Accountant/Administrative Officer Job

Accountant/Administrative Officer Job


POSITION TITLE                    Accountant/Administrative Officer


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