Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya


A leading supplier in
the hospitality industry is seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to
fill in the following position at their Nairobi office:

ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

Reporting to the
Accountant, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for overseeing client
management and ensuring high quality services to clients in accordance with the
best practices of the industry with an expectation of ensuring client
satisfaction and business development.

Principal
Accountabilities

  • Ensuring timely collection of debts from clients
  • Monitoring customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Maintaining accounts receivables files
  • Preparing client statements for approval and sending to clients
  • Processing receipts
  • Preparing collection reports
  • Processing cheques for signatures and approval
  • Fact checking invoices for payment
  • Preparing invoices and paying all outstanding invoices
  • Reconciling account balances
  • Identifying discrepancies and reconciling invoices
  • Ensuring bank reconciliations are done accordingly
  • Participating in audits and participating in the implementation of internal controls to ensure accuracy in accounting operations
  • Creating and updating expense reports
  • Posting financial transactions in the Tally ERP

Key Qualifications and
Experience

  • A minimum of a diploma in Finance/accounting/Economics or any relevant field
  • Professional Accounting trainings preferably Certified Public Accountants (CPA IV)
  • A minimum of two (2) years hands on experience in General accounting
  • Knowledge in the use of Accounting systems
  • Familiarity with taxation laws and statutory deductions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

How To Apply

Interested candidates
are requested to forward their updated CVs to 
recruitments2021@gmail.com 
stating the subject
heading “Assistant
Accountant”
 by Tuesday, 9th November 2021 clearly
indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime
telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.


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