Monday, 16 January 2012

Accountant - Nairobi, Kenya

An Accounting vacancy exists within a company in Kenya.

The organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking an accountant in the Nairobi office.

The holder of this position is responsible for updating, verifying, and maintaining accounting journals and ledgers and managing multiple grants an inventory management system, along with other financial duties as per approved policies and procedures.

Job Description
  • Preparing cash book and postings to ledgers as required
  • Carrying out reconciliation of various accounts as required
  • Receiving payments and providing copies of receipts to relevant persons
  • Preparation of monthly journals to the relevant GL accounts
  • Tracking and auditing petty cash and assisting employees with expense reports
  • Preparing timely and accurate trial balance and other related financial statements
  • Preparation and filing of forms and documentation including, but not limited to, The Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Verifying various claims as per approved procedures
  • Preparing payroll
  • Oversight of annual audit preparation
  • Review of and adherence to respective financial funding sources grants, or letter of agreements and requirements
  • Review of overall internal accounting controls of the office
  • Any other assigned tasks
Person Specification
  • ACCA Professional Skills Level or CPA Section III
  • Knowledge of accounting with 2-3 years’ of relevant experience
  • Previous experience working with donor funding a must
  • Previous experience working with NGO an advantage
  • Degree in business or accounting
  • Ability to prepare financial statements and analyze financial reports
  • MS Office and knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Proficiency of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
Application for the vacancy

Submit your cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to and copy to

Closing date for receipt of applications: 18 Jan 2012

Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews



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