Accountant
Potential Staffing Limited
Nairobi
5d ago
source : BrighterMonday Kenya

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 2 years
  • Job Description

    Minimum Qualification : Bachelor Experience Level

    Mid level Experience Length : 4 years

    Job Description Key Responsibilities :

  • Preparing asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Performing assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual account reconciliations and reviews to ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial data
  • Analyzes historical financial data and makes projections and forecasts based on sound assumption.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Maintains and reviews fixed assets ledger each month to ensure stock are properly recorded in accordance with established capitalization policies.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, Trial balance, Budgets and other statements.
  • Performing bank reconciliation
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • perform account reconciliations
  • Manage and oversee the entire accounting team
  • Conduct all necessary trainings to keep the team’s skills and knowledge up to date
  • Review corporate and personal income tax returns to ensure accuracy
  • Monitor and mentor / train junior staff, clerks, and bookkeepers
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to achieve shared goals
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Preparing and recoding assets, liability, revenue and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information;
  • Qualifications

  • CPA-K with a degree in administration / commerce or economics
  • Self-motivation.
  • Integrity.
  • Ability to reflect on one's owns work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions.
  • Business acumen and interest.
  • Organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines.
  • team working ability.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in IT.
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