Accounts Assistant

Nairobi, Kenya
30,001 - 45,000
23 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Our client, a dynamic and Multi-cultural Travel (Tour guide) company is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to assist in the overall day to day accounting responsibilities of the organization.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The ideal candidate Must have at least 2 years' working experience in the tourism industry. Female candidates are preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Post and process all journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Ensure monthly bank reconciliations are done.
  • Ensure all expense advances and imprest accounts are properly reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Review the cheque register and operating expense analysis on a daily basis.
  • Review monthly VAT returns to the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Review withholding VAT returns to the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Updating accounts payable and perform reconciliations before processing and disbursing any payment.
  • Ensure the Fixed Assets Register is updated, depreciation calculated, and all assets captured.
  • Updating customer statements with invoices, credit note raised, and funds received.
  • Raising tax invoices in QuickBooks.
  • Assist the Accountant on any other financial related matters.

  • Bachelor's Degree (Finance or Accounting).
  • At least CPA Part II
  • At least two years working experience in the tourism industry.
  • Knowledge in Accounting Software.
  • Quick leaner and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Proficiency in excel, word and outlook.
  • Good communication skills.

Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 40,000 (Approx. 400 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.

Career Level: Junior Level

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 23rd February 2018

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