Accountant Jobs in Nairobi 2017



To ensure timely fee collection and other financial duties as assigned by Finance and Administration Officer       


  • Ensure timely collection of school fees
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports toassess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Develop and provide timely financial accounting reports for management consumption
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Maintain or examine the records pertaining to regulatory agencies.
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  • Represent the school in discussions with the revenue authority and provide support during litigation involving financial issues.



  • Ensure timely fees collection
  • Manage petty cash
  • Manage all salary payments and deductions eg NSSF, NHIF



  • Timely collection and banking of school fees
    • 100% clear, complete and comprehensive record keeping eg petty cash transactions, bills, invoices
    • The school meets the statutory tax requirements
    • Timely submission of reports to the Finance Officer



Academic and professional qualifications

  • First degree in business administration or equivalent
  • CPA or equivalent qualification

Technical knowledge, skills and competencies

  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Ability to prepare standard financial reports on a regular basis
  • Proven computer literacy in Microsoft Office or related programs
  • Experience in using financial accounting packages and working in a computerised environment
  • Proven ability to work well with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders and to act ethically
  • Strong work ethic, based on proactive planning and personal responsibility
  • Customer service skills

Experience Required

  • Over 5 years of relevant work and progressive experience preferably gained through working in a busy service oriented organization

Personal Attributes

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Trustworthiness
  • Undoubted integrity
  • Time management skills
  • Good communication skills

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