Junior Accountant

Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2022, 3:55 a.m.

Open Capital Advisors

Job Description

The role

This is a full-time role based in Nairobi, which entails working with our Finance Manager in supporting the teams across our offices, and other entities as we expand. The key roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to;

Cash and Bank Management

  • Weekly reviewing and reporting on cash balances and short-term cash needs
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations and preparation of audit ready documentation
  • Reviewing of petty cash reports

Monthly and Quarterly Closing

  • Posting of Payroll and other closing journals
  • Completeness checks with the AR-, AP- and expense- process owners
  • Identification of and reporting on unreconciled balances
  • Quarterly review of prepayment- and accrual- balances
  • Quarterly posting of depreciation and update of asset trackers
  • Quarterly completion of closing checklist for sign-off by Group Head of Finance

Statutory Submissions

  • Monthly preparation of VAT, WHT and WH-VAT returns in multiple countries
  • Monthly reconciliation against financial accounts for approval by the Head of Accounting
  • Submission of returns and preparation of payments

Your Skills And Experience

  • 1-2 years or more of proven experience in an accounting capacity
  • B. Comm degree with Accounting option or other business-related course from a recognized institution
  • CPA (completed at least up to Part Two) or equivalent ACCA qualification
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Experience in working with accounting systems such as QuickBooks Online or more advanced ERPs
  • Interest and ability to investigate and identify the root cause of issues such as unreconciled balances or account inconsistencies
  • Fluent English language skills, both spoken and written
  • Interest and ability to present information in a clear and compelling way
  • Desire to work hard and continuously improve
  • Experience in the preparation of VAT and other statutory returns will be considered an advantage
  • Right to work in Kenya

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Open Capital via the link, Jobs at Open Capital

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