Associate Accountant

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
30,001 - 45,000
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
04 Jun 2019
Job role
Accountant
Under the guidance of their direct supervisor, accounting associates provide basic bookkeeping and accounting support to their clients. This involves tasks such as reviewing their financial statements for inaccuracies and monitoring financial activity.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years


Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Ensuring that all payments are made to various vendors
  2. Ensuring that all payments are received from customers
  3. Ensuring all monthly bills are paid on time
  4. Bank reconciliations
  5. Inputting all financial data
  6. Monthly financial reports and analysis
  7. Asset management and control Fixed asset register
  8. Cash flow management
  9. Budgets and variance analysis
  10. Internal control systems management
  11. Payroll - Preparation and sending of pay slips
  12. Statutory deductions, computation and payments-PAYE,NHIF & NSSF
  13. Products performance feedback to the marketing department
  14. Accounting of various projects being undertaken
  15. Interdepartmental cash flow management


REQUIREMENTS
  • At least 1 or 2 years general accounting; payables and receivables experience
  • Proficient in Quick Books applications and computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organization skills
  • Must be willing to take on additional responsibilities as required
  • Must be a born again Christian


QUALIFICATIONS
  • CPA 3, or Higher accounting qualifications
  • Degree in a business course
  • Proficient with accounting software such as QuickBooks or experience with similar software
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A good understanding of general accounting practices


Salary: KES 40,000-45,000