ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
BBOXX Capital Kenya Limited
Kisumu, Kenya
1d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

He / she will be responsible for performing day to day finance and administrative tasks under the direction and guidance of the Country Accountant.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Entry level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • FixedAsset Management

    A member ofthe fixed assets verification exercise team

    Responsible for ensuring that acorrect fixed assets register is maintained (to be assigned to the assistant)

    Post additionsand disposal of assets into the register and general ledger

    PurchasesLedger

    Confirm andassign correct codes to supplier invoices

    Prepare payments to suppliersaccording to the due dates ensuringall reconciliations and relevantdocuments are attached

    Produce agedcreditors analysis by the 4th of the following month

    Communicate tothe vendors on reconciling items with specific requests to correct the anomaly

    Monitoradvance payments regularly to ensure receipt of goods and services

    Monitor and report to theCountry Accountant for unpaid supplier balances which are more than 3 months

    Bank& Petty Cash

    Writing checksand updating the bank account on daily basis

    Prepare regularbank reconciliations and submit to Country Accountant by the 3rd of every month

  • Distribute cash / cheques andensure requests from staff for advances / reimbursements are paid on time
  • Ensure properfiling of Finance and accounting records.

    Inventory

    Assist inmonthly stock counts as and when called for

    Expenseaccounts

    Maintain a record of all expenseaccounts and promptly file them in the general ledger file for review by the 4th of every month.

    Ensure all expenses areaccurately posted and provide a reconciliation of all general ledger accountsand control accounts

    RelationshipManagement

    Managerelations with key suppliers & resolve alldisputes

    Advise theCountry Accountant on the financial consequences of all proposed courses of action

    Training and development & Performance

    Attend relevant training as andwhen required and be aware of future developments regarding finance andaccounting & the overall business

    To participate in performancemanagement reviews (Appraisal conducted by the Country Accountant)

    Compliance with Regulatory Authority Requirements

    Participate inthe annual audit by providing required support documents and schedules

    Budgetand Cost Control

    Review of costand escalate variations to the Country Accountant

    Advise the Country Accountant onmajor financial issues which are outside the agreed management authority (e.g. fundraising)

    Monitor Financial Progress and Performance

    Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations and submit to the CountryAccountant for review andapprovals

    Adhere to thefinance policies and procedures

    Attend weeklyand other regular meetings as required

    Qualifications and Experience

    Professionalaccounting certification, CPA(K)

    1 years ofexperience in accounting position

    Knowledge offinance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles

    Knowledge ofautomated financial and accounting reportingsystems.

    Knowledge ofgovernment and tax regulations.

    Ability toanalyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.

    Work requiresprofessional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

    Willingness towork on a flexible schedule.

    Ability tomulti task

    Trustworthy,high degree of integrity

    Ability towork independently

    Ability towork in a highly computerized environment

    Ability towork under pressure and excellent organizational skills

    Willingnessand ability to work such hours as are necessary to accomplish job requirements

    Excellentwritten, oral and interpersonal communicationskills

    Experience Inaccounts receivable, accounts payable, and general accounts

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