Accounting Jobs in Kenya
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry is registered as a not-for-profit private company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act Chapter 486 of the laws of Kenya. Before the promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution in August 2010, the KNCCI had its main operations at the head office in Nairobi with regional offices in the major towns in Kenya.
Reports to: Corporate Service Manager
Contract: 3 Years Renewable Contract
Role Description: As an accountant you are responsible for assisting in maintaining an accurate book of accounts.
Key Responsibilities: Assist in Collating, preparing and interpreting reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries and financial statements Assist the Corporate Affairs Manager to develop long-term and short term business plans Assist in Monitors, interpret and improve cash flow Produces accurate financial and analytic reports to specific deadlines Assist to monitor company insurance, licensing, contracts and agreements to enhance compliance Assist in Processing petty cash and cheques payment vouchers for all payments Assist to draw and bank authorized cheques Assist to ensure prompt collection of accounts receivables Assist in daily posting of accounts receivables and payables transactions Assist in timely preparation of staff payroll and disbursement of salaries and pay slips Assist to Process monthly and annual PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, VAT returns and file them with KRA, NSSF and NHIF Facilitate in the preparation and presentation of weekly accounts reports Assist to Prepare and process monthly /annual payments including insurances, licenses, service bills, land rates and rents Assist to Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.
Competences Must be a mature, respectful and honest person of high integrity that is able to work in a team and make meaningful contributions to the team objective. Good communication and sound report-writing skills will be an added advantage. Should be quick in understanding, keen in taking instructions, and able to work with minimum supervision. Should be willing, ready and able to perform other duties as delegated to him/her by the supervisor.
Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting option, Economics or any other business relevant qualification. Qualified CPA K Keen and pays attention to detail. Ability to work well within a team. Possess Excel spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level. Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines. Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written; Exposure to one or more computerized accounting packages will be an added advantage; The candidate must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of a Finance accountant Flexibility and a can-do approach to tasks and the ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment