterly or annual
financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other
accounts receivable activity.

Tax Management

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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

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Bachelor degree in Accounting or
business related field

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CPA-K or ACCA.

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Minimum 3 years’ relevant work
experience in the construction industry

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Knowledge and hands on experience
with Sage accounting software.

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Strong organizational and time
management skills.

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Proactive approach to work and able
to work with limited supervision.

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Good planning and coordination skills

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Excellent interpersonal skills

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should send
their CVs and Cover letter to [email protected] 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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