Accountant at Ikigai 2020
Career Kenya: Accountant at Ikigai 2020
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Ikigai is a coworking office space in Nairobi that promotes wellness by creating workspaces that blend into the natural environment. We believe that individuals are more creative, healthier and happier in the outdoors. Whether you require a desk, a private office, a quiet place to hold a meeting or a secluded area to hold an event, our green spaces promot…

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Goals and Objectives

Emulate Ikigai’s core values and strive to achieve our mission.

Support the CEO and COO achieve the following:

  • Accurate accounts that show the profitability of the company.
  • Cashflow projections that enable the company to make sound decisions about investment
  • Financial models that support with grow plans

Key Responsibilities:

  • Post expenses to QuickBooks and make payments to suppliers
  •  Invoice customers on Quick Books and post payments received
  •  Ensure all collections are banked and perform bank reconciliation on Quick Book
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports
  • Prepare budgets and monthly cash flow forecasts on Ms Excel
  • Prepare the payroll and file payroll returns (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF)
  • File VAT, Withholding tax and Income Tax returns on iTax platform
  • Manage petty cash
  • Maintain the asset register
  • Facilitate audits

Other Requirements: The ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and perform with excellence.

Education & Experience:

  • Experience working with QuickBook
  • Experience filing returns on iTAX
  •  Fully qualified accountant (CPAK) or CPA Section 4 with a degree in business related studies
  • Experience working with Ms Excel
  • At least Three years relevant experience

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Detail and process oriented
  • Experience working in a fast paced/ dynamic startup environmen
  • Quick thinker able to provide solutions to problems as they arise
  • Ability to have many balls in the air at one time and quickly prioritize ta
  • Ability to motivate and develop teams
  • Great teamwo
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Punctual, professional, thorough, and entrepreneurial; you’re a quick learning self-starter
  • Adaptable and innovative; you own your mistakes and move o
  • Highly organized and efficient with excellent time management skills. You are able to prioritize tasks effectively when everything is happening at once
  • You don’t just show up to work at the office, you own the office, taking pride in managing every little accounting related detail
  • Collaborative and engaging and like to work as a team. You’re also independent and get the job done. No matter what is required
  • You are not afraid to get your hands dirty when required

Ikigai is as an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to nurture the growth and career development of its employees by providing an environment where opportunities for such growth are open and available on merit basis.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.


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