Junior Accountant
Lipa Later Ltd
Nairobi, Kenya
2d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Lipa Later Ltd

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Lipa Later Ltd

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Nairobi Full TimeBanking, Finance & Insurance KSh Confidential 2w

Job Summary

The Junior Accountant will be responsible for providing financial, administrative, and clerical support to the organization.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Entry level
  • Experience Length : 2 years
  • About Lipa Later :

    Lipa Later Limited is a financial serviceprovider based in Kenya and Rwanda that offers payment plans for consumers andbusinesses looking to buy and sell products and services in monthlyinstallments.

    About the Role :

    Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Junior Accountant will be responsible for providing financial, administrativeand clerical support to the organization.

    Reports to : Senior Accountant

    Key responsibilities will include :

  • Confirming and updating allpayments received that relates to loan repayments, Investors contributions andClients Top Up contributions.
  • Posting of payments to theCustomer Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  • Responding to any queriesregarding loan repayments, Top Ups, or Clients' contributions.
  • Confirming loans details on theloan payment vouchers against entries in the loan management system.
  • Preparing daily disbursementsand collections reports. Collections reports include Partial Receipts, DropOffs, Nil (Zero) receipted accounts, and Full Settlements.
  • Filling and retrieval of allpayment vouchers relating to loans and expenses.
  • Weekly reconciliation of Pettycash transactions and posting entries in the accounting system.
  • Fully support the seniorAccountant during the reporting and consolidation process.
  • Aid in ensuring reliability andintegrity of the accounting system reporting.
  • Analysis of actual vs budgetedfigures and query variances.
  • Working closely with auditorsand ensuring this is done on a timely basis.
  • Documenting procedures andmaintain a strong internal control environment.
  • Ad-hoc tasks required by thefinance team (e.g. tax preparation).
  • Qualifications and skills, we are looking for :

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Hands-on experience working with general ledgers
  • Proficiency in SAGE accounting software
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices esp. IFRS / IAS and Kenyan GAAP
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant accounting software
  • Bachelor’s Degrees in the following subjects- Accounting or Finance
  • Qualifications (e.g. CPA, ACCA or CIMA) is required.
  • If interested,kindly send your CV, and salary expectation with the subjectline " Junior Accountant’’

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