Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2020
Career Kenya: Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Job Vacancy: Accountant

Our client is an established
veterinary company is seeking to hire an accountant to be based in Nairobi.
The accountant will wholly be
responsible for maintaining all the books of accounts for company, as a team
leader in the accounts department, will be responsible for training and
coaching other accounting staff.
Major Functions / Accountabilities

1. Accounts Payable;

Posting of suppliers invoices in the
Preparing payment vouchers and
reconciling creditor’s accounts to ensure accuracy.
Ensure that all payments and
purchases are properly supported and the laid down procedures are followed.
Processing payments, Posting of
Payments for Suppliers and other regular expenses for all the banks in the
Accounting System and reconcile accounts payable transactions.
Maintaining accounts payable files
and records.
Coordinating with international
suppliers on payment and timely delivery of consignments and their pricing for
sale in the branches
Liaising with the purchasing
department, clearing & forwarding agents on importations and their
documentations to see everything is in place for the importation process.
Prepare Payroll and ensure payment of
the same to avoid delays and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
Daily cash reconciliation on Cash,
Mpesa, Credit card, Cheques among others.
Preparation and banking of daily
Ensure proper management of petty
cash and disbursements.
Analyzing bank reconciliations on
weekly basis to ensure correctness.
Manage and reconcile the cash
purchases im-prest.
Responsible of all cashiers in the
respective branches.
Maintaining the billing system and
generating invoices, ensuring proper coding on documents and account statements
and following up to ensure settlement.
Generate financial statements and
reports detailing accounts receivable status per client
Maintaining accounts receivable files
and records.
Generate monthly, quarterly or annual
financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other
accounts receivable activity.
Ensure all related tax obligations –
VAT, PAYE, WHT and statutory deductions are accurately accounted for, reported
and respective payments remitted to the regulators and returns filed
Ensure all the Documentation and
clearance of imports is compliant with all the regulators.
6. Financial Accounting and Controls
Quick in responding to and dealing
with all regions by way of email, telephone and any other mode of communication
deemed fit by the company.
Investigating and resolving any
irregularities or enquiries in accounts.
Assisting in general financial
management and analysis.
Ensuring maintenance of an efficient,
proper and transparent financial filing system for the department and the
Providing accurate and timely
management accounting reports and business performance data.
Maintain internal controls and
effective accounting system and policies for the organization.
Preparation of the quarterly stock
takes and report on the same.
Support preparation of the monthly
final accounts, trial balance statements and balance sheet to be presented to
the Finance management/Management meeting every month.
Participate in Internal and External
Advice the management on financial
Any other duties that will be
assigned by the Senior Management.
Preparation of all financial
documents and reconciliations for every program as per the program requirements
Capacity build the program staff on
finance Requirements
Advice the Project team on financial
matters in regards to the program
Any other duties that will be
assigned by the Program Team Leader
8. Team Player / Company Ambassador
Represent the company and Spread the
word about our products and services.
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum 4 years’ relevant work
Knowledge and hands on experience
with Quick-books accounting software.
Strong organizational and time
management skills.
Proactive approach to work and able
to work with limited supervision.
Send your applications to by 13th January, 2020.

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