Accounting Jobs In Kenya.

Title:  Junior Accountant,

Industry:  Education,

Salary: 30-40K,

Location: Ukunda, Mombasa,

Our client is Christian based Primary and Junior High School based in Ukunda, Mombasa. They seek to hire a Junior Accountant who will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain accounts for the school and any subsidiaries
  • Petty cash and administration management
  • Perform month-end close activities, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations for various balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations
  • Performing risk management by analysing the school’s liabilities and investments
  • Ensure all accounting processes are streamlined and in accordance with the respective jurisdiction.
  • Liaise with external auditors to facilitate annual audits.
  • Forecast monthly and quarterly cash requirements for the business and prepare periodic budgets for the different departments and any company activities or projects
  • Provide strategic decision making based on accounting reporting to always ensure cost management and revenue optimization strategies
  • Collaborate with finance team for investor reporting, covenant compliance, budget variation, financial statements analysis
  • Reconcile transactions on the dashboard, mobile money statements and other statements and liaise with the Tech team to resolve any irregularities.
  • Design, prepare and present monthly financial statement analysis suitable for Board-level or management presentations
  • Liaise with all other business units to challenge the status quo, implement new ideas, investigate and implement more efficient solutions and treasury processes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K) is desired.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Should be hands-on with Quickbooks, Sage & iTax.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power point is required.
  • Should be familiar with costings, taxation, and cost analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and a strong team player.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Critical, analytical, and creative thinking to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have a strong understanding of the theoretical and practical components of the position apart from just being familiar with performing assigned tasks.
  • Must be familiar with the institutions’ working procedures in order to be able to multitask when necessary.
  • Should also always have an open ear for the students and serve as a role model.

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