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Simply Intuite.

Junior Accountant

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 26/06/2023, 1 year ago

Industry: Finance and economic

Role: Accounting

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 10/07/2023

Client: Confidential

Position: Junior Accountant

Location: Nairobi

Reports to: Accountant

Our client is looking for a Junior Accountant to join their vibrant team in Nairobi.

JOB PURPOSE

The selected candidate will establish and maintain internal accounting controls as well as ensure the preparation & submission of all financial process reports.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded accurately according to company policies and regulations.
  • Update accounts receivable, payable and perform reconciliations.
  • Ensuring compliance with KRA, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of financial statements e.g balance sheets & income statements in accordance with legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts and other departments.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.
  • Ensures the credibility of the accounts of the company in accordance with the standards determined by management.
  • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.
  • Ensure tax returns are filed on a timely basis.
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned.
  • Assist in updating financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and available when needed.
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly/annually reports.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Assist with other accounting projects.
  • Or any other task assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 2-3 years’ experience as a junior accountant
  • Excellent Knowledge in accounting software e.g QuickBooks
  • Certified Accountant CPA (K) qualification
  • Exceptional computer skills, including Microsoft Office and databases.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Awareness of the commercial trends and developments within the industry
  • Corporate and personal tax experience


SKILLS

  • Must have superb interpersonal and organizational skills with proven ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good with figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Must have exceptional written and oral communication skills with the enthusiasm and drive to significantly contribute to a mission-based organization.