Accountant Job in Kenya

Position: Factory accountant


Location: Nzoia, Bungoma County

Compensation: 40,000-50,000 KES/month,
commensurate with experience

Job description

We’re looking for a highly detail-oriented
and well-organized accountant to be based out of our factory in Nzoia, Bungoma.
The Accountant will handle all aspects on company financials, including keeping
the books, preparing monthly financial statements, payroll, statutory filing,
supplier payments, and financial reports for funders and stakeholders. They
must have a CPA(K) certification, expertise in Quickbooks, Excel, and Google
Drive, and have a proven track record of excelling at duties across the
accounting spectrum.

Responsibilities:

Bookkeeping:

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    • Post
      supplier bills, receipts, customer invoices, payments from clients, and
      supplier payments into the QuickBooks software on an ongoing

    • Reconcile amounts shown in the company’s
      books of accounts with actual amounts held in the

Management Accounting:

  • Prepare financial statements as at the end of
    every month – Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow

  • Prepare any other sales and budget analyses as
    requested by CEO or company

Financial Reports for Funders:

  • Draft financial reports as required for

  • Ensure that all supporting documentation
    required by funders is received, filed, and scanned for submission along
    with

Accounts Receivable:

  • Maintain a real-time list of accounts
    receivable from

  • Share weekly aging report with sales

Accounts Payable:

  • Maintain a real-time list of invoices payable
    on Google Sheets and

  • Verify supporting documentation check that
    goods were received/work was completed before approving supplier

  • Prepare bulk payment templates for CEO

Payroll Processing:

  • Prepare the payroll by every end month using
    Wingubox software and transfer net payments to bulk payment

  • Prepare and verify payments to 70+ casual
    workers and contractors twice monthly

  • Prepare statutory filings (PAYE, withholding
    tax, NHIF, and NSSF) and ensure their timely filing.

VAT Reconciliation & Payment:

  • Calculate input and output VAT and amount
    payable

  • Prepare KRA payslip and ensure it is paid
    prior to the

 Stock Controls:

  • Undertake monthly stock counts at factory to
    verify spare parts, tools, and finished product quantities and reconcile
    with

  • Perform quarterly stock counts at all branch
    offices (Nairobi, Nakuru, and Machakos) and prepare clear

Petty Cash:

  • Reconcile manager’s petty cash expenses with
    disbursements on weekly basis and ensure supporting documents are received
    for all

  • Review and approve of requests for petty cash
    from company managers and forward approved requests to

Qualifications

  • CPA (K) Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business or
    related field

  • 5 years’ work experience in accounting
    profession

  • Expertise in Quickbooks software, Excel, and
    Google Drive

  • High attention to detail and excellent
    proofreading abilities

  • Excellent written communication- perfect
    spelling, punctuation & formatting of reports and emails

  • Efficient in planning workload and able to
    manage competing priorities while meeting all deadlines

  • Friendly and professional communication while
    speaking with clients and suppliers

  • Pride in personal integrity and highly
    trustworthy

  • Expertise in Quickbooks Online (not Desktop
    version)

  • Experience working for manufacturing
    companies, including correctly accounting for cost of sales incorporating
    work-in-progress items and stock produced but not sold

How To Apply

Email j[email protected], subject: Accountant with:

A cover letter describing your relevant
experiences and skills and why you want to join Acacia Innovations Ltd.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)- no more than 2
pages long

CPA (K) certificate

3 professional references

Application Deadline: 15 May, 2020
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