Account Assistant Job (35k)

Date Posted: April 16, 2022, 4:58 a.m.

Job Description

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.


Key Responsibilities:

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

Well organized

Good report writing skills

Computer literate

Entrepreneurial 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.


How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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