Orkila Job Vacancy : Accountant & Administration Officer


As a result of continued business growth, ORKILA EAST AFRICA LTD, a subsidiary of ORKILA Group, is seeking anAccountant & Administration Officer to join its Accounting & Finance team in Nairobi, Kenya. The candidate will be reporting to the General Manager.


Main Tasks:

  • Handling the company’s petty cash
  • Liaising with bankers regarding financial transactions
  • Processing entries of various items, including but not limited to: sale & purchase invoices, journal vouchers, payment & receipt vouchers, credit & debit notes, travel expenses, etc…
  • Managing various accounting activities, including but not limited to closing general monthly expenses
  • Following-up and monitoring collections and reconciling accounts of customers, banks, creditors, debtors and inter-companies
  • Following up with personnel (days off, sick leave…)
  • Generating the end of month closing: salaries, depreciation, prepaid & accruals, aging reports, reconciliations
  • Maintaining general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts, preparing a trial balance and reconciling entries
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly & yearly financial reports ( sales report, balance sheet, profit & loss and budget ) and reporting to HQ on the same
  • Participating in the company’s procurement process
  • Conducting stock takes and reconciling inventory values
  • Preparing monthly forecasts
  • Preparing and submitting VAT, PAYE, withholding tax, income tax, NHIF & NSSF declarations
  • Developing SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) for the company
  • Securing financial information by completing database backups
  • Avoiding legal challenges by complying with legal requirements
  • Protecting organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Helping with external audits, transfer cost audits, and all other tax audits, including VAT inspections
  • Following up on the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Assisting General Manager in Administration




  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a business related field
  • CPA/ACCA-at least part 2
  • 4 to 5 years experience in an accounting & finance role in a relatively busy company
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting system
  • Familiar with ERP system/Very Important
  • Knowledge of inventory costing is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the KRA I-tax platform
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to manipulate search engines tools and search techniques
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented, motivated and professional
  • Strong knowledge in taxation matters
  • Strong MS Office skills, including, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple, concurrent projects and activities
  • Ability to effectively partner with employees, management, department and cross-functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the company
  • Good & strong team spirit


   How to Apply

   Availability: Immediately Salary range: Between Gross Kshs.60,000-Kshs.65,000 If you are fully qualified, kindly send your CV to [email protected]