Job Title: Accounts Assistant-Nairobi,
Gross Salary: 25k
Our client is an IT company that sells tech hardware solutions while providing world-class customer service to their clients. They seek to hire a competent, organized accounts assistant who will be responsible for perfoming the financial and accounting functions, in compliance with financial policies, procedures and controls systems.
Responsible for the financial accounting function – accounts payable and accounts receivable
Responsible for accounting of cash transactions (bank account and petty cash) and reconciliations
Analyse financial information and prepare final statements.
Coordinate with management and staff to prepare organisational and departmental budgets.
Ensure compliance with organizational guidelines and procedures and statutory regulations
Prepare the statutory deductions e.g. PAYE, NHIF, VAT, NITA and NSSF among others; and submit to the specific authorities.
Resolve account payable and receivable issues or queries.
Accurately perform daily reconciliations of cash and cheques transactions, and tally and file invoices.
Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for financial statements.
Assist in financial and tax audits, and general ledger preparation.
Assist in preparation of financial reports to management.
Develop monthly financial statements that include cash flow, profit and loss statements, and balance sheets.
Complete end of month close procedures.
Review, disburse and replenish authorized petty cash in the organisation.
Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Accounting, finance, or relevant courses.
Must have a minimum of one years’ experience preferably in a busy organisation.
Proficiency with QuickBooks & Ms-Excel is a distinct advantage.
Must have CPA, Part 3.
27 Years and Below
Sound understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.
High ethical standards and professionalism.
Analytical mind with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
Meticulous attention to detail with the superb organizational skills.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Critical thinker with high proficiency in math.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent report writing, communication and IT skills.