Accountant Jobs in Kenya 2016 (150K)


Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya 2016

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: Monthly gross Salary: Kshs 150,000 (Approx. 1,500 USD)
Deadline: 15th January 2017

A diversified horticultural company based in Nairobi with 4 farms in the outskirts of Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Senior Accountant to be based in their Nairobi office. The ideal candidate MUST have experience working with multi-currency.

Senior Accountant Job Key Responsibilities

  • Post financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system.
  • Enter, update, and/or retrieve accounting data from automated systems.
  • Payroll preparation and statutory remittance.
  • Submit relevant withholding and VAT payments to Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Code, post and receive payments.
  • Prepare and coordinate deposit activities.
  • Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations.
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payments.
  • Assist in month end reporting procedures.
  • Prepare and process employee expense reports.
  • Design, prepare, and maintain accounting and finance spreadsheets.
  • Clients accounts reconciliations for payments received and disbursed.
  • Keep track of all insurance policies and licenses, renewal dates and renew as required.
  • Keep track of the company’s in-house employee loan scheme.
  • Create sales agreements and proforma invoices and assist the sales team in seeing through sales.
  • Prepare a proper monthly Work-in-Progress report and a stock report.
  • Prepare all financial accounts ready for Auditors.
  • Review new procedures, manuals, and system enhancements.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications for the Senior Accountant Job

  • Minimum Five years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance.
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent.
  • CPA(K).
  • Experience working with multi-currency.
  • Must be above 35 years.
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools, i.e. spreadsheets.
  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system and policy updates.
  • Ability and drive to work independently, solution oriented.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

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