Title: Account Assistant,
Industry: FMCG Distribution Retail Shops,
Gross Salary: 35k,
Location: Around the country,
Our client is an e-commerce platform with a distribution solution to serve the market in deep rural areas. They seek to hire an Account Assistant who will be keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling creditors and debtors.
Daily confirmation and reconciliation of Mpesa payments by franchisees and wholesale versus sales.
Issuance of daily sales report from dataddo. Printing ETR receipts daily and issuance of Z reports at the end of the month.
Support in payment for purchase of goods and services. Manage supplier returns and credit notes.
Perform inventory count at the store daily, review and post in the system and advise on any variances.
Payment of other suppliers, franchisees, human resource, VAT, PAYEE, NHIF, NSSF within their deadlines.
Payment of utilities including licenses, airtime etc.
Dealing with suppliers to ensure invoices have ETR or ESD and attaching to Purchase orders. Make a copy of the invoice or receipt immediately to avoid loss of information.
Weekly enter data of financial transactions in database mostly in Expense sheet.
Provide assistance and support to company personnel as and when required.
Report accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies.
Any other duty as requested by management
Skills and Qualifications
Diploma in business related studies, basic accounting knowledge
Two years experience accounting department.
Experience in FMCG is a must
Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Aptitude for numbers
Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
Data entry and excel processing skills
Good report writing skills
Good communication skills and fluency in English and Swahili
Proper financial management skills
Proper negotiation skills
Excellent time management skills
Be willing to work for a start up, ability to run a business on lean costs
Open to interact with the base of the pyramid (BOP) communities in the last mile rural areas.