Our client, a medium sized company based in Nairobi that is in Microfinance sector is looking for an accountant who can run a wholly functional accounting department.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
. Ensuring all accounting data is captured in real time and is accurate.
. Timely preparation of management reports.
. Preparation of annual financial statements.
. Cashflow forecasting and risk analysis as well as Advice the directors on cashflow management
. Establishment of the necessary operating procedures.
. Ensuring all bankings are done on time.
. Reporting on daily collections.
. Weekly forecasting of cash receipts and payments of the company.
. Bank reconciliations.
. Debtors and creditors management.
. Preparing payroll for all company staff.
. Filing the necessary personnel dues with the relevant authorities within the stipulated deadlines.
. Maintaining confidentiality of all payroll matters.
. Filing of VAT and ensuring payments are made to KRA when due.
. Filing of income tax at the end of financial year and filing of instalment taxes as and when they are due.
. Filing of PAYE.
. providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation.
. Ensuring all tax savings of the company are well planned for e.g. WHT.
. Filing all statutory returns on time and ensuring they are paid within the stipulated period.
. Working closely with the company’s internal and external auditors to ensure audits are done on time.
. In consultation with the CEO Negotiating the terms of business deals with both individual clients and associated organisations.
. In consultation with the CEO develop credit score cards for credit clients.
. Managing costs while getting value for services and goods.
KEY ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
. A person of good moral standing and integrity.
. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
. Good organizational skills.
. Great analytical skills.
. Ability to work without supervision and meet strict deadlines.
. A self-starter.
. A team worker.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
. CPA Section (6) six.
. A business related degree is an added advantage.
. Exposure in an audit firm is an added advantage.
. Ability to work with Quickbooks or an ERP system and IT savvy.
. 3 years accounting and finance experience in a similar or related industry.
. Familiarity with tax regulations.
. Good math skills and the ability to spot numerical errors.
. Hands-on experience with MS Office and accounting software.
. Organization skills.
. Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information.
Ladies are highly encouraged to apply.
MONTHLY GROSS SALARY: Ksh. 35,000 – 40,000
- Job Application Details HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates to send CVs and Cover Letters to [email protected] with the subject 'microfinance Accountant' NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.