POSITION TITLE Accountant/Administrative Officer
OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The Accountant/Administrative Officer is responsible for managing the office finances and assisting with administrative issues. We are is looking for a reliable accountant to grow with the organization.
The Accountant/Administrative Officer’s responsibilities include, but will not be limited to:
- Financial responsibilities
o Managing petty cash system
o Verifying the accuracy of all purchase orders and supporting documentation
o Tracking and entering into Quickbooks all office financial transactions
o Maintaining the financial filing system in accordance with guidelines
o Paying taxes to the appropriate authorities when necessary
o Managing accounts receivable and accounts payable
o Reconciling the bank accounts
o Compiling quarterly and annual financial reports for the management
o Providing financial information on request.
o Liaising with regulatory bodies or approved consultants to ensure compliance by the organization for financial related matters.
o Other tasks as required
- Administrative responsibilities
o Assisting in managing the Human Resource function, including maintaining leave calendars, drafting employment agreements and other documents, and updating health insurance enrollment information
o Ensuring all assets are tagged and keeping record of movement of assets
o In link with the Finance Director, organizing the procurement of the goods and services for
o Managing relationship with office complex and organizing logistics for the office
o Providing support in logistics & travel arrangements to be made as per requirements
o Providing support in organizing global conference calls, meetings, workshops and other events
o Other tasks as required
The Accountant/Administrative Officer reports to the Operations Director.
This position is permanent with an initial probation period of three months.
- This position is Nairobi-based.
- The position requires the holder to be able to undertake tasking at short notice.
- The position requires the holder to be able to work effectively and efficiently with minimum supervision. The selected candidate must be able to plan and manage their own time effectively.
- CPA 11 minimum
Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or other relevant areas preferred
- 2-3 years of work experience in accounting including:
o Keeping office financial records for a small to medium sized organization
o Submitting taxes to appropriate local authorities
o Preparing financial reports
o Maintaining a petty cash system
- Skills and attributes:
o Strong problem solving and communication abilities
o Organized and self-motivated
o Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required; proficiency with Quickbooks preferred
o Possesses honesty, integrity, and strong work ethic
o Reliable and punctual in quality and timing of work
o Collaborative and thrives in a team environment
o Excited by and open to new ideas and new ways of doing things
o Cooperative and supportive attitude and behaviour
- Willingness to take on additional areas of responsibility relevant to the role
How to apply;
Please send your updated cv to [email protected] no later than 5pm, 02/03/2018