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;

Posting of suppliers invoices in the

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.


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

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

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


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 [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

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